‘As Canada’s largest media conglomerate, our publications were national flagship journals and we were
highly discriminating in commissioning our writers. Paula’s work never disappointed me.’
- Shane Belknap, former Publisher, Rogers Media, Toronto
I’m the owner of Write First Time, and I’ve provided editorial and writing
services to corporations, small-to-medium sized companies, academics and individuals since 1991. I
build close relationships with all my clients, undertaking all written work myself and collaborating
closely with you at all times in order to deliver a first-class quality product tailored to your specific
Now based in Sydney, and with extensive experience in advertising, marketing and journalism gained in
both London and Toronto, as well as significant experience in the medical and legal sectors and the
Australian educational sector, I offer full writing and editing services to authors, academics, business
people, entrepreneurs and students – or indeed anyone looking to improve their written work for
maximum clarity and effective connection with their target audiences.
I offer the following services:
My clients have included tertiary and post-graduate students, tutors, language learners, emerging
authors, professionals, VET sector and university faculty members, government departments and
agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), not-for-profit organisations, commercial
enterprises of all sizes, teachers, start-ups, doctors, lawyers, PR firms, advertising agencies and
I am a Professional Member of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) in Australia; Editors NSW;
Editors Canada; and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
I look forward to discussing your project with you!
Paula Terry-Lancaster, FRSA
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