Non fiction, especially history
Alan Tasker has a wide general knowledge and a keen interest in words and their origin.
Alan's professional working life was 18 years in a public library and 22 years at the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, where he assessed and collected offers of original materials (letters, manuscripts, diaries, photographs, etc) for the research collections. He now assists his wife, former publisher Cathie Tasker, in her freelance business of creative writing teacher and structural editor.
Type of editing: Proofreading only
Areas of interest: Fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, memoirs, student essays and theses