Erratic publisher and editor Mary Baxter offers research, writing and editing services to publications and private clients. These include:


  • Telephone and face-to-face interviews
  • Literature reviews
  • Public record searches
  • Internet searches
  • Fact checking


  • Ghost writing of articles and memoirs
  • Features
  • Columns
  • Opinion pieces
  • Profiles
  • News
  • Headlines
  • Blog posts
  • Website content
  • Social media posts
  • Letters
  • Applications
  • Presentations
  • Creative statements
  • Reports

Editing of websites, articles, reports, opinion pieces, blog posts etc.

  • Substantial/structural edit
  • Copy edits
  • Proofreading

Editorial management

  • Production editing for newsletters, print and web-based publications (coordinating, costing, scheduling and production — including layout and photo processing — of all the components involved in bringing a product to print or the web)
  • Commissioning, assigning and managing freelancers
  • Concept development
  • Website content management (Drupal CMS)

Coaching and workshops

  • Interviewing
  • Introduction to creative writing
  • Introduction to writing articles
  • One-on-one mentoring

Mary regularly works with many reputable and credentialed writers and editors who can also be called upon to round out services as required.