About Maren Child

Maren Child

Maren is a writer, editor and artist living in rural Australia. She edits and publishes her own and other writers' work at Starbytes Press, as ebooks and print-on-demand publications.

She works mainly in pen and ink, watercolour, monoprint and pastel.

Look for Maren on:

Blog and ebooks: experiences with epublishing, writing and illustrating, and children's books.

StarBytes Press for editing and publishing services

LinkedIn: Maren Child

or Contact Me

Here's a brief summary of Maren's skills and recent experience.


Bachelor of Arts, University of New England, 1976
Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management, University of Canberra, 1998
Accredited Editor (Institute of Professional Editors) 2012

Professional associations

Australian Society of Technical Communicators
Institute of Professional Editors
ACT Writers Centre
Canberra Society of Editors

Recent work experience

Australian Bureau of Statistics (APS5, and acting APS6)

Worked at the ABS since 2008, in various roles - managing and writing content for the Census website, writing online help for Census field staff, business analysis, and logistics and materials management.

Medicare Australia (APS6)

Editor, Business Analyst – 2006 to 2008