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Maureen Butler

Maureen Butler Wordcraft

Upper Kedron
Tel: 0422226560
Email: editor@maureenwordcraft.com.au


Part time


I am an editor-in-residence at Griffith University, where I edit articles and theses for postgraduate students. I edit work for students of other universities as well, and I have worked as a senior editorial assistant for the Australian Journal of Communication. I have updated an American online style guide, edited numerous small items for clients, and compiled and published family histories.

Computing capabilities

Conversant with Office Word, Track Changes, Excel, and Adobe InDesignCC.


M.A. (Writing, Editing, and Publishing) UQ
Dip. Ed (UQ)
Grad. Dip Arts (UQ)
B.A. (UQ)

Special skills

Academic editing; compiling bibliographies; web-based writing and using content management systems; education web-based writing.

Freelance services offered

  • Copyediting
  • Design
  • Layout/Desktop publishing
  • Manuscript assessment
  • Production
  • Proofreading
  • Research
  • Structural editing
  • Training
  • Writing

Freelance product types

  • Journals
  • Manuals
  • Online and multi-media materials
  • Reference and guidebooks
  • Theses and academic reports

Freelance specialist areas

  • Art
  • Biography
  • Educational books: Secondary
  • Educational books: Tertiary and above
  • Family and local history
  • History
  • Literature