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Megan English

Megan English - Editor

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

I believe stories matter.

Overview

I believe stories matter.

We all have a story inside us. They float like butterflies before ever so lightly coming to rest as the printed word.

And when they do, I can help you craft it in a clear and compelling way so that your story reaches its audience just as you wish.

Because your story matters.

Services
Languages
English (AUS)
Fiction
Children's Picture Books Inspirational
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Education & Reference Health & wellbeing New Age Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (French, Prehistory, Art History, Italian), Australian National University 1996
  • Graduate Diploma of Editing and Publishing, University of Southern Queensland, 1998

Work experience

Freelance editor

Stories matter

June, 2009 – Present (over 7 years)

Senior editor

ABC Books

October, 2001 – March, 2009 (over 7 years)

Project editor

Longman, Pearson Education

June, 1999 – September, 2001 (over 2 years)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

I Knew You'd Have Brown Eyes

Mary Tennant

A conservative Catholic family in Queensland in 1974 is no place to be a pregnant teenager. With an authoritarian mother and facing enormous societal pressures, Mary Tennant must make a decision to save her future … but it is one that will haunt her for the rest of her life.After putting her baby son up for adoption, Mary tries returns to her old life and her studies to be a nurse but finds th... read more

A conservative Catholic family in Queensland in 1974 is no place to be a pregnant teenager. With an authoritarian mother and facing enormous societal pressures, Mary Tennant must make a decision to save her future … but it is one that will haunt her for the rest of her life.After putting her baby son up for adoption, Mary tries returns to her old life and her studies to be a nurse but finds th... read more

Unlocking Your Child's Genius

Andrew Fuller

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller says that children are born bright and curious – with a greater capacity and inner genius than we realise. Every child has an innate sense of inquisitiveness, creativity and lateral thinking that form the basis of genius. In this book Andrew Fuller shows that by encouraging their child’s own natural curiosity, parents can help develop the skills and ... read more

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller says that children are born bright and curious – with a greater capacity and inner genius than we realise. Every child has an innate sense of inquisitiveness, creativity and lateral thinking that form the basis of genius. In this book Andrew Fuller shows that by encouraging their child’s own natural curiosity, parents can help develop the skills and ... read more

Raising Your Child in a Digital World

Kristy Goodwin

Parents today are faced with children who tap, swipe and pinch before they can tie their shoelaces or ride a bike. Two-year-olds know the ins and outs of every remote in the house, and new gadgets or apps appear daily promising to make children smarter and faster… Many parents are worried about the effects all this technology is having on their children’s physical health and development. They ... read more

Parents today are faced with children who tap, swipe and pinch before they can tie their shoelaces or ride a bike. Two-year-olds know the ins and outs of every remote in the house, and new gadgets or apps appear daily promising to make children smarter and faster… Many parents are worried about the effects all this technology is having on their children’s physical health and development. They ... read more

Spinifex Baby

Karen Harrland

A compelling memoir of one young couple's tumultuous year set in Australia's beautiful but unforgiving Simpson Desert.

A compelling memoir of one young couple's tumultuous year set in Australia's beautiful but unforgiving Simpson Desert.

Modern Grandparenting: Games and activities to enjoy with your grandchildren

June Loves

A practical guide for grandparents covering a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor activities and games to keep grandchildren of all ages entertained for hours.

A practical guide for grandparents covering a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor activities and games to keep grandchildren of all ages entertained for hours.

Healthy Body: Master Your Hormones, Create Your Physique (Healthy Living)

Sally Matterson

A fitness plan for everyone to shred stubborn areas of body fat and boost metabolism—no need to go to a gym Healthy Body educates you about your body, getting fit, and how to eat right for it. Once you understand the hormonal rules that govern your body you will become the master of your physique and the controller of your body. This book teachers readers how to shred stubborn areas of body fa... read more

A fitness plan for everyone to shred stubborn areas of body fat and boost metabolism—no need to go to a gym Healthy Body educates you about your body, getting fit, and how to eat right for it. Once you understand the hormonal rules that govern your body you will become the master of your physique and the controller of your body. This book teachers readers how to shred stubborn areas of body fa... read more

The Metabolic Clock: Speed Up Your Metabolism and Lose Weight Easily

Julie Rennie

Strategies to create a balanced approach to losing weight, being healthy, and making it last a lifetimeFor anyone wanting to live with more balance, this is an educational system that provides a framework to create a healthy lifestyle with the overarching message that simply by changing what you eat, when you eat, and how you eat, your metabolism will speed up—resulting in renewed vitality and... read more

Strategies to create a balanced approach to losing weight, being healthy, and making it last a lifetimeFor anyone wanting to live with more balance, this is an educational system that provides a framework to create a healthy lifestyle with the overarching message that simply by changing what you eat, when you eat, and how you eat, your metabolism will speed up—resulting in renewed vitality and... read more

Astrology Secrets of the Moon: Discover Your True Life Path and Purpose

Patsy Bennett

We are all familiar with our sun signs, but this book focuses on the new astrology and, in particular, the fascinating study of the moon’s north nodes that, when used in conjunction with your sun signs, can provide a detailed picture of your soul’s true path, your spiritual quest in life. This handy dip-in, dip-out book features in detail each of the moon’s north nodes, or soul signs, which ar... read more

We are all familiar with our sun signs, but this book focuses on the new astrology and, in particular, the fascinating study of the moon’s north nodes that, when used in conjunction with your sun signs, can provide a detailed picture of your soul’s true path, your spiritual quest in life. This handy dip-in, dip-out book features in detail each of the moon’s north nodes, or soul signs, which ar... read more

GirlForce

Nikki Goldstein

Welcome to GirlForce, an exciting new lifestyle brand for tween and teen girls that is simply irresistible. At its core, Girl Force is based on an ancient science called Ayurveda that says our bodies are made of three elemental energies: Fire, Air, and Earth. And with just two quick quizzes about body and mind you can determine your Body Type. Air girls are outgoing and creative; Fire girls ar... read more

Welcome to GirlForce, an exciting new lifestyle brand for tween and teen girls that is simply irresistible. At its core, Girl Force is based on an ancient science called Ayurveda that says our bodies are made of three elemental energies: Fire, Air, and Earth. And with just two quick quizzes about body and mind you can determine your Body Type. Air girls are outgoing and creative; Fire girls ar... read more

Layla Queen of Hearts (Kingdom of Silk)

Glenda Millard

Book two in the award-winning Kingdom of Silk series. A friend like Layla comes along once in a lifetime. Griffin's Daddy used to say that Layla had been sent to comfort them after Tishkin went away, 'like an arm about their shoulders, a candle in the dark or like golden syrup dumplings for the soul'. When Senior Citizens' Day is announced at school, Layla wishes for someone special to take. I... read more

Book two in the award-winning Kingdom of Silk series. A friend like Layla comes along once in a lifetime. Griffin's Daddy used to say that Layla had been sent to comfort them after Tishkin went away, 'like an arm about their shoulders, a candle in the dark or like golden syrup dumplings for the soul'. When Senior Citizens' Day is announced at school, Layla wishes for someone special to take. I... read more

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