25 years experience.

editing. writing. publishing.  

books. magazines. content.

  • literary

    managing editor

    • The Victorian Writer, Victorian Writers Centre
    • Newswrite, the Writing NSW magazine for emerging and established writers
    • Australian Author for the Australian Society of Authors
    • editor, Talking Writing, an ebook for Writing NSW
    • assistant editor, RealTime arts journal, and commissioning editor for their film and digital media section, OnScreen
    • copy editor, mETAphor, the English Teachers’ Association of NSW journal
  • fiction. poetry. memoir. creative nonfiction

    books & manuscript assessment

    • assistant editor, Sydney University’s Power Publications
    • copy editor, Images of the Pacific Rim – Australia and California 1850-1935
    • copy editor, Asian Modernities – Chinese and Thai Art Compared, 1980 to 1999 (awarded the prestigious Art Association of Australia and New Zealand’s Best Book Prize)
    • transcript editor, Australian Biography Online
    • copy editor, Penguin Plays Rough Book of Short Stories
    • structural editor, Karen Andrews’ book Crying in the Car: Reflections on life and motherhood
    • copy and structural editor, university research papers and theses.
  • digital copy. editorial. author platforms.

    web content

    • editorial and web manager,  Australian Film Commission (now Screen Australia)
    • web manager, Sydney Film Festival
    • Ether Multimedia: The Pure Drop
    • Australian Screen Online
    • digital marketing campaigns for authors
    • blogger for clients MinbieAssembly TV
  • get started. get finished. get published.

    writing coach

    • passionate advocate for new and established writers
    • advice and experience with all stages of the publishing process
    • publisher contacts
    • communications campaigns and social media strategy
    • I have worked on novels, short stories, memoir, creative nonfiction and poetry for authors including Alice Nelson.
    • I have a PhD in Creative Writing
    • I was a judge for the 2013 Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year and the Grace Marion Wilson prize for Creative NonFiction.
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