Freelance editor, proofreader, writer and editorial consultant, working for a range of large publishers including Penguin Random House, Allen & Unwin and Auckland University Press.
Tom Scott is a political commentator, political cartoonist, satirist, scriptwriter, playwright, raconteur and funny man. He's been drawing political cartoons for Wellington's Dominion Post since 1988, was in the Press Gallery and was famously banned by PM Muldoon. He's observed David Lange, Mike Moore and Helen Clark, he was a close friend of Ed Hillary and wrote and worked on a number of docu... read more
A moving story about unconventional love, bullying and being true to yourself. 'I wish I wasn't the weirdest sixteen-year-old guy in the universe.' Felix would love to have been a number. Numbers have superpowers and they're safe - any problem they might throw up can be solved. 'If I were a five, I'd be shaped like a pentagon �?� there'd be magic in my walls, safety in my angles.' People are s... read more
Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Four centuries later, European explorers arrived with maps and clocks, grids and fences, and they too adapted to a new island home. In this, her most... read more
A fresh, personal account of New Zealand, now, from one of our hardest-hitting writers.
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Supportive, insightful editor. Extensive experience: Macmillan, S&S, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Ready to help you make your work shine.
I specialize in mystery and historical fiction; children's/YA; nonfiction book proposals. I offer extensive critiques and revision guidance.