If you require more in-depth support with refining your writing, whether it be a final polish of your first manuscript or proof-reading your poetry collection, Nottingham Writers’ Studio works with some excellent freelance professionals who can help.
- Manuscript Assessment — a holistic, wide-angle overview of the strengths and weaknesses of your story or novel, including commentary on plot, characters, themes, and style, as well as where your work might sit in the market and next steps.
- Developmental Editing — a more detailed look at your plot, character, and story, still focused on the big-picture elements, but with specific, actionable comments on everything from your pacing to your dialogue.
- Typesetting of manuscripts to industry standards to be prepared for print
- Design of eBooks which work on multiple platforms, such as ePub, MOBI, and more!
- Editorial of manuscripts to a high standard
- Publishing contract consultation
- Self-publishing consultation including support on deciding who is best for you
- Proofreading (correcting grammar and punctuation)
- Copyediting (proofreading + making suggestions for improving fluency of language)
- Developmental copyediting (all of the above + making suggestions for improving structure)