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Companion literacy & writing services

We offer tutoring for adult reading and writing problems, ghost-writing and co-writing of memoirs, essays, letters and documents. Companion is based in Belconnen, ACT- services available around Canberra by arrangement

Co-writing and Editing

Many editing services accept work only above a certain level of literacy. Companion Literacy and Writing Services accepts your writing in any condition of spelling, grammar, vocabulary or structure, and makes it say what you really intend. Your writing/editing companion will:

  • Copyedit and proofread letters, poems, stories, memoirs, articles, essays
  • Draw out the best writing you can do with effective interviewing techniques
  • Hear your ideas with empathy and objectivity
  • Put your voice in the text and tailor the writing for your intended reader
  • Use plain English that is clear, accurate, compact and expressive
  • Apply lateral expansion, logical order, text minimization
  • Colour with angles and metaphors to capture the reader’s imagination

Problems and Solutions

I want to record my story for my family
Companion feeds your creative flow, preserves your voice and edits the copy

I need help with my resumé and cover letter
Companion makes yours informative, concise and good-looking

I need to write formal documents that get results
Companion applies style, form and order and has a record of success

I already write well; just need to run it by a second pair of eyes
Companion offers professional editing and proofreading services to writers preparing to publish, self-publish or not publish

I’m on a small budget
Companion’s fees may be negotiable according to your circumstances

NB
Companion offers invaluable assistance to University and Institute of Technology students for assessment items, but will not do the study for you, only streamline and polish your work for submission