Directory of freelance editors

Editor: Rae Luckie

Luckie Consulting Services
Email: r.luckie@bigpond.com
Website: http://luckieconsulting.com.au/

PhD (Creative Writing and Literary Theory); MA (Communication and Cultural Studies); Grad Dip Ed (Adult Education); BA (Communication and Applied Social Sciences)

Services

  • Editing—Substantive editing, structural editing, proofreading
  • Other services—Author mentoring, manuscript assessment, manuscript development
  • Subject fields—Life Writing (memoir/biography) family history, community history, historical fiction, academic and educational
  • Media—Books (non fiction and fiction), academic publications

Specific projects

Mentor/editor for Christine Maher during the writing of Came the Captain: Richard Brooks Master of the Convict Ships (forthcoming April 2016 Rosenberg Publishing)

A contributing author and proof reader of the Fellowship of Australian Writers NSW ‘how to write’ manual Unlock the Writer Within

Structural and substantive edit of Alastair Stewart’s Somersaults in the Sand

Mentor/editor for Geraldine Fennell during the writing of Metaphysically Blue and Dandelion in the Wind

Mentor/editor for Dr Ted Freeman during the writing of Doctor in Vanuatu and The Battle for the Injured Brain

Mentor/editor for Carol Preston during the writing of her first historical novel Suzannah’s Gold

Experienced mentor and course presenter specialising in life writing. Editor and publisher of works from community creative writing projects I designed and facilitated include Belonging in Broken Hill; Kirrawee Stories; Homeword Bound; Kiama Stories; Capturing Kiama Memories; and Capturing Memories: Return to the Burma-Thailand Railway 1995

17 years lecturing at UOW and UWS in Education, Creative Writing, Arts,and Humanities