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

Professional writing and editing for people and businesses, in print and digital media.


Non-fiction editing is my specialization. Please send me a sample of your document, and you will get a free estimate plus comments on the kinds of editing I think it needs.  See the EAC’s definitions of types of editing.   

To help me estimate accurately, please send details outlined on About your project.

Clients say...

“Graham Hayman’s substantive edit really helped me clarify the structure and tone of the book…. He also respected my particular voice.” (David Diamond, “Theatre for Living: the art and science of community-based dialogue.

Theatre for Living - awward winner

Winner: “Distinguished Book Award,” American Alliance for Theatre and Education.



Not much gives me greater pleasure than helping people find words to say what they want. I  make text for many purposes, and enjoy giving every piece a distinctive style and memorable quality.

Based on your project outline, I will send you a cost estimate. Use the Contact page, or, or call me at 250-335-3334.


For non-fiction authors, I offer two kinds of review of manuscripts for chapters, essays, articles, and books.

Reader’s Reports (2 – 3 pages)  will suit the first draft of an ms.
Manuscript Evaluations (5 – 10 pages) have more detail and will suit a revised ms.

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Clients say...

“I felt fortunate in locating a professional editor like Graham. His evaluation was concise and gave an overview of the salient points. He outlined the problems with choices of how to fix them. I thought the bill was reasonable. Graham is…. professional, reliable and has a gentle delivery.” (Janet Hudgins, author of “Treason.”)