professional, affordable

book editing

for independent and self-publishing authors

How Can I Help?


    Substantial scene-by-scene feedback to help you reach your creative and publishing goals.


    Corrections to spelling, grammar and punctuation errors, checking for inconsistencies and more.

an editor you can trust

Hi, I'm Hollie. I'm a self-published writer, fiction editor and proofreader. I'm passionate about building confidence and innovative ideas in my writers.


My developmental edits will prioritise your writerly vision and encourage you to realise your ideas onto the page. With my affordable, bespoke support, you'll have a dedicated expert helping you to create the best version of your story. 

killer plot twists

I specialise in thriller, suspense, mystery and crime stories. If you're looking for an editor who loves to separate the red herrings from the clues and can help you develop your craft specifically for your genre, you're in the right place.

Resources For Writers

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Do I Need an Editor?

Click here for the answers to all your questions about what it is I do, and how I can help transform your story.

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What My Clients Say


“The Expositor”  –  A Coming of Age Novel

Hollie offers a thorough and incredible edit for your manuscript!

She lets you know your strengths and weaknesses, and she makes sure she is in your corner rooting for you. If you are looking for someone who is professional and will provide a detailed analysis, Hollie is a great choice.

Clark W. – USA

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