Mark MacLean provides structural editing/manuscript assessment services for fiction manuscripts. He can also offer copy editing and proofreading in memoir and short story writing. Mark is a freelance writer, editor and teacher. His book A Year Down the Drain, based on his popular blog about his exploration of Newcastle’s stormwater drains was a bestseller. The stories in his collection The New Landscape drew upon his time living in locations as diverse as Cumbria, UK, and Alice Springs. Mark’s memoir Five Boxes looks at our connection to the past through our possessions.

Contact Mark by emailing markmaclean61@gmail.com

Mark Maclean editor and writer
Meg Buxton, editor, HWC board member

Megan Buxton provides structural editing and copy editing for fiction and memoir and copy editing for non-fiction.

Megan has a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours and a Diploma of Education from Newcastle University. She taught secondary school English for thirty years and has also taught in the School of Education at Newcastle University.

Contact Megan on 0458420220, or at megclare@bigpond.com

Cultural Safety Editing Service

Mark Lock is a First Nations (Ngiyampaa) Australian with over a decade of experience in professional academic writing, publishing, and editing. Mark is a freelance editor. He provides proofreading, copyediting, and structural editing services. Mark edits social science and public health academic manuscripts (journals, theses, reports, and books). He also edits fiction works (short stories and books), especially those where First Nations Australians are the focus.

chiefeditor@culturalsafetyeditingservice.com

Mark Lock, First Nations (Ngiyampaa) Australian, Cultural Safety Editing Service
Claire Bradshaw, editor

Claire Bradshaw provides manuscript assessment, copyediting and proofreading for fiction manuscripts (with a specialisation in fantasy fiction). Plus copyediting and proofreading for non-fiction work. 

Claire has a Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing with the University of Southern Queensland, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction), majoring in English and Writing, with the University of Newcastle.

clairebradshaw.com.au

Graham Davidson is a creative professional with over 40 years’ experience in advertising and marketing.

He has worked with Adobe Indesign for over 15 years and has extensive experience designing and publishing books through Ingram Spark and offshore printers.

Whether you are simply looking for advice, help with the design and layout of your book, or require someone taking your work from finished manuscript to completed print or ebook, Graham can look after your needs.

Contact Graham via gra@storytimelane.com.au for a quote.

Graham Davidson, author
Ross Gillett, winner of the 2018 Newcastle Poetry Prize

Ross is an award-winning poet and an experienced teacher of writing. He is strongly committed to a supportive and encouraging approach when mentoring poets because there is no set of templates that can be applied to the mysterious art of making poems.

Ross works with a wide range of poets – from those starting out to those who are well published and highly recognised. He is available as an assessor and editor of manuscripts as well as a mentor.

Ross is published in magazines and journals, has won major Australian poetry awards and has 3 volumes of poetry published. Read more about Ross on his website.

Contact Ross via rgillett@iinet.net.au

Mark Maclean editor and writer

Mark MacLean provides structural editing/manuscript assessment services for fiction manuscripts. He can also offer copy editing and proofreading in memoir and short story writing. Mark is a freelance writer, editor and teacher. His book A Year Down the Drain, based on his popular blog about his exploration of Newcastle’s stormwater drains was a bestseller. The stories in his collection The New Landscape drew upon his time living in locations as diverse as Cumbria, UK, and Alice Springs. Mark’s memoir Five Boxes looks at our connection to the past through our possessions.

Contact Mark by emailing 
markmaclean61@gmail.com

Meg Buxton, editor, HWC board member

Megan Buxton provides structural editing and copy editing for fiction and memoir and copy editing for non-fiction.

Megan has a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours and a Diploma of Education from Newcastle University. She taught secondary school English for thirty years and has also taught in the School of Education at Newcastle University.

Contact Megan on 0458420220, or at megclare@bigpond.com

Mark Lock, First Nations (Ngiyampaa) Australian, Cultural Safety Editing Service

Cultural Safety Editing Service

Mark Lock is a First Nations (Ngiyampaa) Australian with over a decade of experience in professional academic writing, publishing, and editing. Mark is a freelance editor. He provides proofreading, copyediting, and structural editing services. Mark edits social science and public health academic manuscripts (journals, theses, reports, and books). He also edits fiction works (short stories and books), especially those where First Nations Australians are the focus.

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Claire Bradshaw, editor

Claire Bradshaw provides manuscript assessment, copyediting and proofreading for fiction manuscripts (with a specialisation in fantasy fiction). Plus copyediting and proofreading for non-fiction work. 

Claire has a Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing with the University of Southern Queensland, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction), majoring in English and Writing, with the University of Newcastle.

clairebradshaw.com.au

Graham Davidson, author

Graham Davidson is a creative professional with over 40 years’ experience in advertising and marketing.

He has worked with Adobe Indesign for over 15 years and has extensive experience designing and publishing books through Ingram Spark and offshore printers.

Whether you are simply looking for advice, help with the design and layout of your book, or require someone taking your work from finished manuscript to completed print or ebook, Graham can look after your needs.

Contact Graham via gra@storytimelane.com.au for a quote.

Ross Gillett, winner of the 2018 Newcastle Poetry Prize

Ross is an award-winning poet and an experienced teacher of writing. He is strongly committed to a supportive and encouraging approach when mentoring poets because there is no set of templates that can be applied to the mysterious art of making poems.

Ross works with a wide range of poets – from those starting out to those who are well published and highly recognised. He is available as an assessor and editor of manuscripts as well as a mentor.

Ross is published in magazines and journals, has won major Australian poetry awards and has 3 volumes of poetry published. Read more about Ross on his website.

Contact Ross via rgillett@iinet.net.au