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pathways to publishing - print and online

 

ACHIEVE YOUR DREAM

Your manuscript deserves the careful editing and attention to detail that only a professional can achieve. Be noticed, be reviewed, and most of all be read.

Writers we have worked with have gone on to be published by HarperCollins, Penguin Books, Random House, Allen & Unwin, Scribe, Black Inc, New World Library (US), Transit Lounge Publishing, Australian Scholarly Publishing and others.

 

Claire Dunn
My Year Without Matches
Black Inc

Manuscript development

'After struggling to complete my first draft I was lucky enough to be recommended to Laurel. Her astute editorial assistance helped build strong structural bones and a clear narrative arc. Laurel clearly understood the challenges and opportunities of memoir and helped me to see where I lost and found my voice. Her support and encouragement extended far beyond the job description and was chicken soup for this writer’s soul.'

 

WORKSHOPS 2018

25 Feb: Understanding Story Structure
NSW Writers' Centre (Sydney)

3 March: Synopsis Writing Seminar
Byron Writers Festival (Byron Bay)

7 April: Structural Editing for Writers
Queensland Writers' Centre (Brisbane)

5 & 26 May, 16 June: The Next Draft – short course in structural editing for writers
Byron Writers Festival (Byron Bay)

8 Sep: Structural Editing for Writers
Byron Writers Festival (Bellingen)

 

Editing and Manuscript Development Services

From manuscript assessment to editing, book design, layout and
e-book production, we offer a full range of editorial services aimed at writers who want to self-publish or give their book the best possible chance of being accepted by a literary agent or publisher.

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manuscriptMANUSCRIPT ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

Our manuscript assessment and manuscript development services provide an independent, professional appraisal of your work that will guide you on the path to publication.
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editingEDITING AND STRUCTURING YOUR WORK

Our editing services offer guidance on your manuscript’s structure, style and content helping you achieve the story’s full potential. From full structural editing to copy editing and proofreading, our editorial services ensure consistency in style and readability.
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designBOOK DESIGN, LAYOUT AND
SELF-PUBLISHING

Our book design and layout services will make your work stand out among the crowd. From manuscript to print-ready files, we can take care of all your self-publishing needs.
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ereaderE-BOOKS AND DIGITAL PUBLISHING

As readers turn to digital platforms, more and more writers are seeking to publish their work as e-books, PDFs and other digital formats. Our e-book services can help you navigate the new landscapes of digital publishing to bring your project to fruition.
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