Do you want an award-winning editor on your team?

Would you like to relax knowing that an expert grammarian has your back?

Do you want to send your copy into the world with complete confidence and peace of mind?


BUT WAIT – there’s more


I’m also an accomplished, widely published writer.

So when you hire me to write or edit you get two services in one.

I create clever, error-free copy that’s primed and ready to turn readers into followers.


Seven reasons to work with me

As a writer, I’m an expert in translating complex content into easy-to-read language.

As an editor, I’ve signed off on high-budget projects that have won national publishing awards.

I’m the professional you want on your team.

  1. I listen to you.
  2. I’m friendly and easy to work with.
  3. My fees are reasonable and I always deliver on time.
  4. I cover a lot of ground in a short time and deliver polished error-free copy.
  5. I edit reports, courses and books for Australia’s leading universities.
  6. I write, edit and polish content for Australia’s top companies.
  7. I ghostwrite for CEOs and leading professionals, or I work with them to hone and niche their own writing.


Here's how I help you deliver content


Tailored words that excite and inspire

Editing and proofreading

Award-winning editor at your service

Blog posts

Content that readers want to share

SEO writing

The way to Google heaven


Images that support your messaging


We have your back (confidentially, of course)

Business writing

Copywriting that sells your perspective or your product

Video scripts and production

Powerful videos that will seal the deal

Learn how to edit like a professional

Free download  

Good writing isn’t just about spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Yet, consistency in the way these three elements are managed is a vital component of high-quality content.

A style guide is an essential tool used by professional writers and editors to achieve that consistency.

If you don’t already have a style guide, download the free Textshop Editorial Style Guide and make it your own.

Copy, print and share it – it’s my gift to you. 

  Your free guide to perfect copy.

Some of my happy clients

Here's what they're saying about Textshop

“Sharon excels at translating complex technical content into an easy-to-read format that is understood by broader audiences. The quality and depth of Sharon’s articles and editorials, along with her SEO and lead generation, are excellent.”

Silvana Nigrinis, Group Marketing Manager, Spray Nozzle Engineering

“Textshop is my place to go for copywriting, video scriptwriting and editing. The quality of work is outstanding. Their expertise in delivering  digital marketing and advertising copy is second to none.”

Brian Lovison, CEO, Ascet Digital

“Sharon Lapkin is the most talented and hardworking editor I have met in more than two decades in corporate communications. No matter how intricate the project or how tight the deadline, Sharon delivers.”

Rebecca Austin, Acting Senior Manager, Australian Financial Complaints Authority

“Textshop is my ‘go-to place’ for editorial and proofreading work. Sharon is approachable, extremely knowledgeable, very reliable and responsive.”

Simone Gottsche, Operations Manager, Learning Design and Development, Keypath Education

“We’ve worked with Sharon at Textshop for several years now. Sharon has always provided Twelve Creative with exceptional editing and proofreading services.”

Meagan Ward, Account Director, Twelve Creative