Artful Words

Caitilin Punshon
Mobile: 0421 545 282
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ABN: 12 730 782 856

Qualifications  BA (Professional Writing & Literature), BA (Hons) (Literary Studies), Deakin University.

Services  I assist emerging and established writers refine their ideas and improve the clarity and effectiveness of their words through developmental editing, structural editing and copyediting for fiction, non-fiction and poetry. I especially enjoy working with artists, researchers, creative entrepreneurs and writers who care about their topic but need help crafting their written expression. I also offer manuscript appraisals, proofreading, copywriting and ghostwriting.


Freelance  Since 1996. Clients include RMIT University, Deakin University, School Library Association of Victoria, Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, PhD candidates, non-fiction writers, poets, novelists, artists and entrepreneurs.

Examples of Work:

Editing  FYI: The journal for the school information professional, Managing for Learning and WE SOLVE It! (School Library Association of Victoria). All Of Us teaching resource (Safe Schools Coalition Victoria). PhD theses, fiction, poetry, family histories, self-help books.

Writing  Journal of Australian Studies, copy for entrepreneurs, articles on the DiVine (Department of Human Services) and Artful Words websites, genre fiction.

Areas of Expertise:

Academic writing, creative business communication, developmental editing, educational resources, fiction.

Areas of Interest:

Art, disability and diversity, emerging writers, poetry.


BA (Professional Writing & Literature), BA (Hons) (Literary Studies), Deakin University.

Software Used: Mac OS X, Windows 8.1, MS Word (Mac and PC).
Located in: FreelanceRegister