Editorial Services

 

Retreat West’s editorial team can help you take your manuscript up to the next level and get it ready for publishing. Whether you are seeking literary agent representation, looking to work with an independent publisher,  or planning on publishing your work yourself, you need to ensure that your manuscript is as polished as it can be.

Our editors are novelists, short story writers, creative writing teachers, publishers and journalists and have a wealth of experience helping people to develop their work. Many of the writers we have worked with have gone on to get publishing contracts, have bestselling novels, and get their work optioned for film or TV.

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Feedback Reports

One of our editors will read your full manuscript and provide a detailed report showing what’s working well and what’s not. It will include advice on the best ways to address any issues and make your story the best it can be. Price is dependent on word count. Email us using the button below with details of your project and we’ll get back to you with a price.

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Submission Reviews

One of our editors will read your opening chapters (up to 7,500 words), synopsis and cover letter and provide a detailed report showing what’s working well and what’s not. It will include advice on the best ways to address any issues and make your submission the best it can be. Book and pay via PayPal using the button below and we will get back to you within 1 business day to arrange your review.

Fee: £235

Book submission package review

 

 

Copy-Editing/Proofreading

One of our editors will digitally mark up your manuscript highlighting and correcting any typos, grammar and spelling mistakes, and punctuation errors. Price is dependent on word count.

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