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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

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.

A shorter version of this article, Which service? is also available.  Read more

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WritersServices offers a huge range of free information and help for writers and published authors

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Reader's report

Our Reader's Report will give you a short report on your work

Are you looking for an unbiased and professional opinion on your manuscript?  Read more

Editor's report

Our Editor's Report will give you a professional assessment of your work

Are you looking for feedback on your work and constructive professional advice on how to improve it? 

Our editor will look at content, style and storyline, and give an assessment of your chances of getting your work published.

If you're planning to self-publish, your report will show you if you need to do any further work first.
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