Editing Services

Please message via the contact form with the following information about your book:

  • Title

  • Author

  • Publication Date

  • Publisher

  • Blurb

  • Content Warnings (must include!)

  • Page Count

Please note that I will only work with authors who provide clear and thorough content warnings about their poetry collection from their initial email. I will disregard any email received that doesn't contain content warnings.

Please note that payment will be arranged through PayPal. Services won’t go ahead until full payment is confirmed and received.

I will reply to your inquiry within 2-3 days.

 

Editing Price List

Full-length poetry collection - £20

Chapbooks (under 40 pages) - £10

Individual poems or a small set - this can be negotiated

*Please note that I don't edit novels at this present time.*

 

Editing package contains:

  • grammar, spelling, formatting checks

  • poem structure suggestions and comments

  • line suggestions and comments

 

Sensitivity Reading Services

I read for the following:

  • mental illness

    • depression, anxiety, social anxiety, dissociation, self-harm, suicidal ideations, psychological therapy, medication, BPD (borderline personality disorder)/EUPD (emotionally unstable personality disorder), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

  • gender and sexuality

    • AFAB (assigned female at birth), transgender non-binary, non-binary, they/them pronouns, binding, gender dysphoria, demigender, bisexuality, polysexuality, pansexuality, demisexuality.

  • other topics:

    • childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual harassment, stalking, bullying, difficult parental relationships, working class, university student, mature university student, Scottish citizen.

*Please note that I am a white Scot, so my experiences of the above will be different to other people's experiences.*

Sensitivity Reading Price List

Full-length poetry collection - £30

Chapbooks (under 40 pages) - £20

NOVELS (UNDER 300 PAGEs) - £30

NOVELS (OVER 300 PAGES)- £50

*Please note that I don’t do partial sensitivity reads or sensitivity reads for individual poems.*

 

Sensitivity Reading package contains:

  • thoughts on the representation of a topic

  • line/poem suggestions to clarify meaning if necessary

  • content warning suggestions

 

Thank you for considering my services! If you have any questions - please do get in touch!