Hire Manuscript Editors in Australia

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Angie

Angie

Sydney NSW, Australia

I am a children's book publisher and editor with experience in picture books, readers, chapter books, non-fiction, fiction and YA.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Australia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Fantasy

Kelly

Kelly

Sydney NSW, Australia

I love working with authors on their manuscripts, helping them tease out their ideas and realise their publishing dreams.


Work experience:

  • Allen & Unwin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Women's Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, True Crime

Heather

Heather

Aldinga Beach, South Australia

Accredited editor specialising in biography, memoir, self-help, psychology, spirituality, general non-fiction. Former editor at Hardie Grant


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Hardie Grant Publishing
  • John Brown Publishing, London

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, New Age, Religion & Spirituality, Inspirational

Karin

Karin

Brisbane QLD, Australia

A passionate 'generalist' who lives to learn, I've edited fiction and non-fiction for both indie and trade publisher clients for decades.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Teach Starter Publishing
  • Wildlife Australia Magazine
  • Steve Parish Publishing
  • LexisNexis/Elsevier Reed
  • Bookmark Publishing
  • Australian Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Book Coaching

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Fantasy, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Science Fiction

Claire

Claire

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Meticulous, highly experienced editor, specialising in non-fiction: memoir, biography, business, self-development, natural health and more.


Work experience:

  • Global DataPoint
  • Aspire Learning Resources
  • Global Listings
  • Self-employed
  • Satellite TV Europe Magazine (consumer magazine), London, UK
  • Bright Star Publishing / Midsummer Books Ltd, London, UK

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Religion & Spirituality, Business & Management, Biographies & Memoirs, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Garima

Garima

Adelaide SA, Australia

An editor with expertise in STEM editing (books, research papers, and theses). Worked for Macmillan, Elsevier, Springer, Cengage, AACR


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • MacMillan Publishing Services Ltd. (MPS Ltd.)
  • Aptara, Inc.
  • Thomson Digital

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Math & Science

Anjanette

Anjanette

Newcastle NSW, Australia

A passionate publishing professional, I love empowering writers by offering manuscript appraisal and mentoring. Upmarket fiction specialist!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Rick Raftos Management

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing

Daniel

Daniel

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Accredited non-fiction editor with more than 40 published titles. Specialising in art, spirituality, well-being, history, science & ESL.


Work experience:

  • Arcturus Publishing
  • Search Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Religion & Spirituality, True Crime, Classics, Fiction, DIY & Crafts

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After months, or maybe even years, of hard work and determination, you’ve finally completed your manuscript.


But now, in the midst of celebrating this accomplishment, you might be wondering: “What’s next?”


Well, for your best chances of coming to market with a professional and polished book, your answer should be: “Hire a developmental editor.”


A developmental editor works to ensure that your plot, characters, structure, prose, and all other pieces of your story are fine-tuned and cohesive as possible.


So how do you find a developmental editor in Australia you can trust to really make your story shine? Our marketplace is home to hundreds of experienced editors — many who worked for Big 5 publishers or with bestselling authors like Neil Gaiman. Sign up for a free account to start browsing the profiles of developmental editors in Australia today.

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