Aurealis Award Winning Editor

Aurealis Award Winning Editor

The most important ethic an editor can hold with regards to an author’s work, is their understanding that the job is to make the words “the same, but better”.

Killer Content Communications offers editing services for web and printable documents of all lengths, from a single page promotional flyer, to product descriptions and packaging, menus and brochures, feature article and newsletter editing, thesis and essay editing, right through to editing full book-length manuscripts – no job is too big or too small.

Services Include:

  • Copy Editing
  • Digital Copy Editing including In-Line Coding
  • Manuscript Assessment
  • Proof Reading
  • Line Editing
  • Structural Editing
  • Research and Fact Checking
  • Style Guide Compliance Editing

Talie Helene is an experienced editor of fiction, as the Horror Editor for The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror series, published by Ticonderoga Publications, one of Australia’s most important independent presses. This annual compilation of the best fantasy and horror, covering work produced by Australian and New Zealand writers, collects over 150,000 words of fiction from the genre’s best and most awarded writers. For her editing Talie has received numerous award nominations, and has won an Aurealis Award as editor in the category of Best Anthology.

Talie has also held the positions of Music Editor and Managing Editor for Entertainment at The Box magazine, and was a Sub-Editor for Antipodes: Fine Art & Antiques magazine. She has served as Jury Chair for Short Fiction for The Bram Stoker Awards, presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for superior achievement in dark fantasy and horror writing, held in conjunction with the World Horror Convention (WHC). Talie was News Editor for the Australian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) for four years, during which time she edited hundreds of promotional blurbs and news stories; she was nominated for a Ditmar Award in the category of Best Professional Achievement for this outstanding work. She has been twice nominated for The William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review for her meticulously researched and fact-checked non-fiction review essays on genre fiction and publishing industry.