Zing Stories

Welcome to my Writing Services

Want to find out about the next writing workshop in Brisbane or South-east Queensland? Go straight to to News!

Stories enrich not only our individual lives but those of our communities, organisations and corporations. If you want your story to shine, you know that professional help will make all the difference.

Lesley fixes, edits and mentors - adds zing to - everything you write, specialising in genres related to lived experience. Assistance falls into two broad areas - individual endeavours and organisational ones.

Manuscript Services for Individuals who are working on:
• autobiography, including secondary school students
• biography
• family history
• fiction, including short story collections
• memoir
• nature writing and other non-fiction works
• PhDs

• poetry

Services for Organisations:

  •   community projects such as anthologies
  •   corporate projects
  •   histories
  •   mentoring

Editing and/or creating new works is a speciality. Mentoring is my magic.

Individuals and communities - check out the Writing Workshops.

The Real Life Stories Writing Workshop is a great favourite. Zing Stories for Schools is for secondary school students. Natural Connections Cool is for those drawn to nature writing. 'Food Glorious Food' is for everyone, especially helpful to memoirists and family historians. 'Shape it up, Baby' is for poets.

Zing Stories guarantees to provide inspiration & practical help. What lies behind this promise? Over three decades of being an educator across the community. Experience counts! Confidentiality assured.

Need something custom-designed? Contact Me.

For costs, see the Zing Price List.

Tradition continues when wisdom is transmitted. And George Bernard Shaw said: the true joy of life is being used for a purpose you consider a mighty one.

 


Zing Stories' Clients and projects range across Australia and Asia: 

  • Individuals who need mentoring, editing and even ghostwriting
  • Communities who want anthologies, and histories
  • Newspapers and journals needing book reviews and features
  • Government and individuals needing confidential advice about publishing
  • Individuals working on PhDs and poetry collections
  • Individuals needing English language advice.

To connect with a Writing Workshop, go to News.

For some practical tips on writing your Life Story, check out FAQs in Writing Workshops

Zing Stories
PO Box 5619
West End, Brisbane Q 4101
AUSTRALIA

Phone +61 7 3844 0335
Email: lsynge@bigpond.com

 
The founder of Zing Stories, Lesley Synge, is a writer, editor, educator and presenter from Brisbane. She's a member of the Australian Society of Authors; the Queensland College of Teachers; and the Queensland Writers Centre.