For those who want submission package read throughs all the way up to developmental editing on a full manuscript, this could be the option for you.

Long-term mentoring is at the heart of what we offer, however we understand that sometimes you just want some feedback, quickly.

So, we offer that, too, with many experienced, published authors and talented developmental editors eager to help you.

Example prices:

Submission Package review:

£149 – this includes notes on your letter, synopsis and first 3 chapters (up to 10,000 words max).

For partial/full manuscript developmental edits:

Rates are on a sliding scale, depending on word count.

Up to 20,000 words: £240 (incl VAT)

20-30,000 words: £300 (incl VAT)

30-40,000 words: £360 (incl VAT)

40-50,000 words: £420 (incl VAT)

50-60,000 words: £480 (incl VAT)

60-70,000 words: £540 (incl VAT)

70-80,000 words: £600 (incl VAT)

80-90,000 words: £660 (incl VAT)

90-100,000 words: £720 (incl VAT)

For Picture Books:

£79 per text for a full critique and feedback.

Our Quick Spark editors include all of our Spark Mentors, plus some of our PB authors for Picture Book critiques.

Please upload the manuscript/text/sub package at the checkout stage. We’ll be in touch to say we’ve received your work and which editor it is going to (please indicate if you have a preference in the notes box at checkout). We aim to have all edits done within 4 weeks, but we give you a more precise indication in the above email.

Want to know what to expect? Read a helpful blog post here by two of our editors: SPARK EDITING – A LIGHTING FLASH OF INSPIRATION FOR YOUR BOOK