Glenda started her career as a book editor in Sydney’s publishing industry in 1985. She initially worked
in-house at Angus & Robertson Publishers (now HarperCollins) as assistant editor and then as editor, before establishing her freelance business. She returned to working in-house as editor for New Holland, then as senior editor and managing editor for Simon & Schuster Australia. More recently she was the senior editor for the indie publisher GHR Press, where she managed the editorial and production processes.
As a freelance editor Glenda’s clients include the publishers HarperCollins, Pan Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Allen & Unwin, University of Queensland Press, ABC Books, Pantera Press, Harlequin Enterprises and writers.
Glenda provides mentoring services to writers, including manuscript assessment and structural editing, to assist them develop their manuscripts for submission to agents and publishers or to move forward to self-publishing. She also edits and polishes manuscripts for writers who are self-publishing into printed books or ebooks.
Glenda edits young adult and adult fiction, and non-fiction – memoir, parenting, lifestyle, Australian history and cooking. She also offers project management and proofreading services to publishers and self-publishers.