We regularly work with the following people and organisations and highly recommend their editing services.
Your Memoir (UK)
Marnie Summerfield-Smith is a memoir editor and ghost writer, having written for National newspapers such as Daily Mail, The Sun, The Guardian and The Times, as well as magazines like Marie Claire, Woman and Woman’s Own.
Cornerstones is the #1 transatlantic literary consultancy. In 2018, they launched their online self-editing course, Edit Your Novel, based on On Editing: How to Edit Your Novel the Professional Way by Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price (John Murray, May 2018).
Chris J Schuler (UK)
C. J. Schüler is a freelance writer, journalist and cultural historian specialising in European fiction in translation, travel and the arts. He has edited many travel guides, thematic atlases, and other illustrated non-fiction books, and has served on the editorial staff of The Independent, the Rough Guides and the Folio Society. He can provide comprehensive freelance services and consultancy to news media, magazines and book publishers, including planning, project management, research, copywriting, editing, proof-reading, design, layout and production.
Smart Quill Editorial (UK/US/Aus)
Smart Quill offers a range of bespoke author services, editing manuscripts to ensure they are ready for submission and publication. The editor, Philippa Donovan, established Smart Quill in 2011. Since then she has worked with around 400 authors.
David Baclaski (USA)
Experienced writer, copyeditor and developmental editor. Works with US and UK authors, using Chicago, AP, and Oxford styling. Familiar working with non-native speakers. Background in culinary arts, medicine, French and German (not fluent), US history (especially the 20th C. presidency) & cinema.
George Harrison (UK)
George Harrison is a professional writer based between London and Wiltshire. After three years working on the online features desk at The Sun, he is now freelance and available for commissions.
Neil Robinson (UK)
Neil Robinson has 15 years’ experience in sports history and heritage. The author of “Long Shot Summer: the Year of the Four England Captains” and editor of a sporting periodical with a circulation of 23,000, he is available for editorial work and commissions in fiction and non-fiction, including sport, history and biography.
With a proven track record of getting media coverage across print, online and broadcast media, Literally PR is a successful and fast-growing company built on the 12+ years experience of director and founder, Helen Lewis.
Bookswarm specialises in creating wonderful websites for book publishers, authors, agents, bookshops and others in the world of books.
Book Cover Design
Author & Publishing Groups
Founded in 1891 to provide a place where writers could meet and talk, the Authors’ Club is one of Britain’s oldest literary institutions, and at the same time one of its most modern, inclusive and welcoming. Within the magnificent premises of the National Liberal Club in Whitehall, they provide a home from home for writers, editors, agents and all those professionally engaged with literature and the publishing industry.
Byte The Book’s network helps our members make useful connections within the book industry and other allied industries and enables them to understand your publishing options and become more literate in the business of books. Whether you are an author, agent, publisher or supplier to the industry, the community is focused on learning about the latest technical and commercial opportunities, and collaborating to maximum benefit.
The London Writers’ Club has members from around Britain and the world who work with, and support, writers at all stages of their careers. It is also runs events where writers can meet leading London literary agents.
BookMachine is a network and event series for the people who make publishing happen. It is also has a marketing agency, specialising in the publishing industry.
The not-for-profit club for people in publishing. The Galley Club was established in 1933 and since 2016, have been holding speaker events in the famous and iconic setting of The Water Rats in Gray’s Inn Road.