is an editor, teacher and writer and has over 20 years experience in editing. She has worked for publishers in Australia, Indonesia, South Africa and the UK.
Experience: Coordinator/lecturer Macleay College Book Editing and Publishing Diploma Course (14 yrs).
1998/99 consultant overseas re educational textbook writing and publishing. Publications coordinator, NCELTR, Macquarie University.
Commissioning editor: Jacaranda Wiley, SHP, Collins Dove, Harcourt Brace. Freelance since 1998.
Recent clients include: Department of Ageing and Disability, Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Pan Macmillan, Nelson Thomson Educational, Universal Press, The Ink Group, Global Publishing.
Qualifications: BA, Dip Ed (Primary).
Computer capability: PC and Mac; MS Word, QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Photoshop.
Services offered: Manuscript assessment/ development, writing. Plain English rewriting, substantive, copy and subediting. Project management. Editing/publishing training, proofreading. Design and print liaison.
Type of material: General non-fiction; fiction; educational and vocational (primary, secondary, tertiary); reports (corporate and government bodies); PR materials.
Subject specialities: Educational (including ESL), general non-fiction, fiction, social sciences, philosophy, travel, popular culture.
Special skills/interests: Plain English rewrites; multi-author works from manuscript to final publication; editorial training.