Editing & Proofreading

Editing & Proofreading

Merely because you have got something to say that may be of interest to others does not free you from making all due effort to express that something in the best possible medium and form. Jack London (1914)

We offer professional editing and proofreading serves to book publishers, tourism marketing agencies, individual businesses and more. Such services include:


  • assessment of manuscripts and other written material
  • structural editing: making sure the text is in good order – flowing, concise & clear
  • copyediting: making sure the text is free of typos and grammatically correct
  • proofreading: checking the content in layout so it’s word-perfect and properly presented


Here are just a few of the projects we’ve worked on over the last few years:


  • New Zealand & the Sea; Frances Steel (ed.), Bridget Williams Books, 2018
  • Social Investment: A New Zealand Policy Experiment; J. Boston & D. Gill (eds), Bridget Williams Books, 2018
  • The Whole Intimate Mess: Motherhood, Politics & Women’s Writing; Holly Walker, BWB Texts, 2017
  • New Asian, Old Asian; K. Emma Ng, BWB Texts, 2017
  • Spirit to the Stone: Building the Old Ghost Road, Marion Boatwright, Bennett & Slater, 2016
  • most of the 13 volumes in Awa Press’s Ginger Series
  • The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand; Adrienne Jansen with photographs by Ans Westra, Asia New Zealand, 2009