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Copy editing services

A guide to our copy editing services for writers

WritersServices can provide a range of services working on your manuscript, to help you get it ready for submission or self-publishing. We are UK-based and our skilled professional editors have been working on writers' manuscripts for 17 years.

We have just introduced free samples and free assessments on most of these services, please see the individual service page.  Read more

Writer's Edit service

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

Does your manuscript need high-level input from an editor to help you get it into shape for submission or self-publishing?

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Translation Editing service

A polishing service for writers who have translated their work into English

Have you translated your work into English? Or have you written it in English but it is not your native language? Now you need to make sure it's good enough to publish, or send to a publisher. If you need help to get your work into perfect condition, this service is for you.   Read more

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

Which service?

Which service should I choose to help me get my work into good shape for submission or self-publishing?

Which service do you want?

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Choosing a service

How to work out which is the right editorial service for you

Do you want some help with your writing but don’t know quite what you want? Are you a bit puzzled by the various services on offer, and not sure what to go for? Chris HolifieldManaging director of WritersServices; spent working life in publishing,employed by everything from global corporations to start-ups; track record includes: editorial director of Sphere Books, publishing director of The Bodley Head, publishing director for start-up of upmarket book club, The Softback Preview, editorial director of Britain’s biggest book club group, BCA, and, most recently, deputy MD and publisher of Cassell & Co. She is also currently the Director of the Poetry Book Society; During all of this time aware of problems faced by writers, as publishing changed from idiosyncratic cottage industry, 'occupation for gentlemen', into corporate business of today. Writers encountered increasing difficulty in getting books edited or published. Authors create the books which are the raw material for the whole business. She believes it is time to bring them back to centre stage. can help you work out which service is right for you.

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Copy Editing Service

Professional Copy Editing Services for writers

WritersServices is based in the UK and provides professional copy editing services for writers offering a free sample, high quality and great value at an excellent price point. We have been offering our professional copy editing services for over sixteen years and have a team of skilled copy editors.  Read more

Manuscript Polishing service

A polishing service for anyone who wants additional editorial help to prepare their work for publication

Does your manuscript need polishing to get it into shape for submission or self-publishing?  Are you looking for the services of a skilled professional editor to help you get your work ready?

We have just introduced a free assessment and a free sample of your polishing as a standard part of our service.
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