Hire Manuscript Editors in Australia

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Ed

Ed

Newcastle NSW, Australia

I edit and assess fiction, non-fiction and poetry. I work with big presses like Harper Collins as well as self-published authors.


Work experience:

  • The Creative Word Shop

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Contemporary Fiction

John

John

Brisbane QLD, Australia

Editor with over twenty years of experience working for major commercial publishers (Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Cambridge University Press).


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Cambridge University Press
  • JC Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Psychology, Sports & Outdoors, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting & Families, Writing & Publishing

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

Jessica

Jessica

Sydney, Australia

Edited over 100 fiction and non-fiction titles, including Prime Minister's Prize, The Age and various Premiers' literary award winners.


Work experience:

  • Jessica Perini Editorial Services
  • Amnesty International
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Arts Hub Magazine
  • News Ltd

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Home & Garden, Mystery & Crime, Education & Reference, Parenting & Families, Thriller & Suspense

Katia

Katia

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Manuscript nurturer, sentence polisher, eagle-eyed proofreader, wordsmith, preserver of voice and vision; fiction and memoir specialist.


Work experience:

  • Ariel Editing Service

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Themes & Motifs, Health & Wellbeing

Michele

Michele

Brisbane QLD, Australia

An editor of all genres, having worked for indie and trade publishing clients for 20 years, my expertise is developmental and copyediting!


Work experience:

  • Wordplay Editing Services
  • University of Queensland Press
  • Macmillan Education Publishers
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Steve Parish Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Children's

Anjanette

Anjanette

Newcastle NSW, Australia

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


Work experience:

  • Story as Life Literary
  • Rick Raftos Management

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Emily

Emily

Coffs Harbour NSW, Australia

I help indie authors publish with confidence. Open to fantasy, romance, and YA fiction. Looking forward to meeting you and your book!


Work experience:

  • Indesign Publishing
  • SydneyLearning
  • Sunday Magazine
  • Emily Marquart
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, New Adult, Romance

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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.


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