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Editing

Developmental editing

Our Developmental editing service

Writing is a continual learning process. The best authors develop their skills over time and constantly strive to improve. And there is a lot to learn: plotting; dialogue; action scenes and set pieces; character development; continuity and consistency; style, language and tone.  Read more

The Cutting Edit

Our Cutting Edit Service

So you have finished your book, but it is too long; how do you go about reducing the word count without losing important parts of your work?

We're here to help. Our experienced editors will work with you to reduce the word count of your book while preserving the main narrative elements and your individual style. This service is available for both fiction and non-fiction.  Read more

So what’s wrong with PDFs?

An editor's take on using pdfs

 

So what's wrong with PDFs?  Read more

Our Services for Writers

22 services to help you get your work ready for publication

We've been offering editing services for writers from our office in London since 2001 and have the widest and best-value range on the web. Get your work ready for publication or submission with the help of our team of skilled professional editors.

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Writer's Edit service

A top-level new service for writers who want line-editing as well as copy editing

The Writer's Edit is an enhanced editing package that offers you all the benefits of our expert copy editing service, plus an extra level of advice and support to help you take your writing to a new level.
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My Say - Natasha Mostert

My Say gives writers a chance to air their views about writing and the writer's life.

Contributions should ideally be 300 to 500 words in length and of general interest. Please email them to us. WritersServices' decision on whether or not to include each contribution is final.

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PhD editing service

Get your PhD edited by a professional editor to make sure you achieve the best result you can

Are you working to prepare your PhD for submission? Professional editing can help you improve the presentation of your work and iron out any grammar or spelling errors, so that you can achieve the best possible result.  Read more

Copy Editing Service

Our Copy Editing Service

For 21 years our UK-based Copy editing service has been focused on what writers need, providing competitive rates and highly experienced professional editors.  Read more

Copy editing | Inside Publishing

Copy editing and Proof-reading

Chris Holifield 2017What is copy editing?

Perhaps, as an author, you feel you do not understand what copy editing is, or why you should need it. Copy editing, or line editing as it   Read more

Proof-reading service

Our Proof-reading service

Proof-reading is the final check on a manuscript before it goes to print or e-publication. When the manuscript has been copy edited, formatted and set up in pages, proof-reading ensures that all necessary corrections have been made, and no typographical errors have crept in during the writing, editing, and formatting process.  Read more

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