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Our editors – memoirs, novels, poetry, non-fiction books; articles, reports

Our diverse team of editors, who live in Bendigo,  Central Gippsland, Mornington and Melbourne, edits poetry, memoir, autobiography, family history, novels and short stories (fiction), non-fiction publications and reports.

Our editors are all professional (full) members of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd).

We do structural (developmental) editing, copy editing and proofreading, as well as collaborative poetry editing and coaching in all genres including novels, academic writing and poetry. We edit manuscripts intended for publication, articles, policies, annual reports and other reports. We have edited a large number of books that have been published.

We are experienced in:

  • editing for (and/or with) writers or storytellers who are neurodivergent or have visual or other disabilities, including NDIS participants,
  • editing for (and/or with) verbal storytellers, writers and poets who are First Nations peoples, People of Colour, LGBTQIA+, people with limited literacy, and people for whom English is not their first language,
  • coaching in writing and self-editing, as well as editing. See: Our coaches.

Who we are

Sally-Anne – owner/operator

Writer coach Sally-Anne

Professional member and registered mentor with Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd). She is highly experienced in editing memoirs, histories, academic and poetry publications, and reports – structural and developmental editing, copy editing and proofreading. She specialises in consulting with clients to write/edit their life stories or poetry, and producing publications from handwritten and/or spoken and/or typed words, to printed self-published book stage. She has extensive experience coaching and editing for people who are neurodivergent or have disabilities. Sally-Anne lives in Gippsland (VIC). For more information, go to: Sally-Anne’s editing experience, and Sally-Anne’s professional development.

Claire

Claire, editor

Accredited Editor and professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd). She has completed Diploma in Feature Writing (Honours) and IPEd’s Accreditation. Claire has extensive experience in editing and proofreading fiction and non-fiction publications. Claire also has advanced skills in InDesign and Word, and graphic design (publications). She lives in Melbourne (VIC).

Kyla-Jayne (KJ)

Writer coach Kyla-Jayne

Professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd). She is experienced in editing with/for people who are neurodivergent and people with disabilities, including NDIS participants. Editing expertise: structural and developmental editing, and copy editing: memoir, fantasy fiction and non-fiction, and poetry. KJ is also an experienced writer/editing coach. She lives in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.

Deb

Deb Wain coach

Accredited Editor and professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd). She is experienced in editing with/for people who are neurodivergent and people with disabilities, including NDIS participants. Editing expertise: structural and developmental editing: academic writing, PhDs, articles, short stories, novels, and poetry. Deb is also an experienced writer/editing coach; and is co-editor of an academically affiliated literary journal. She lives in Central Victoria.

For more information

To read about the whole team including our typists and designers, go to: The Team.

To read about the self-published books we have edited and produced, go to Our publications.

For general information about On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading, go to: About us.

Main image: Copyright SW Kane. Copyright ownership of all other images are held in the names of those in the photographs.


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