Copy Editing & Manuscript Development
For authors, businesses and publishers
Author support from first ideas to publish-ready manuscript
Veteran editor and award-winning author Russel Brownlee provides insight, coaching and editing for authors in every stage of their creative journey.
Author, editor, creativity coach
My passion is to help people fulfil their dream of writing, publishing and earning a living with their creativity. Whether you want a simple text edit, a complete overwrite, or personal coaching through a long creative project, my associates and I are on hand to provide the support you need and to help bring out the magic in your writing.
Olive Schreiner award for fiction (2006) | SA Sunday Times Literary Awards shortlist | ICF Associate Certified Coach | 23+ years editing experience
Companies I’ve worked for
Write Masterful Fiction
The complete course on writing and planning stories that publishers love
If you’re new to fiction writing or just want to brush up on the essential skills – start with this book. Write Masterful Fiction by Russel Brownlee is your all-in-one workshop for the essential skills of planning and writing stories that sell. Topics include: Story idea and premise, creating characters, tense and point of view, dialogue, showing vs telling, description, opening lines and basic plot structure.
Become an Editor & Proofreader
Learn the essential skills and knowledge to work as a professional editor and proofreader
If you can write and you have a love for words you can also edit – and you don’t even need to be a grammar guru. Become an Editor and Proofreader by Russel Brownlee provides the essential knowledge you need to get your first clients and begin editing. Editing is the ideal side-hustle or work-from-home job for authors.
Get in Touch
Contact Russel now to find out about editing, author coaching or manuscript development.