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Manuscript Preparation and Proofreading Services

Think your manuscript is ready for the eyes of the world? Having an error-free, professionally proofread manuscript can be critical to your success. Whether you’re self-publishing or going the traditional route, we can help.

We offer manuscript formatting and proofreading for:

  • poetry (yes, poetry needs proofreading; our readers are sensitive and careful)
  • short prose (essays and short stories)
  • all book-length manuscripts (memoirs, novels, short story and poetry collections, etc.)
  • chapbooks
  • novellas
  • children’s books

Thank you so much for taking such good care of my story and making it presentable for future submissions. You noticed things that I had overlooked, even with constant revisions, and I feel much better about submitting my story for publication. Thank you for always keeping in contact with me and for your prompt replies. I’m looking forward to working with Writer’s Relief’s proofreading service again!

I have received my work, and everything is perfect. Thanks again!



We have expert proofreaders on staff who can help you beat the competition by submitting your work in the most professional way possible. Only 2% of the hundreds of proofreaders who approach Writer’s Relief each year are approved to work with us. Our proofreaders will eliminate any pesky errors and typos that may give agents or editors a bad impression.

Learn more about the people who proofread for Writer’s Relief.

We can also format your manuscript to industry standard—with or without proofreading. Having the proper format isn’t just about making your manuscript “look nice.” We prepare your manuscript to meet the specific criteria that demonstrate industry-standard professionalism. First impressions mean a lot in the publishing business, and using the proper format counts!

Dear Ronnie,

A special thanks to you and the other fabulous folks who proofread my chapbook. You found several things that I and other readers and editors had not seen. Please share this note of thanks with those who worked on the book. I love your proofing service!

avid S.

Many writers believe that their work is in ready-to-go shape. Even our most advanced and widely published writers are surprised (shocked, even) at how many errors they don’t realize they make. That’s why it’s important to have another professional proofread your work before submitting.

Get your manuscript the good read it deserves.


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