Hello! I'm Bella,
a freelance book editor and book coach. It's my mission to inform, empower, and inspire every author I work with.
My philosophy as an editor is it’s your book, so your word goes. I understand how personal and emotional writing a book can be which is why I work closely with all my clients to provide supportive and constructive feedback. I work hard to ensure I’ve equipped you with the knowledge to make informed decisions, and I’m here to support your vision and help you refine your story.
Explore my website to discover how I can help you bring your book to life.
Develop a strong and compelling foundation for your novel. We’ll discuss your book’s structure, plot, themes, characters, tone of voice, and position in the market. I’ll provide constructive criticism to help you develop and improve your story.
Rate: £20 per 1,000 words
Sentence-level editing for your story. Ensure your prose style, syntax, and tone of voice are consistent and compelling. I’ll maintain your authorial style while checking your book is written to a high standard.
Rate: £15 per 1,000 words
Quality control for your book. Your book will be checked for any grammatical, formatting, or spelling errors as well as consistency. I will ensure your story is immersive and written to a high standard.
Rate: £10 per 1,000 words
Your one-stop-shop for publishing advice. Unsure how the publishing industry works? Want to learn more about agents, self-publishing, and how to make publishers want to work with you? I’m happy to help with all of these queries and more.
Rate: £40 per hour
A professional look for your book. Have your manuscript laid out and professionally formatted to make sure it looks as good as it reads. I’ll create a print-ready PDF and eBook files tailored to each of the following platforms: Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Google, Nook, and a generic ebook file so you can sell it on all major eBook platforms.
Cost: £300 fixed fee
Query Letter Review
Ensure your query letter is pitch perfect. Get concrete advice on how to improve your query letter. I will help you construct your query letter and highlight elements of your book to leave agents hooked and wanting more.
Cost: £250 fixed fee
Alex Peart-Johnson, creative director at The Stardust Experience
Bella is a thoroughly wonderful individual with a keen eye for detail and is wonderful to work with, too. Can’t recommend her highly enough!
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