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Editorial services

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

Copy editing services

Our Editing Services

Our 8 UK-based Copy editing services specialise in writers' needs, offering competitive rates and providing highly experienced professional editors.  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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Help get your book ready

Help get your book ready for publication with an editorial service

One morning last week I found myself peering over the shoulder of the Brimstone Corner Police Chief studying the body of a young woman found floating in a weedy pond. For the rest of the day I followed the chief around town in search of the killer. But along the way there were a few moments of disorientation and confusion and I found myself a little perplexed.  Read more

Which report?

What kind of report are you looking for?

If you've come to the site looking for a report on your manuscript, how do you work out which one would suit you best? Which service? offers a quick rundown on all the services we offer, but this article will just look at reports.  Read more

Poetry Collection Editing

Get your poetry collection edited for self-publishing or submission

Our Poetry Collection Editing Service

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Services for Self-publishers

Getting ready to publish your book

Do you want to self-publish your work? WritersServices offers a suite of services which help writers get their work into shape before they self-publish.  Read more

Poetry Critique service

Get your poetry assessed before submitting it or entering it for competitions

 Our Poetry Critique service

  • Are you ready to show your poetry to magazines and publishers, but worried about rejection?
  • Do you feel you need some help editing your poetry to make it as good as it can be?
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