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I'm an editor and writer with extensive experience in books & magazines. Formerly a senior editor at Harlequin (action/adventure, dystopian, fantasy, clean romances and sexy reads!), I believe good editing is about recognizing patterns–intentional and unintentional–and helping to focus the highest-impact page-turner of a story possible. Can't wait to knock the cats off my keyboard and dig into an edit!
Dana has over thirty years of editing experience (fiction and nonfiction) and has worked with everyone from newbie writers to experienced pros. (You can see a small sampling of the books she's edited on our Portfolio page.) She provides gentle, but honest, feedback. Her goal is to help you shine as a writer and put forth the best product you can
From award-winning author, Juanita Kees … Secrets abound in the small Western Australian farming community of Wongan Creek. Old secrets resurface and new ones come to town, drawing the community together as gold fever threatens to tear their town apart.
I also enjoy working with aspiring authors and working on social media to raise awaremess of Australia Rural Fiction. Along with Darry Fraser, I am a co-founder of the quickly growing Australian and New Zealand Rural Fiction website and Facebook group.
Born and raised in Toowoomba, Susanne is an Australian author of contemporary and suspense romances set in exciting and often exotic locations, and rural romance set in Australia. She adores travel with her husband, both at home and overseas, and weaves stories around the settings and people she encounters.
North East Regional Coordinator, Procurement Officer and Editor at CO.AS.IT. Italian Assistance Association at CoAsIt Italian Assistance Association
CREATING ink offers editing, author coaching, beta reading, courses in the craft of fiction, and a whole heap of tools that are
both factual and fun. We want to make your writing journey easier.
The Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd) is the professional association for Australian and New Zealand editors. It exists to advance the profession of editing and to support and promote Australian and New Zealand editors.

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