On this page, we have collected information about paid services available to writers which are locally based, for our members' interest. Frome Writers' Collective do not take any responsibility for the quality of the services listed.
Paul Fine email@example.com
Can help writers clean up old PCs and move old writings to new computers.
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Alison Shakspeare https://shakspeareeditorial.org/
Editing services, design services, website services and writing services.
Copy editing and proofreading to improve the clarity and quality of manuscripts, reports, marketing materials and online communications. Visit Alison's website to learn more.
Barry Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org
A quality proofreading service at a reasonable cost. Barry Edwards read English at Cambridge and taught English for 37 years. He has an excellent mastery of English spelling, grammar and punctuation and has proofread many publications by local authors, receiving praise for the thoroughness of his work.
Dianne Penny email@example.com Tel 07913 414168 www.perfectsenseproofreading.co.uk
Many years experience in proofreading and copy-editing academic papers, articles, reports, fiction and non-fiction books, web copy and more. Special rates for FWC members - e-mail for details.
Glyn Carpenter firstname.lastname@example.org 01373 462963
Proofreading, e-proofreading and copy-editing across a range of fiction + some non-fiction
Jenny Exall email@example.com Mob: 0773 390 0004
Editing, production editing; self-development editing; proof-reading and typesetting
Jenny Williamson | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny offers friendly, professional and supportive proofreading, copy-editing and copywriting services. She specialises in finance and international development, but enjoys working with a wide range of non-fiction and fiction texts, including YA and speculative fiction. Jenny also offers a budget-friendly service for writers, with a report based on an excerpt of your writing so that you can continue the editing yourself.
Jim Bruce website: www.ebooklover.co.uk
Can assist with self-publishing in paperback and/or in Kindle or ebook format, specifically with editing, proofreading, formatting, cover design, and publishing on Amazon and other outlets, such as Kobo. Fiction and non-fiction at competitive fees. He is a former senior journalist with over 35 years' experience in publishing.
John Payne email@example.com 01373-464634
Advice on book ideas, general editing work, especially non-fiction.
Neil Young NTS Computing 01373 302901 Mob: 07977 400169
Website: www.ntscomputing.co.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
An affordable, local formatting service.
Peter Corbett Tel 01373 466536 Mob 07971 182278 email@example.com
Public relations, editing, copyediting.
The write idea, the write choice
Crossbow Communications, 3 Bethel Place, Buckland Dinham, Frome, Somerset BA11 2QL
Sheila Chandra firstname.lastname@example.org www.sheilachandrabooks.com and www.sheilachandracoaching.com
Bestselling author of ‘Organizing for Creative People’ and creative career coach. Recent clients include Lisa Hammond (‘Donna Yates’ EastEnders).
Email for a free 30 minute coaching consultation to see if I’m the right coach for you.
Ted Winter email@example.com 07873 702024
Quality versatile proofreader with experience in writing and teaching in foreign languages.
Strong verbal skills and attention to detail. Any genre considered at reasonable rates.
Tim Cutting 01373 474456 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim offers the following services: a manuscript-to-print service, taking care of all the formatting, for those writers who don't want to tackle the process themselves or a 1:1 session of an hour or two hours, at an author's own computer, teaching the author how to format their text.
NB Please contact FWC if you have literary services to offer and would like to be included in this list