Take your writing
to the next level

LU SEXTON
WORDSMITH • EDITOR • WRITING COACH

This week Lu is ...

editing a discussion paper and creating materials for a one-day editing course

Need a fresh pair of eyes?
Looking for a final polish?
Written yourself into a corner?

Where ever you’re up to, I’ll help you take your writing to the next level.

I studied writing as well as editing, so I know the joy and pain of it. I also know how it feels to give your work to someone else to be critiqued – even though you ultimately want to share it with the world, the idea of getting feedback can be a little daunting. But rest assured, I’m on your team. I’m here to make your writing shine.
Ask me how

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

Creative writers

I'll help you bring out the best in your writing.

Business writers

Let's get you from brain dump to publication.

Self publishers

Get yourself an editing and typesetting package.

SAMPLE PROJECTS

With the Music by Nichola Scurry

Structural Editor, Writing Coach & Copy Editor

I worked with Nichola over a couple of years on her charming debut novel. We started with a manuscript assessment, followed on with a series…

Smart Parenting by Dina Cooper

Structural Editor, writing coach, Copy Editor & Typesetter

Dina and I were a team on this one, working together right through from first draft to publication. I started by assessing her first draft,…

Rewiring Pain by Dr Lisa Chaffey

Structural Editor, Copy Editor & Typesetter

Lisa came to me for a copy edit of her self-help book, which was based on her own experience and new research findings.  The book…

WRITING TIPS AND OTHER BITS

Hyphens are here to help

Hands up if you’re sometimes unsure about when to use a hyphen. I know I was before I studied editing. Here’s a tip: a hyphen…

Show don’t tell – its subtle power

You are probably aware of the writing mantra: show don’t tell. There are loads of really helpful posts about it, often illustrated by the pitch-perfect…