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StarBytes Press is based in Yass, NSW and offers services to regional NSW and the ACT. We are active members of the community and local groups such as Landcare and the Yass Valley Business Chamber.

Maren Child

Maren Child

Maren Child

  • BA, University of New England

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I'm an Accredited Editor and technical writer, living in a regional area of Australia on a small property with a few sheep and chickens and a big vegie garden.

I have worked in many environments, from factories and warehouses to small businesses, universities, libraries and not-for profit organisations, and in roles including baker, office manager, librarian, project manager, editor, supervisor, trainer and business analyst.

I worked in the areas of communication, content management, systems development and logistics over a period of ten years in the Australian Public Service, and several years in other Federal government departments.

I specialise in plain English and helping authors communicate clearly with their readers - even when editing for the public service!

I'm an ex-librarian and a volunteer assisting children in Year 1 and 2 with their reading, and am passionate about children's literature. I offer copyediting for children's books (both fiction and non fiction) and books about family and parenting . I have edited and published "All the Safe Places: an Australian child's war", a book of anecdotes about growing up during World War II.

As a small landholder and sheep farmer, and a member of Landcare, I also offer editing services for books about farming, gardening and regenerative agriculture.

Celeste Weber

Celeste Weber

Celeste Weber

Bachelor of Graphic Design, LaTrobe University, Bendigo

Iā€™m the owner of Celeste Ann Designs print and branding business, and I offer the following services to StarBytes Press clients:

  • business stationery

  • brand identity and logo design

  • promotional materials

  • layout and design of business documents and reports

  • layout and design of print books

  • ebook conversion and cover design.