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Persimmon Press

Contact Information: Alison Moodie, Accredited Editor
ABN: 98 023 917 540
PO Box 41, Jamberoo 2533.
Tel/Fax: (02) 4236 1881 Mob: 0421 999 562
Email: persimmonpress@ozemail.com.au
Experience: Freelance 1993–present. In-house 1988–93. Editing, packaging/project management, proofreading, author liaison, writing. Non-fiction and cookery, history, academic, legal textbooks and practitioner works (including multi-author international projects), electronic publishing, e-newsletters, marketing materials.

Wide variety of clients from academic publishers to magazines, large and small organisations.

Qualifications: Accredited Editor (IPEd 2011), BA (History and Politics), various courses in editing and electronic publishing, food and yoga.
Computer Capability: PC and Mac, word processing and editing.
Services Offered: Structural and substantive editing, copy editing, design briefs, project management, manuscript assessment and development, author liaison, proofreading, caption writing, research and creative writing, working within budgets and schedules.
Type of Material: Non-fiction books and magazines including cookery and alternative health, e-newsletters, websites, practitioner and student texts, legal texts, fiction, articles.
Subject Specialities: Cookery and food; complementary and alternative medicine, philosophy and lifestyle practices; yoga; Indigenous issues; feminist issues; early childhood education; breastfeeding; law; finance; history; politics; the environment.
Special Skills/Interests: Book packaging, manuscript development. Writing and research. Author liaison with sensitivity. I developed, wrote and desktop-published a publication on local Aboriginal history.

I am passionate about a healthy, nurturing lifestyle that gives to the planet rather than takes away. I love slow food, fresh produce, yoga, walks and talks. I believe it is a privilege to play a role in producing intelligent, sensitive publications that offer valuable contributions to philosophies and dialogues that enrich and uplift the reader and our world.

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