News

2021

  • Began work as a freelance editor for Insider Guides
  • Claudette, a picture book I edited for Red Paper Kite Publishing, was longlisted for a 2021 ABIA
  • Appointed as a volunteer member of the IPEd Accessibility Initiative Working Party to help create material that addresses the needs of readers with a print disability
  • Provider of editorial assessments for picture book authors at the 2021 CYA Conference

2020

  • Currently editing several picture book manuscripts (presently untitled) for Red Paper Kite Publishing
  • Edited Claudette for Red Paper Kite Publishing
  • Edited Where in the World is Melbourne? for Visit Victoria
  • Edited numerous picture book manuscripts for private clients
  • Publication of The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes (Books 1 and 2) (author) with New Frontier Publishing
  • Publication of Mareko the Chicken (author) with Heinemann Publishing 
  • Presenter at the 2020 CYA Conference

2019

  • Edited picture books Hugo: The Boy with the Curious Mark, Snoozette and The Lost Moustache for Red Paper Kite Publishing
  • Edited numerous picture book manuscripts for private clients
  • Publication of Miss Eliza Flowerdew Can Nearly Touch the Ceiling (author) with Red Paper Kite Publishing
  • Announcement of publication of The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Crumbling Castle (author) with New Frontier Publishing (in March 2020)

2018

  • Appointed as the editor of Red Paper Kite Publishing
  • Edited two picture book manuscripts for a private client
  • Wrote the Economics and Business series of books for R.I.C. Publications
  • Wrote The History Box: Year 5 for R.I.C. Publications
  • Wrote Monster Sharks: Megalodon and Other Prehistoric Predators of the Deep for Quarto Kids
  • Awarded two prizes in the 2018 CYA Conference Writing Competition: first place in Chapter Books for Younger Readers and third place in Chapter Books for Older Readers

2017

  • Edited From Dinosaurs to Diprotodons: Australia’s Amazing Fossils for Museums Victoria
  • Wrote Maths: Year 5 for Ready-Ed Publications

2016

  • Wrote English: Year 1 and English: Year 6 for Ready-Ed Publications. You can see them here.
  • Proofreader for Spelling Rules! by Macmillan Education Australia
  • Judge for the CYA Conference Writing Competition

2015

  • Freelance article writer for HistoriCool Magazine.
  • Publication of Australia and World War I and New Zealand and World War I (author) with User Friendly Resources. To order and see a full preview, please visit here.
  • Winner of the 2014 IPEd Prize, awarded by the Institute of Professional Editors Limited
  • Presenter at the 2015 Australian Conference for Editors, Indexers and Publishing Professionals
  • Edited a children’s chapter book manuscript that was shortlisted in the 2015 CYA Conference Writing Competition
  • Proofreader for part of the Macmillan History series by Macmillan Education Australia
  • Edited My Taxing Career for a private client​