manuscript appraisal

Green Olive Press is a boutique publishing house. Established in 2006, Green Olive Press traditionally publishes a small number of “Stories worth writing, writing worth reading” each year, primarily children’s books, literary fiction, poetry, nature and books about food. Green Olive Press also provides a range of publishing services to self-publishers, author publishers, not-for-profit organisations and businesses.

0405 304 340
PO Box 441 BRIGHTON VIC 3186
Contact Name
Caroline Webber
Paying Market
Submission Information
If you would like Green Olive Press to consider your work for traditional publication, please send: • Name, contact details and a brief biography, including details of your social media profile • Synopsis including no. of chapters, length, and completion date • <5,000 words of your book, printed on A4 paper, double spaced • Details of the market for your book, thoughts regarding how and where your book will sell, and your willingness to engage in promotional events • Explanation of why you think Green Olive Press is a suitable company to publish your book • SSAE if required
Average submission response time: 12 weeks.
Tips & General Information
Green Olive Press also provides self-publishing services, copywriting, ghost writing, grant and funding application and tender writing services.

Marisa is a Perth based freelance fiction & non-fiction editor and journalist. She has worked for publishers, government departments and organisations and has written for national newspapers, for TV and radio news and for online publications.

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Natasha Gilmour has years of experience acquiring, editing, and representing bestselling fiction and non-fiction in the print and digital markets. Natasha has substantial in-house experience in publishing and has worked with many aspiring authors, guiding them to the stage where their manuscript is taken seriously. Her eye toward manuscript details and overall cohesiveness raises the quality of your writing.

Contact Name
Natasha Gilmour

This is an editing service for those who wish to make their writing shine. Ariel Editing offers manuscript appraisal, copy editing and proofreading across genre. With fifteen years’ experience, Katia has nurtured countless beginner writers to publication, as well as helping established writers polish their work. From large-structural editing to the tweaking of syntax and punctuation, Katia helps individuals and organisations to meet their writing goals.

Need a manuscript assessment, a copy edit, or a proofread? Leviathan Editing ensures constructive, sensitive treatment of your manuscript. Petra is an accredited editor with the Institute of Professional Editors and a manuscript assessor with Writers Victoria, covering all genres, including fiction, non-fiction and educational.