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Professional fiction editing – to help you on your way to publication.

Hello, I’m Sophie Playle. As a specialist fiction editor, I provide editorial services directly to authors – and I train other editors through my online courses, too. Between writing a manuscript and publishing a novel, all writers benefit from a helping hand.

Book Editing Services for Authors of Fiction

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

An 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.

Not sure which book editing service is right for you?
Let me give you a few more details.

Want to learn about running your own editing business?

Of course you do, because editing is wonderful. I teach online courses to other editors (and aspiring editors) – from how to conduct a developmental edit to how to get your business noticed by clients.

Hey, let’s stay in touch

Sign up to receive Liminal Letters – monthly insights 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.