editor, copywriter and proof-reader

Alison Wall

Freelance editor, copywriter and proof-reader

Do you worry about where to put the apostrophe? Alison Wall can help make your words word perfect. Formal letters, memos, newsletter articles – anything you need to write, I can make better. I am also available for freelance writing commissions. My professional experience?

  • Freelance journalist – 1981 to the present.
  • Editor/proof-reader/copy editor – 1981 to the present
  • Publicity, including work with the ABC, The Copyright Council and the Young Presidents’ Organisation
  • Author – The Sydney Baby Book. A humorous book about what to do after the maternity ward nurse hands you your baby and waves goodbye.Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide editions followed. Get it Off with JonoColeman. A booklet of over 350 diet tips and motivation advice published after Jonathan Coleman’s 35 kilogram weight loss.
  • Creator and co-writer “Flat Chat”, sitcom for Channel 9, starring Jean Kittson and Alexandra Davies. Thirteen episodes aired between February and April 2001.
  • Feature writing (including regular humour columns) for The Sydney Morning Herald, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Cleo, Mode, The Sun Herald, Portfolio, Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Ghost-writing at Belle Magazine (for Babette Hayes). Several cooking, craft, children’s quizzes and renovating titles (for Bay Books,JB Fairfax Press and Ashton Scholastic.)
  • Travel writing for The Australian colour magazine (Provence), BRW (Kashmir), Stewart Roach Watson advertising agency (four South Pacific islands), Accor hotels, Ritz Carlton hotels, Northwest Airlines (New Orleans) and Qantas (Boston, San Francisco).
  • Copy editing for HWW Limited, Century Hutchison, Gore and Osment and Bow Press.


Alison Wall
Mail: PO Box 605
Edgecliff NSW 2027 Australia
E-mail: alison.wall@wallop.com.au