John Power BA (Hons); Grad. Dip. - Pub. & Edit.
Professionalism. Experience. Integrity.
Blue Pencil's Principal, John Power
Based in Victoria, Australia

Author and journalist John Power has 25 years' experience as a full-time Australian media professional dealing in architectural themes, sustainability and the built environment. He is a former editor of national magazines including Building Connection, Facility Management, and Power Equipment Australasia, and has written thousands of magazine and newspaper articles throughout his career. Currently, John writes feature articles for numerous B2B magazines and serves as editor of Plumbing Connection.

He has also written two books: Life Training: Short Stories to Be Read on Trains, and Air Lines: Short Stories to Be Read on Planes (released in early 2024).

John holds a B.A. (Comb. Hons) degree in Philosophy & French from The University of Melbourne, and a Graduate Diploma in Publishing & Editing from Monash University.


Blue Pencil Writing Services provides a comprehensive range of high-quality products and services, including:

  • researching and writing original feature articles
  • editing and/or proofreading copy
  • mentoring/coaching media relationships.
Email or call 0403 818 579.


Blue Pencil Writing Services began in 2006 as John Power's freelance journalism and editing service. As a seasoned and networked professional, John Power creates editorial based on principles of integrity, ethics and honesty.

   Blue Pencil Writing Services    Email:  Tel: 0403 818 579    Skype: skype.john.power

ABN: 95 934 129 166


“John Power has a strong reputation as a reliable, ethical and fair journalist and editor. His work is always accurate, punchy and inventive. He prides himself on the quality of his work, which creates an element of trust, as you know there will never be any problems or double checking needed.” 

Vivienne Forbes, Associate Publisher, Niche Media

John brings insight and intelligence to his articles and his story ideas are always clearly presented, well thought through and a hit with our readers.” 
Ray Quek, Publisher, Glenvale Publications


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