Editing Services

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Assessing all types of fiction and memoir, I understand the special needs of emerging writers. I’ve 25 years experience in developmental editing, mentoring and editing at all levels. If you are thinking of going the indie route and publishing digitally, I can help with advice on formatting, finding cover and interior designers, etc. More information available at: patrickdevalera.com/manuscript-development-services/

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring, Ebook Creation
Listing Name: C Word Creative
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Specialising in manuscript development, structural editing and ghostwriting, C Word Creative also creates engaging web content, corporate communications and technical publications. Tamyka holds a Master of Arts (Writing) and a Bachelor of Science (Physics), and gets a kick out of helping others succeed.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Typing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Legal, Mentoring, Ebook Creation, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services, Other
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Editing, proofreading and print/web-management services. Director Dr John Cokley PhD is a full member of IPED and a very experienced magazine and text/online editor.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring, Distribution, Ebook Creation, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services
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Jacqx Melilli has a Master of Arts degree in Writing and Literature from Deakin University. She specialises in editing, creative writing, fiction writing, publishing, scriptwriting,

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
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Formerly the National Book Council Manuscript Assessment Service, Lynk sprang to life in 1998. Lynk is very well established with publishers and literary agents as a reputable and professional service for writers. A comprehensive team of published authors and book editors, with individual specialities spanning all genres and a shared commitment to good writing, work as Lynk’s assessors. Our aim is to provide expert constructive feedback so your manuscript may be developed to its full potential. Numerous authors who have used Lynk have gone on to secure publishing deals.

We provide assessments for all genres of fiction, and in all forms – e.g. novels, novellas, short-story collections; all fields of non fiction; plays and film scripts; poetry; and all forms of writing for children. We also offer a full suite of publishing services, including manuscript development, copy editing, mentoring, consulting, self-publishing and, when a manuscript is of an exceptional standard, agenting.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Average Submission Response Time: Same day
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Typing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services
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Lynette is skilled at creating documents in Word and formatting your manuscript ready for submission to publishers. As a qualified copy editor and proofreader, she will work with you to edit and/or proofread your fiction project offering expert advice regarding English grammar and structure of sentences and paragraphs.

Genre: Children/Young Adult, General Fiction, Romance, Short Stories
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Typing, Proofreading
Listing Name: Memories in Print
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Edits and produces in print or e-form already written autobiographies. Also writes memoirs from interviews, which turned into normal life stories or ghost written. Qualifications: Dr Virginia Lowe has written three autobiographies based on interviews with elderly people. (Who often enjoy telling their stories to receptive outsiders). She has also written a book (Stories, Pictures and Reality) and numerous articles. Her staffs are all sympathetic listeners and expert writers.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing
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Non-Fiction Manuscript Development/Appraisal Service: Rhonda Whitton provides: manuscript appraisal, mentoring and manuscript development. No-nonsense advice on content, writing style, editorial issues and strength of writing. Editing available. Rhonda is a journalist, experienced writing teacher and corporate trainer. She conceived/compiled first five editions of ‘The Australian Writer’s Marketplace’. Book Proposal Appraisal Service available based on ‘A Decent Proposal’.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Non-Fiction, Education/Reference, Travel
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
Listing Name: Power of Words
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Jennifer at Power of Words helps non-fiction authors with editing services and writing coaching (six months) to develop their book.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Non-Fiction, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
Listing Name: Strictly Literary
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If you’re a writer you create visions, dreams and experiences. We transform your knowledge, imagination, memories and experiences into digital products which can be shared, traded, sold, adapted, improved and ultimately re-purposed and curated for ongoing new audiences around the world. This means words, pictures, music, designs and games. Our services can help digitally package, present, distribute and sell your products to a global market.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Mentoring, Printing, Distribution, Ebook Creation, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services