Meg Hellyer

Meg Hellyer – Editor

I specialise in editing for fiction, memoirs, autobiographies and self-help books.


Meg Hellyer is a freelance editor and writer based in south-east Victoria, out near the Dandenong Ranges. She completed her Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing in 2011.

Meg has experience in editing and proofreading for manuscripts (both fiction and non-fiction). She primarily specialises in editing memoir, autobiography and self-help books, but also has experience in writing for a range of publications.

She is otherwise a word nerd who enjoys bushwalking, fantasy/sci-fi films and telling terrible pun jokes.

Anthologies Literary Fiction Short Story Young Adult
Biographies & Memoirs Nature Self-Help & Self-Improvement Writing & Publishing
English (AUS) English (UK)
  • Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing

Work experience

Busybird Publishing.

May, 2019 — Present

Editing, proofreading and formatting manuscripts ready for print and e-book publication.


Jun, 2013 — Present

Editing and proofreading manuscripts, newsletters and local community theatre programs. I enjoy working closely with authors to help ensure that their manuscripts are the best that they can be.

Ferntree Gully News

Jan, 2012 — Present

Writing and editing news articles ready for the paper and assisting the Editor with various tasks, while also managing the newspaper’s official website.


Atapi Sorceress

Gregory, Margaret

Maeven - Dragon Thief

Gregory, Margaret

In 2006, I was told my Husband’s lung disease (bronchiectasis) had turned terminal. This is the story of our journey in my own words. I wrote this firstly because I wanted to get down on paper what this experience had been to go through. In deciding to publish... read more
Blood-Soaked Soil

Bekes, Mario

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