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From first draft to final polish, Up Close can deliver the service you need


We understand that writing your perfect novel, short story, essay or script is a long, complex process, and every author requires a different approach. 
That's why our range of editorial services is completely tailored to your unique needs. Click below for more information on the services we provide
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'Shelagh was my first reader and is still the best. She has an editing instinct which is almost uncanny in its accuracy.' 
'Susmita is a generous reader and can pinpoint where work needs more precision on both the mechanics of the writing and also the story at large.'
'[Shelagh's] advice and inspiration were invaluable to me and I still try to be mindful of the rigour and care she brought to the craft of writing.'
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'Caroline Oakley was my editor for many years ... I can't recommend her highly enough.'
Who We Are

Our professional editors are published authors with a wealth of experience teaching and editing manuscripts at every level, from beginner writers to PhD students and published authors.

Get In Touch

If you have any questions about our services, or want to talk to one of our editors about how to get the very best out of your work by creating an editing service tailored to your style of writing, just click the 'Contact Us' button.

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