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Independent professional non-fiction editor and writer for people and businesses, publishing in print and digital media

Ensuring clear language that suits your message and the people you want to reach

For professors

I specialize in editing research materials for professors who use English as a second language. For graduate students I edit theses and dissertations. Because writing styles are very different, I do not charge a flat hourly rate. Please use my Contact page to ask for a quote.

Clients say

“Graham did copy editing for me a few times. He is very precise and logical in his thinking. I highly recommend him for copy editing.”

~ Professor Carson Woo, Sauder School of Business, UBC.

For students (u/grads)

If your university’s regulations allow undergraduate students to hire an editor, I can copy edit your class assignment or essay. With over 25 years of experience in multicultural contexts as teacher, writer, and editor, I can quickly improve your document.

I have helped many writers who use English as a second language, and I welcome inquiries from international students who are studying in Canada.

For fast editing of essays and assignments, go to the Takeout Window. My rates are reasonable and I do not collect sales tax.

For non-fiction writers, I provide a range of services and tools for the early stages of writing.
Manuscript reviews

I provide independent assessments of non-fiction manuscripts in either Reader’s Reports or longer Manuscript Evaluations. Compare the features and pricing.

Clients say

“I felt fortunate in locating a professional editor like Graham. His evaluation outlined the problems with choices of how to fix them. Detailed, page-numbered notes brought it to about eight pages in all. I thought the bill was reasonable. Recommending Graham is easy: he’s professional, reliable and has a gentle delivery.”

~Janet Hudgins, author of “Treason”

Substantive editing

I specialize in non-fiction: memoirs, biographies, travel, handbooks, and more. At this first stage of editing, I suggest to authors how they might re-organize their material for better readability, what they could remove, and where more is needed. My customers include authors who will self-publish, and those looking for an agent for traditional publishing. Learn more about my substantive or structural editing.

Clients say

“Graham did a perceptive structural edit of my manuscript /Dancing With Bears/. His astute analysis and constructive feedback helped me get it to another level.”

~ David Litvak, author of “Dancing with Bears in the Kootenays”