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Manuscript Proofreading

A full review and editorial for your manuscript

The website is currently closed to new submissions. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

For articles and manuscripts of any length; our services are priced per 10,000 words, thus ensuring great value for money.

  • A full review of spelling, punctuation and grammar, with amendments made directly to your submission (via track changes)
  • A comprehensive summary report that looks at areas such as the use of language, diction, characterisation, storyline and spelling and grammar, with specific text examples to demonstrate suggestions / comments made
  • If required, a list of appropriate websites or online stores that can be used to ascertain illustrations and images for your book

With our full editorial package, we will provide a free editorial service on all synopses submitted. We also offer on-going email support, so if you have any questions, queries, or need further advice, you just have to shout! And don't forget that 10% of your submission fee goes to Oxfam, so you are doing your bit to help an important charity.

We provide a free sample editorial of 500 words if required, prior to purchase.

To take advantage of our services, take a look at the options below. Click on the service that matches (as closely as possible) your word count, and proceed through to the checkout. Once payment is completed, please follow the on-screen submission instructions. This document provides further information on our simple submission process.

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The website is currently closed to new submissions. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Word Count Delivery Time
7 working days 14 working days 21 working days
<5,000 £45    
<10,000 £115    
<20,000 £185    
<30,000 £215    
<40,000 £245    
<50,000 £275    
<60,000   £305  
<70,000   £335  
<80,000   £365  
<90,000   £395  
<100,000   £425  
>100,000   £455  
>110,000   £485  
>120,000   £515  
>130,000   £545  
>140,000   £575  
>150,000     £605
>160,000     £635
>170,000     £665
>180,000     £695
>190,000     £725
>200,000     £755
Word Count Delivery Time
7 working days 14 working days 21 working days
<5,000 £45    
<10,000 £115    
<20,000 £185    
<30,000 £215    
<40,000 £245    
<50,000 £275    
<60,000   £305  
<70,000   £335  
<80,000   £365  
<90,000   £395  
<100,000   £425  
>100,000   £455  
>110,000   £485  
>120,000   £515  
>130,000   £545  
>140,000   £575  
>150,000     £605
>160,000     £635
>170,000     £665
>180,000     £695
>190,000     £725
>200,000     £755