My rates are competitive, and my service tailored to meet your needs. If you email me with an outline of the project in question at, I will respond rapidly by email - and always within 48 hours (Monday to Friday).


Literary Consultancy Fixed Rates (from 40,000 words):

All reader report services include free assessment of submissions package (synopsis, cover letter, and first 3 chapters).


In-depth Report: £9.00 per 1,000 words

This is a comprehensive report that covers all aspects of the manuscript in full detail. Often used by authors obtaining their first report.

Typically 14-18 pages. This is not capped, and I will include all information I consider relevant at each stage.


In-depth Report plus Annotation: £10.00 per 1,000 words

This popular service is suitable for writers who would like the editorial report (as above) to be supported by detailed annotation on the manuscript.


Submissions Package: £195

Are you ready to submit? This package will help you get that important first approach just right. Includes submissions cover letter, synopsis, and opening 3 chapters.


Quotes for writing mentorships, manuscript editing and support with self-publishing available on request. Minimum charges applicable. I also undertake research projects and can assist with your research at a fixed daily rate (available on application).


Payment is usually by online transfer. If you'd prefer an alternative payment method, just let me know.

Turn-around Times

Turn-around times advised at time of enquiry, generally 6-8 weeks from receipt of payment plus manuscript. In a hurry? Please enquire about the fast turn-around service. The cost for this is an additional one third of the standard reading fee.

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