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Juliette Lachemeier

The Erudite Pen

PO Box 923 Smithfield QLD 4878
Tel: + 61 7 4059 8121
Email: theeruditepen@gmail.com
Website: www.theeruditepen.com


Full time


The Erudite Pen is a Cairns-based editing business run by managing editor, Dr Juliette Lachemeier. With over 25 years' experience as a writer, editor and career professional, Juliette can confidently assist you with your writing and publishing endeavours.

Computing capabilities

Advanced PC user in MS Office Suite, MS Track Changes, Adobe PDf Xchange viewer, Serif Page Plus for Desktop publishing - using Adobe PDF document conversion for easier access.


Professional member of Iped (Editors QLD branch) and Sfep (UK), Dip. of Editing and Publishing 39237 QLD, Higher Dip. of Publishing (Advanced Book Editing, Proofreading and Publishing), TESOL, Bachelor of Commerce, PhD (Transpersonal & Metaphysical Science), Masters(Metaphysical Science), Dip. Health Science, Cert. Writing in the Sciences, and specialist training in grammar, editing and proofreading through intensive in-house training as a telecommute editor. Please see: https://au.linkedin.com/in/dr-juliette-lachemeier-63189788 for further information and recommendations.

Special skills

Editing fiction and nonfiction/academic book manuscripts for Australian, American and British publishers/author clients. Academic writing and editing to PhD level, especially in the medical, clinical, health science and metaphysical fields. Scientific journal editing for an international client base. My work requires me to have knowledge of American, Australian and British language and style conventions/manuals as I work with a global client base.

Freelance services offered

  • Copyediting
  • Layout/Desktop publishing
  • Manuscript assessment
  • Proofreading
  • Structural editing
  • Writing

Freelance product types

  • Books, fiction
  • Books, non-fiction
  • CVs
  • Journals
  • Magazines, newsletters
  • Manuals
  • Marketing and promotional material
  • Online and multi-media materials
  • Reference and guidebooks
  • Short stories
  • Theses and academic reports
  • Websites

Freelance specialist areas

  • Biography
  • Business
  • Children's books
  • Educational books: Primary
  • Educational books: Secondary
  • Educational books: Tertiary and above
  • Health
  • Literature
  • Medicine
  • Sciences
  • Technical material
  • Travel