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"Sophie was amazing. She was able to turn the manuscript into a flowing book and met all the deadlines we set."

Lukas Jessop

Are you struggling to get your book over the finish line? Do you know there's something wrong but you can't work out what it is?

If you've hit a brick wall with your non-fiction book, you'll need more than a copy editor.


A development editor looks at the whole structure of your book, the fundamentals of your ideas and the messaging you are trying to create. They can diagnose any problems and help you shape your book in a way that sells.


Maybe you've written a first draft but have run out of time or enthusiasm to finish it. Maybe you just can't work out what's wrong. Wherever you're starting from, I'll do what it takes to turn your manuscript into a publishable book.


That means I work on your words as if they were my own, restructuring, rewriting and developing them until they do your ideas justice.

Prices for development work vary according to the project, but as a guide you can expect your investment to start at £3,500 for a 60,000-word book.


Contact me to find out more about how I can help get your book over the finish line. 

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