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Writing For Life Editing Services

For writers

With four published books and another two in the pipeline I am able to bring your story to the level of a polished, fully edited manuscript which will attract the attention of your readers. I have been through the Indie Process and have also been published with a traditional publisher.

Don’t skimp on this incredibly vital part of the writing journey. Prices start at £750.00 for a 50,000 word manuscript up to £1500.00 for an 85,000 word manuscript. Any story over 85,000 words can be negotiated individually. Contact me via my contact form for a free sample edit and personalised quote.

  • Expert editing of articles and text for publication online or in print.
  • Supportive, insightful and experienced proofreading and editing.
  • Enhanced proofreading to remove errors and improve your English.
  • Manuscript copy editing / Structural and Developmental Editing to improve the clarity, flow, structure and readability of your story, article or paper, including POV, Show Don’t Tell, Characterisation, Dialogue, Pace, Ambiguity and Plot Holes.

For students

If you’re working on your coursework, dissertation or any school or college-related work then I can ensure it is presented in a consistent and professional format with no errors. Prices start at £150.00. Contact me via my website for a consultation and personalised quote.

  • Essay, thesis and dissertation proofreading, editing and advice from a member of the team who has worked in the state and / or private education sector.
  • Academic editing to help you throughout your course, from personal entrance statements to your final thesis or dissertation.


For businesses

Running a business full-time means there will be times you will be better managing your time by outsourcing your promotional material and website updates, product and/or service information leaflets and other written material. Prices start at £125.00 for the copy for a two-sided leaflet. Contact me via my website for a consultation and personalised quote. 

  • Editing of reports, websites, training manuals, presentations, press releases, advertising and marketing copy, PR materials, proposals, letters, newsletters and more.
  • Advice on making changes to your documents to ensure they’re perfect for your intended audience.
  • Services include editing, proofreading, development, and polishing for your online content, website or interactive guides.
  • Advice on and create content from your brief, ideas or draft.

Writing For Life Writer's Mentoring Programme

I offer a supportive, personalised writing mentorship programme to bring your writing and story ideas to fruition. The six week programme is £380 and includes a half hour Introductory/setting goals session and six individual one hour sessions (Zoom or video call) per week, as arranged.

  • Plot and Pace
  • Characterisation
  • Time and Place
  • Context
  • Research
  • Point of View
  • Show Don’t Tell
  • Dialogue
  • Inner / Outer Thought Tags and Processing

Writing For Life Beta Reading

If you’re looking for honest, constructive feedback on your fictional manuscript, then please contact me with details of the genre, word count and the deadline you are working towards.

I’m always happy to work with new and aspiring writers to support your journey to publication and beyond.

My rates start at £150.00 and I specialise in the genres of Commercial Fiction, General Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Romance, Historical Fiction, Biographies and Memoirs, Thrillers and Crime Fiction. I do not cover Horror or Erotica.

I work sensitively and collaboratively to ensure your work stays true to your own style and story goals.

Writing For Life Social Media Support Packages

The power of social media in connecting readers to new books has never been stronger than today. With knowledge of both Instagram and Twitter I aim to offer a bespoke social media package across your preferred platform (or happy to negotiate for both platforms on an individual basis)

Available (at a glance):


This package aims to create hype and generate interest and awareness around your forthcoming release and to supercharge your book’s exposure.


This package aims to create initial interest and hype and act as a reminder to your audience to buy your book. It will begin to build a brand image for you as an author and your book, develop trust and personality and embed you as a reputable author in the market place. It will build you a community of targeted followers and build on your followers’ engagements with your posts.


This package aims to boost your book’s exposure and create awareness around a competition or giveaway. It is a good way to connect and build new followers as well as encourage interaction and engagement around your book and your life as an author.

ROCKET ROSE GOLD PACKAGE – 45-DAY DURATION (schedule to be agreed and can be rolled out at any point during the author’s media campaign) £299

This package aims to create longer term interest and act as a reminder to your audience to buy your book, build your brand, trust and personality, embed you as a reputable author in the market place with a strong and consistent presence and build on your followers’ engagements with your posts, reels and stories.

Private Tuition for English Language

(Years 1 to 11) Tuition for all children (including SEN and school non-attender students), working at all levels from KS2 through to GCSE, 7+, 11+ and 13+ assessments, from @£45.00 per hour

  • 1st session – Personal Review & Assessment
  • 2nd session – Agreement of Schedule, including Home tasks
  • All sessions thereafter will be mutually agreed upon and can focus on a range of language areas based on student needs and can include:
  • Phonics, letter formation, language development and oral skills
  • Language features, structure & terms
  • Vocabulary development
  • Writing with a start, middle and end
  • Exploration of themes and relevant descriptions
  • Active verbs recognition & understanding
  • SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar)
  • Understanding & meeting the exam board assessment criteria (where applicable)
  • Exam question/answer technique (where applicable)
  • Developing higher order responses (where applicable)
  • Intensive holiday ‘cramming’ sessions also available on request. Rates on application.
  • Shared lessons also available (please contact for details)