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Copy editing services

Help for writers

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.

Copy Editing service

Copy editing will prepare your manuscript, correcting grammar, punctuation and spelling mistakes. Our service is good value and your copy editing will be carried out by a skilled professional editor.

Copy Editing service for manuscripts written for the children's market

Our specialist children's editors will carry out standard copy editing but will also check the vocabulary and highlight any problems relating to the children's market.

Manuscript Polishing service

If your manuscript needs some polishing to get it into good shape, our Manuscript polishing service will improve the text, whilst copy editing it, to achieve the best possible result.

Translation Editing service

If English is not your native language or you have a rough translation which needs more work, this service will enable you to make sure you can publish your book successfully in English.

Writer's Edit service

Our top-level new service which provides a line-by-line edit as well as a copy edit and notes on the manuscript, enabling the more experienced writer to work through the manuscript with the editor's guidance.

Proof-reading service

A final check once your book is set up in pages, to make sure any corrections have been made and that it is ready to be published.

Please send your manuscript to us to receive a quote.

If you decide to go ahead with any of these services, you will get your work returned to you in two versions, one showing the changes in track changes and one with the changes accepted.