Jericho Writers
4 Acer Walk , Oxford, OX2 6EX, United Kingdom
UK: +44 (0)345 459 9560
US: +1 (646) 974 9060

How do I know if a developmental edit is the right choice for my manuscript?

We recommend a developmental edit if:   Your manuscript is in pretty good shape (ie: this should be the last major round of work before submitting to publishers or self-publishing the manuscript).  You want both broad and narrow comments.  You want the opportunity to talk at length with your editor.  You are OK paying for … Continued

How and when do I submit my manuscript?

After sending in your application, we’ll get back to you as soon as we’ve matched your work up with the right editor, at which point we’ll invite you to purchase the assessment and send us your full manuscript.

Which editorial service is right for me?

We offer quite a few editorial services so you’re right to take the time to consider all of your options. You can take a look at all of our editorial services here. You might also like to read our article explaining all the different types of editorial services. If you’re still not sure, feel free … Continued

What if my book is good enough? Will you help me find an agent?

On some occasions, an editor will flag a manuscript as submission ready. When this happens, a member of the Jericho Writers team will look at the author’s agent submission pack and provide some free advice on it, plus access to AgentMatch. On some occasions, where the manuscript shows real promise, we’ll also approach agents on … Continued

Can I choose my editor?

If you have a particular editor in mind, we will of course do our best to match you with them. We cannot guarantee this, however, as all of our editors are freelance and there are times when they are unavailable due to demand and/or other commitments. Once you have placed your order, you’re welcome to … Continued

How do you choose the editor?

We match manuscripts based on 15 years of experience working with our editors. We consider editor experience, their genres of interest, and whether they themselves feel they are the right fit for your work. As all our editors are freelance, this depends on availability.  

How should I format my manuscript

Please use an easy-to-read font like Times New Roman, 12pt. Don’t forget to also number your pages and use double spacing.