PS Editing Self Publishing

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PS Editing Service Self Publishing Manuscript Appraisals

PS Editing

For your editing and self-publishing needs

Provides editing and proofreading services to help make your writing shine
Helps emerging writers
Offers a complete publishing solution for self-publishing authors

PS Editing – making your writing the best it can be

What editors do

‘To make your writing the best it can be, it is a wise investment to have it professionally edited, especially if you are self publishing. Authors are too close to their work and often can’t spot weaknesses or errors in their writing that might annoy potential readers. For the best results, a manuscript should undergo Structural Editing (the big picture), Copy Editing (a closer look at the detail) and Proofreading (the final check).’
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Writers need editors

‘My experience and passion lies with helping writers (especially beginners), whether they are interested in self publishing, or want to present a polished manuscript to a potential publisher. Presenting an error-free and well-written MS to a potential publisher is imperative if you want your work to be regarded well. Writers need editors to help clearly convey their message to their intended audience. An editor is often the first person to read a manuscript.’
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PS Editing service

‘The author/editor relationship is based on trust. My communication with my clients is open, honest and timely. In this relationship, the important thing is the manuscript. The author and editor have a common goal – to make the manuscript as good as it can possibly be. I provide suggestions about how to improve your writing and do not interfere with the author’s voice. From the start of the relationship, I establish clear expectations with you, such as the level of editing required, your intended audience and your publishing goals.’
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PS Editing Service Self Publishing Manuscript Appraisals

Testimonials

“I found Patrice to be very helpful and approachable. She provided great feedback regarding structural and content editing.”
Dr Leah Stuckings
“As with my first book edited by Patrice in 2011, this has been a rewarding experience. Like a dog with a bone, she made sure the structure was right, removed all verbiage, and eschewed puffery and weasel words. The end result is a beautifully edited text! I can thoroughly recommend PS Editing.”
Professor Neville Marsh
“After working with Patrice, I have been offered my first publishing contract for my novel! Her report was concise and gave clear insight into the issues to be considered. She provided me with comprehensive mark-ups throughout the manuscript which allowed me to understand. Her supportive and timely feedback was invaluable.”
Sarah Fisher
“From my first meeting with Patrice I felt very confident that my book would be in the best hands. She was positive, respectful, honest and supportive with a dash of lovely humor. The end result was thorough and accurate. Many thanks Patrice.”
Jane Deakin
“Thank you for your editorial skills and your patient encouraging manner. You have an astuteness and diligence not given to everyone; the ability to lift a manuscript to a polished level while gently showing, rather than telling the writer how to improve. The professional development to me as a writer has been significant.”
Jim Reay
“Patrice Shaw edited the final novel in my ‘Daughters of the Wind’ series, and did a great job. Her phrasing and dialogue suggestions were very appreciated, as was her attention to plot detail, which saw improvements in the structure and consistency. Patrice was a thorough professional and is very easy to work with. I highly recommend PS Editing.”
Carmel Rowley
“Patrice Shaw was our first choice as editor for our first anthology and our faith was justified. She gave us truly professional assistance and advice. As a result our book was a success and sold out at our launch. A professional with a human touch.”
Nancy Cox-Milliner, Writers of Seville

Contact PS Editing

‘I provide the right balance between advice, corrections and keeping your work intact. Comprehensive mark-ups, pointing out issues and inconsistencies, with clear insights for your consideration are all done in a professional and respectful manner, to lift your manuscript to a polished level for publication and sales. Please contact me for an informal chat today about your writing project.’
Contact PS Editing >
‘So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.’ Dr Seuss

A way with words

PS Editing Self Publishing Brisbane

Preparing your manuscript for self publishing can be daunting.
Let PS Editing guide you through each step of the process.

PS Editing Self Publishing

A way with words

PS Editing Service Self Publishing Manuscript Appraisals

PS Editing

For your editing and self-publishing needs

Provides editing and proofreading services to help make your writing shine

Helps emerging writers

Offers a complete publishing solution for self-publishing authors

PS Editing – making your writing the best it can be

What editors do

‘To make your writing the best it can be, it is a wise investment to have it professionally edited, especially if you are self publishing. Authors are too close to their work and often can’t spot weaknesses or errors in their writing that might annoy potential readers. For the best results, a manuscript should undergo Structural Editing (the big picture), Copy Editing (a closer look at the detail) and Proofreading (the final check).’

read more >

Writers need editors

‘My experience and passion lies with helping writers (especially beginners), whether they are interested in self publishing, or want to present a polished manuscript to a potential publisher. Presenting an error-free and well-written MS to a potential publisher is imperative if you want your work to be regarded well. Writers need editors to help clearly convey their message to their intended audience. An editor is often the first person to read a manuscript.’

read more >

PS Editing service

‘The author/editor relationship is based on trust. My communication with my clients is open, honest and timely. In this relationship, the important thing is the manuscript. The author and editor have a common goal – to make the manuscript as good as it can possibly be. I provide suggestions about how to improve your writing and do not interfere with the author’s voice. From the start of the relationship, I establish clear expectations with you, such as the level of editing required, your intended audience and your publishing goals.’

read more >

Contact PS Editing

‘I provide the right balance between advice, corrections and keeping your work intact. Comprehensive mark-ups, pointing out issues and inconsistencies, with clear insights for your consideration are all done in a professional and respectful manner, to lift your manuscript to a polished level for publication and sales. Please contact me for an informal chat today about your writing project.’

Contact PS Editing >
‘So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.’ Dr Seuss

A way with words

Preparing your manuscript for self publishing can be daunting.
Let PS Editing guide you through each step of the process.

PS Editing Self Publishing Brisbane