Directory of freelance editors

Editor: David Keating AE

SWET (Scribes, Writers, Editors & Transcriptionists)
Email: info@swet.com.au
Website: http://www.swet.com.au/
Accredited Editor 2014

David: BA (UNSW) (English, history and politics majors), BVA (Hons) (ANU) (Sculpture),
Dip Ed (Sydney Teachers College), Grad Dip Court & Parliamentary Reporting (UC)
Myra Whitney (associate): BA (Hons) (ANU) (psychology major), PhD (clinical psychology)

Services

  • Editing—Document development, writing, rewriting, plain English review, substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading
  • Other services—Web publishing and site review, meeting reporting and transcription, publication of conference proceedings, project management
  • Subject fields—Broad range, including academic, government and legal, humanities and social sciences, health, education, science, medical, psychology
  • Media—Books, e-pubs, web text, reports, journals, manuals, newsletters, brochures and other information products, speeches

Specific projects

  • Editing of The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia, for Dr David Lee, historian
  • Manuscript assessment, development and editing of Life Energy Plus and The Muse and the Ego, for holistic health practitioner and writer Dr John Diamond
  • Compiled, edited and managed the production of ACT Health’s annual reports from 2003–04 to 2013–14 (several winning awards from the Institute of Public Administration Australia)
  • Copy-edited ACT Chief Health Officer’s report 2014
  • Reviewed and edited website content for Enabled Employment (a web-based employment agency and work environment for people with disabilities)
  • Copy-edited Health and Wellbeing of Older Persons in the Australian Capital Territory for ACT Health’s Epidemiology Branch
  • Edited, formatted and compiled an MPhil. (Sculpture) thesis (dissertation and exegesis)

We have many years experience managing government and private sector publishing projects, with an emphasis on quality and clarity of the message.