Welcome to Writing Allsorts!

We love to help in any way we can but especially with writing, editing and proofreading. Pretty simple!

We have edited authors’ work from all around the world including USA, New Zealand, Australia, Romania and Bermuda. Please see ‘Testimonials’ at the bottom of this page and ‘More Good Stuff About Us’.

Writing Allsorts is predominantly about writing, editing and proofreading but we’re business owners too. So we target two areas – corporate to small-medium businesses, and authors.

See our list of what we offer below…

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Business writing

We edit and proofread to ensure your writing is clear, tight and easily understood by your audience.

A list of what areas we can help you with can be found here.






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Personal writing

Whether you’re an established author or a novice, we can help you polish your manuscript so that it’s ready for the next step whether your goal is to be traditionally published or self-published.

A list of the genres we edit and proofread can be found here.

Not sure what service you require – editing or proofreading – click here for definitions and our rates.

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I have just posted my completed manuscript off to the digital editor and in doing so, instead of being highly excited and jumping for joy, I experienced a deep emotional wrenching that had me crying into my hands. I wasn’t sure if it was because I was just exhausted from the nearly two-year process or it was because I was handing something precious, a part of my heart and soul to the world to pass judgement on. However, I did have the comfort in knowing that this manuscript was the best it could be and part of this I have to thank Writing Allsorts. Robyn and Bob completed the proofreading and the results were excellent, despite my requesting a very tight timeframe. They added suggestions, offered advice and most importantly, gave me support at a time when I was wobbly and losing confidence. I submitted a manuscript which looks professional, has been assessed by experts and I am one very gratified author. 

CHRIS STUART, “For Reasons of their Own” Shortlisted for NZ Booklovers Award 2021

“Robyn provided my novel The Promise with the finishing polish. She was professional to deal with and delivered exactly when and what she said she would for an excellent and competitive price point. I have no hesitation in recommending her services.”


“Thank you for a very thorough editing and proofreading on my book The Executive Guide to Conference and Event Management. I would have no hesitation in recommending Robyn for her excellent proofreading skills. She brought her knowledge of the field I was writing about which was an added dimension to her proofreading and helped me in thinking about the structure of the book as well – very valuable.”

ETH LLOYD, MNZM, M Ed, AAPNZ (Life, Fellow, Cert). The Executive Guide to Conference and Event Management

My Mom, Joyce, who is now 88 years young, wrote her memoir, which lay dormant and unpublished for about ten years.  I moved to San Diego to care for her in 2018. I met Bob and he gave me a copy of his book Love is a Pretty Girl With a Cape to Share Your Dreams With to read to familiarize myself with his writing style. After reading it there was no question, this was the person I needed to edit my Mom’s book.  My experience with Bob from that moment forward was excellent. He’s patient, kind, intelligent, and honest.

Robyn and I exchanged emails. Her editing style is excellent.

I found them both to be brilliant and the perfect pair to help me with the publication of my Mom’s memoir. Not only will I utilize their services again myself, but I strongly recommend  Bob and Robyn to others.  They work in tandem to get the job done and done as quickly as possible. 

To see my Mom cry when she held her published book in her hands was priceless.

Man, My Mother Married A White ManExcerpts From A Life by Joyce Henderson Geller

Bonnie henderson

I must admit that I had been quite daunted to submit my first novel for editing. Robyn and Bob have just the right approach to nurture me through this process as well as provide relevant and honest feedback. Being unfamiliar with the publishing world, I was able to put my feeling of vulnerability at ease in their capable hands. Their insights have provided me with encouragement in developing as a writer and with skillful suggestions to enhance my novel through to a published version.

In the Shadow of Spirits

Belinda Rodriguez