Celia Coyne has professional experience in print and digital publishing, including editing, writing, proof-reading, project managing and website design and optimisation. She offers a personal service tailored to your particular business needs. With skills in layout, design, image manipulation and many years of working as a professional wordsmith, Celia is a one-stop-shop when it comes to creating a website that delivers your message and draws customers to you.
She started out by studying science, gaining a BSc (Hons) and MSc in life science subjects. Her first job was with Edward Arnold in the UK, a small academic publishing house. She went on to become chief sub-editor on a national UK magazine (The Field), and then worked as a senior editor in the non-fiction books department of Reader’s Digest (UK). She now works from her home in beautiful Christchurch, New Zealand, with clients in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand.
Celia writes to commission in a wide range of subject areas and is passionate about making text readable and engaging. She has researched and written two 60,000-word books – The Power of Plants and Earth’s Riches – both published by Reader’s Digest (UK) and many chapters, features and articles. Click on the links for samples of her writing and examples of books she has project managed or edited. Celia Coyne also offers aspiring authors a coaching service and manuscript appraisal.
Skills and experience
- website creation
- content creation
- marketing material
- social media integration
- Google analytics
- writing for print and digital
- reports and proposals
- newsletters/ leaflets