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You may have landed on my site because you have written something   ....  perhaps a book, reportassignment or marketing materials...  and you need an experienced editor to review and polish your writing. Someone professional who can ensure your message is clear, on point and publishable.

Perhaps you even need help with some ghostwriting or re-writing suggestions.


Or maybe you are thinking of writing, or are in the process, and need a writing mentor to brainstorm your content and ideas with to move forward.

You could be in the right place for any of these scenarios! 

My name is Wendy Stuart. (Dip. Prof. Ed & Proofreading). I am a freelance editor, proofreader and non-fiction writer based in Brisbane, Qld, Australia who is a registered Professional Member of the Institute of Professional Editors. I trade as Wendy & Words (est. 2009).


My clients appreciate my bespoke editing, proofreading, writing and author mentoring services that are tailored to each client's unique situation.

Over 60 manuscripts and numerous print and digital documents have passed through my 'words nursery' for various levels of macro- and micro-editing. My clients include non-fiction authors, publishing support companies, government departments and agencies, small-to-medium businesses, non-profits and academics.


Projects include:

  • book manuscripts (digital and print - health & wellness, spirituality & religion, environment, business & marketing, survival memoir & life story, children & families)

  • annual reports

  • blogs

  • academic assignments

  • web content

  • training manuals

  • online courses

  • marketing materials

  • CVs and selection criteria.....


Almost anything with English words.  


My client testimonies highlight that I am Professional, Detailed, Caring, Compassionate and Intuitive . I will strive to get to know you, your vision and voice. To really connect. You will communicate with me directly through phone, email, Skype or in person in North Brisbane, Queensland. You will find my support invaluable. 


​Please see a snapshot of my editing services below or head straight to my services pages here: 

Book Editing 

Document Editing 

Book brainstorming


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Document Editing
for Business & Professionals

Copyediting and Proofreading:

  • Annual reports

  • Business reports

  • Training manuals

  • Online courses

  • CVs & resumes

  • University assignments and thesis

  • Blogs

  • Website copy

  • Newsletters

  • Advertising

  • Biographies

Grammer Editing

Manuscript/Book Editing for Authors

Manuscript Assessment, Substantive Editing, Line Editing, Copy Editing and  Proofreading:

  • Self-help / Personal Development

  • Motivational / Inspirational

  • Health, Wellness & Fitness

  • Crafts, Hobbies & Home

  • Families & Relationships

  • Business & Money

  • Religion & Spirituality

  • Education & Teaching

  • Cooking

  • Life story & memoir

 "Wendy. You are officially a genius! I wish I knew you when I wrote my first book!

Most of all, what I like about your work is your care and compassion."

"Wendy is very passionate about her people and their message, which means she really cares and connects to the content and as a result produces some amazing work."

"Wendy has an incredible ability to understand the author and offer suggestions that enhance the work without ever changing the artist’s vision"


Writing with you and for you

My content & structural editing and line editing is creative and will provide you, if agreed, with re-writes and ghostwriting examples that you are free to use or to develop further. I have co-written 2 memoirs with clients (Don't Call Us Carnies and I Could Have Been a Street Kid) as well as provided ad hoc ghostwriting in various editing clients' books when needed.


My other writing gigs have included:

  • profile writing of government science competition winners

  • style guide creation for a corporate client

  • blog writing for business clients using SEO keywords they have provided to me

  • magazine article writing (as editor of South City Bulletin) 


Please contact me to discuss how I can help you with your writing needs.

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