For words that are polished and perfectly placed...

Non-fiction editing & proofreading

Preparing a corporate document or a non-fiction book for publication?

Perhaps you’re working on a memoir, family history or a record of your travels?

Hello, I’m Julie, an editor who specialises in non-fiction. I’m here to help you publish with confidence, whether it’s for family and friends or for the eyes of the world! 

Please read on to see which of my services best meets your needs.

"A quick email to let you know that the client is super happy with the report. In her words, 'This is AMAZING!'"
Strategy consultant
Not-for-profit sector
"Thanks for all your help. It's a weight off my back to know that I can send this out to someone and it will be done correctly."
Managing director
Civil engineering and construction
"Just want to say thank you for all the great work on this one... Management feels we have put our best ever product in front of a client."
Submissions manager

Featured Services

Annual reports

For not-for-profits, your annual report is an essential marketing tool. It demonstrates your achievements to current and future donors and can help cultivate new partnerships.

Award submissions

Winning an award is a terrific way to promote your business, club or community group. But it can be tough writing about yourself. That’s where I can help you produce a polished and (hopefully!) winning submission.

Copy editing | Writing | Page design

Book design for societies

Does your club, society or not-for-profit have a history or other story to publish? Talk to me about my self publishing services. Images above from The Waugal & the Swan by Jill Worsley, published in late 2019 by the Maritime Heritage Association.

I would also be pleased to assist with your family history book, whether it’s to be published or for private use.

Design for tenders

We have been providing design services for pre-qualifications and proposals for over ten years: custom binders and dividers, slipcases, booklet executive summaries, page templates, org charts, CVs, diagrams etc. We also provide a print management and collating service. Download the overview of The Polished Page Tender Services.


A professionally designed newsletter tells your customers, supporters or members that you’re serious about keeping them up to date. We offer design, copy editing, proofreading and print management. Image: Pig Tales, the newsletter of Pork Innovation WA.

Case studies & fact sheets

Now is the perfect time to prepare a selection of fact sheets about your products and services, and case studies of previous projects. We’ll have them polished and ready to go next time you want to submit a quotation or tender, or just showcase your work to prospective new customers. 

Works in Progress

Design & layout

Winter Gold, a 40-page collection of poetry that has been selected by the poet from her life's work.

Design & layout

A chronicle of a journey to Antarctica, this book will be richly illustrated with photos of stunning landscapes, seascapes and wildlife. Image: Bark Europa near Aitcho Island.

Recent Projects

Edmund Rice Centre WA

Design, layout & copy editing

The 2019/20 annual review of the Edmund Rice Centre WA. The report is bright and vibrant; just like the dedicated staff and volunteers who deliver remarkable programs to refugees and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Perth. Report available from

Design & layout

Decades on the golf course have given Colin Prior a lot of material for his cartoons, of which this 32-page booklet contains just a selection. There are also witty insights and anecdotes that will tickle any golfer's fancy. ​