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Hello. I’m Sophie Playle – specialist fiction editor.

If you’re an author who wants to improve your novel and prepare it for publication, you’re in the right place. I offer editorial services just for you. And if you’re a writer (or an editor) with a thirst for knowledge, you may find my online courses just the ticket. I believe in honesty and empathy, and I truly want to see you achieve your ambitions.

About Liminal Pages

Intensive Mini Edit

Making sure you’re on the right path.

Feedback on your synopsis and first 5,000 words – with guidance on story structure and writing style.

Manuscript Critique

A fresh, objective perspective on your manuscript.

Get detailed expert analysis and unbiased guidance on your novel to help you see the bigger picture.

Line & Copy-Editing

Amplify your voice. Polish those sentences.

Is your grammar and punctuation up to scratch? Let me help you fix errors and improve your prose.

Want to run your own fiction editing business?

Learn how to become a freelance book editor (who’s worth hiring) with Start Fiction Editing

A tutored 6-week online course for wannabe freelance novel editors. Learn everything you need to know to set up and run a fiction editing business so you can get paid to edit books all day long while drinking copious amounts of tea.

Hey, let’s stay in touch

Sign up to receive Liminal Letters – fortnightly insight into my life as an editor. Plus you’ll receive my ‘Project, Profit and Efficiency Tracking’ spreadsheet to help you run your own editing business.