Editorial Services

Black Wolf Editorial ServicesBlack Wolf Editorial Services provides editing services for all genres, including those gruesome and explicit scenes. Personal favourites include stories filled with action and keep the heart racing. Discounts and payment plans on services are available. Special rates are given to members of Christchurch Writers’ Guild.

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Millwheel PressMillwheel Press offers an editing and advice service. For a reasonable fee we will critique your work and offer developmental suggestions to help you lift your work from an idea to a book ready to be published. We can help aspiring indie authors with developmental (content) critiques, plot development, copy editing, and proof reading.
Millwheel Press prefers to edit contemporary fiction with a New Zealand setting, which includes urban fantasy, speculative fiction, romance, mystery, and literary fiction, as well as books for children

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unnamedLeanne, from Red Pencil, has a passion for the written word and wants to continue her career around writing.  As a busy wife, mum and business owner, her passion is to be able to work at something that she loves while keeping the other parts of her life in order.  As a qualified Proofreader and Copy Editor she uses her strong spelling and grammar skills to proofread and edit work. Red Pencil clients range from website companies, students submitting papers to published authors.

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jojosredpenJojo’s Red Pen Jojo is a qualified proofreader and editor who has a solid background in literature (Dip Edit 2015, BA Hons First Class in English 2014). She offers a variety of services, from a simple spelling and grammar check to substantive editing, and is comfortable working with many subjects and genres.

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Belinda O’Keefe is a freelance copy editor/proofreader based in Christchurch. She offers high quality, professional copy editing and proofreading services with reliability, efficiency and confidentiality.

She has a fine eye for detail, and strives to produce clear, concise documents without changing the intent of the writer. She performs a line-by-line check to ensure a polished, professional finish on the manuscript, ready for submission to publishers or self-publication. She can also rewrite any sentences or awkward phrases you may be having trouble with to help improve flow and readability.

Belinda has worked on novels, biographies, eBooks, children’s stories, anthologies, academic dissertations and newspaper articles, but will consider all genres of writing.

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pilcrowProper Words provides professional proofreading and copy editing services in Christchurch and across New Zealand, primarily working in the field of non fiction.

Joan Gladwyn is a qualified proofreader and editor (Dip. Edit. 2015) with a scientific background (BSc, MSc). Her experience is in academic texts and dissertations, and marketing material. Joan can offer a range of services from simple spelling and grammar checks through to light copy editing. She does not offer developmental editing.

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Please note that if your book contains matter that may be offensive or unpleasant to some readers, such as erotica or graphic violence, then any editors you employ should be informed of such before you hire them.