Working on a manuscript and in need of feedback or advice? Perhaps you have a partial ready to submit or are about to enter a contest. Or maybe you have a story which has been rejected and you're not entirely certain whether to set it aside, revise it before submitting it elsewhere or self-publish.
We all need help from time to time, but assistance from a seasoned professional can seem out of reach, money-wise.
Having been where you are now, Trish understands your angst, self-doubt and the importance of doing things within a budget.
For that reason she is now offering reasonably priced editorial services to help you hone your craft, tighten up your writing, strengthen your characters and polish your finished manuscript before submission or self-publishing.
A critique of your work focusing on characterization, the balance between narration and dialogue, where the story could be strengthened and examining reader appeal.
Partial Manuscript (no more than 15k) £20.00
Short Story or Novella up to 30k £40.00
Full Manuscript from 30k - 70k £60.00
Full Manuscript 70k - 120k £80.00
Review of characterization, the emotional journey, internal vs external plot, development of the story, consistency in dialogue and inner POV and the page-turning quality.
Partial Manuscript (no more than 15k) £45.00
Short Story or Novella up to 30k £65.00
Full Manuscript from 30k - 70k £90.00
Full Manuscript 70k - 120k £120.00
A line by line examination of your manuscript flagging typos, grammar mistakes, continuity errors and potential sensitivity issues.
Alternatively, a formatting check prior to self-publication can be completed at these prices.
Partial Manuscript (no more than 15k) £25.00
Short Story or Novella up to 30k £45.00
Full Manuscript from 30k - 70k £65.00
Full Manuscript 70k - 120k £85.00
A supportive partnership is formed throughout each stage of your manuscript's evolution with brain-storming sessions, constructive critique, an in-depth story analysis, up to three rounds of revisions, a final line edit/formatting check.
Partial Manuscript (no more than 15k) £60.00
Short Story or Novella up to 30k £90.00
Full Manuscript from 30k - 70k £120.00
Full Manuscript 70k - 120k £150.00
Each plan can be booked via email to and must be paid for in advance via PayPal using the same address. On receipt of both, you will be contacted to arrange a start date and will be informed when Trish is working on your manuscript. If you have any questions regarding these services or wish to combine any of the packages to suit your needs, please let us know!