Karen-Jane (‘KJ’) Eyre is a Sydney-based editor and media consultant providing high-quality editorial and production services to clients including authors, solopreneurs, SMEs, media organisations and publishers.

She can:

  • make your words ‘word perfect’
  • craft clever, engaging copy that sells your services and/or products
  • develop clear, compelling content in the fields of fashion and beauty, art and design, photography, food, alternative health and healing modalities
  • manage your media project (whatever it is) from concept to completion
  • provide full-length reports on fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, including chapter-by-chapter suggestions and feedback
  • provide industry advice and help with publishing strategies
  • use life-coaching techniques to help you finish your book or project, and/or achieve your business goals.

 

Copy editing
KJ ensures your text is easy to read and free from spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors. All names, places, dates, etc. are fact-checked and your preferred editorial ‘house style’ is adhered to, or a bespoke editorial style sheet is developed for your book or project. Fees are based on text length and complexity. No job is too large or too small for KJ!

Copywriting
KJ understands the importance of crisp, enticing copy. She refines and polishes your existing text, or creates copy from scratch. Discover the joy of working with someone who gets what you’re doing and goes the extra mile to make sure you effectively communicate ‘it’ to your audience or customers.

She specialises in:

Advertising material • B2B content • blog posts • book blurbs • brochures • case studies • company profiles • corporate writing • newsletters • event pieces/speeches • fact sheets • ghost writing • media releases • news stories • product descriptions • professional bios + personal profiles • real estate copy • sales letters • web pages

Manuscript assessments
KJ provides constructive advice on how to finesse your manuscript for submission to an agent or publisher, or before self-publishing. Her detailed report covers plotting and pacing, theme development, characterisation, dialogue, world-building, reading level and tone, audience and market suitability and overall publishing potential. For non-fiction books, your content’s organisation, structure, clarity, flow, writing style and audience/market suitability are assessed.

Content development
KJ can research, gather, organise and edit your online content. She refines and develops your existing content, or she creates new content based on her market research regarding your competitors’ online offerings and strategies.

Project management
KJ can work with you to develop your business or personal project if you don’t have the time or industry expertise to make it happen. From concept development through to all aspects of project managing including: budgeting, scheduling, sourcing and managing suppliers, organising design, ebook conversions, digital solutions, printing and shipping, etc. KJ works with a select group of suppliers and delivers projects on time, on budget.

Consultations & coaching
KJ provides advice to authors who wish to develop an effective publishing strategy for their completed books. As a qualified life coach she also offers fortnightly or monthly ‘coaching’ sessions for clients who need help to stay on track and complete their manuscript and/or project.