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This news about the site was published by Bookbrunch on 18 July 2013

Relaunch for WritersServices from Bookbrunch

18 July 2013

WritersServices has launched a revamped website with more than 4,000 pages of information for writers.
The service also offers a weekly update and a monthly magazine.  Read more

Welcome to Writers Services


We're delighted to welcome you to WritersServices' site. We've been going since 2001, which is why we have more than 7,000 pages of advice, information and services on our site. When we started, writers were focused on finding a publisher, now you might equally well be intending to self-publish or to publish online.  Read more


Would you like to become one of our freelance editors?

WritersServices works with a team of experienced freelance editors. We are often looking to recruit more editors with the right experience to work with us.
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Chris Holifield 2017 Chris Holifield runs WritersServices. She has spent her working life in publishing, employed by everything from global corporations to start-ups.  Read more

Million visitors


NEWS FROM WritersServices

21 November 2003


More than a million sessions have now been recorded at the WritersServices website, one of the most comprehensive resources for writers available on the internet.  Read more

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This article by Chris Holifield was published in the May issue of Writers' Forum magazine. It provides a history of the setting-up and development of the

Where to find 1,300 pages of advice for writers

It was the height of the dotcom boom. Made redundant in spring 2000, by early 2001 I was keen to set up my own business. A website seemed an obvious idea and what better target than aspiring writers? I had always thought publishers’ slush piles a barrier for authors.  Read more

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WritersServices was mentioned in the trade press in the Bookseller dated 21 February 2003, in an article about the websites of 2003 book fairs which was part of the series Bookworm on the Net written by Anne Weale.

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WritersServices had another mention in the trade press in the UK weekly Publishing News dated 14 March 2003

'WritersServices, the writers' website, now offers an increased range of services, including assistance with scriptwriting and children's writing and, for non-English speakers, a 'manuscript polishing' service.  Read more


Designing the site for users with disabilities


Designing the site for users with disabilities

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WritersServices was mentioned in the trade press in the Bookseller dated 11 October 2002, when Chris Holifield wrote a letter to the Editor as a contribution to an ongoing debate about the slush pile and what writers can do to get published:

'The continuing correspondence about the slush pile has prompted me to write to you about  Our website is dedicat  Read more

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