Children's book editor.
Publishing consultant.
Inclusivity reader.

I help authors and publishers create fun and inclusive children's books. 


Whether you just have an idea or already have a manuscript, I provide you with publishing consultancy and editing with a focus on inclusivity. Because books should be for everyone. 

Illustration of woman in a chair, reading. Behind her is a window with a mountain and clouds.

WORK WITH ME

I help authors and publishers create authentically inclusive children's books. I'm experienced in editing books for ages 0-12, and specialise in illustrated books. I work with:
 

  • Authors who want advice about getting published or need support getting their submissions ready
     

  • Publishing houses and agents who need an experienced editor with a focus on inclusivity
     

  • International publishing houses and rights agents who need support on English language translations
     

  • Charities and other organisations interested in finding a publishing partner to create a children’s book

Find out more about what I can do for you below.

MANUSCRIPT

CRITIQUES

Feedback on your manuscript in its early stages

EDITORIAL

SERVICES

Proofreading, copy editing and developmental editing

CONSULTATION CALLS

 Talk through ideas or ask me anything about getting published

INCLUSIVITY

READING

Editing for unconscious bias and authenticity reading

QUERY LETTER

REVIEWS

Make your submission pitch perfect before sending to agents

ENGLISH ADAPTATIONS

Editing sample English translations for international publishers

 

TESTIMONIALS

"Lisa not only helped me turn my poem into a flawless English poem, but also provided another version in prose with an advice that publishers might find poems hard to localize in other languages other than English. I am super happy with both versions."



Bùi Phuong Tâm

Book cover of "This is Tet" by Bui Phuong Tam and illustrated by Mai Ngo.

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