About

Root Beer in New Zealand is a writing and editing service located in Auckland, New Zealand.

We specialise in educational content, including development for Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Moodle, Canvas, and iQualify. Additionally, we create content for consumer publications.

Curious about our name? Read the story.

Editing Services:

We offer standard copy editing services, as well as line editing and basic proofreading. We can apply your specific style guide, or we can use our own in-house style guide to ensure a consistent presentation of your work.

Writing Services:

From your brief, we can create content that is engaging, precise, and well-presented. We turn your ideas into essays, articles, courses, or whatever the appropriate form.

Additional Services:

We can also help you choose the appropriate software platforms for your content. We have extensive experience with open source software, including self-hosting much of the content on our Portfolio page. We’re here to listen to your concerns and help design the best solution for you.

Please contact us for consultation about your project.

Our staff includes:

Brian Sorrell

Brian holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. He has taught a variety of courses at Riverside Community College, California State University San Bernardino, and the University of Auckland. His speciality is Critical Thinking, on which he has written extensively. (View full CV.)

As an editor, Brian has worked on dozens of courses for Open Polytechnic in New Zealand. As a writer, he has created content for interior design firms, private educational institutions, and a variety of consumer magazines and websites.

Brian also ran a popular parenting blog, DaddingFullTime, for several years before retiring it in 2014. (The archives as well as additional content are still available under the name Write On.)