Be among the first to get all our latest news, updates, and special offers.
We're an assembled team of editors with more than 75 years' combined experience in the publishing industry. Each member of our team holds at least an MA in either English, Literature, or Creative Writing and has worked for both major and indie publishing firms for at least 10 years. In addition to editing other authors' books, some of them have also published their own bestselling works.
We call ourselves "The Word Slayers" not because we take pleasure in destroying your work, but because we revel in breaking it down to rebuild it as strongly as possible. As William Faulkner said - and we've paraphrased above - "In writing, you must kill all your darlings." We know your manuscript is your "baby", but as with most children, giving them tough love is often the most effective way to prepare them for the world. Our editing team's hard-nosed, meticulous approach to perfecting authors' writings has resulted in dozens of bestselling titles from scribes worldwide. Let us show you just how much of a difference our considerable editing & proofreading talents can make in helping your literary dreams become a reality.
When you submit your work to us for a free evaluation, each member of our editing team will perform a customized sample edit, complete with suggested changes & revisions, as well as notes on how to improve story flow, character development, plot, and overall presentation - all while preserving your own unique voice and style. This ensures you get assigned the best possible editor to help your manuscript shine.
We're confident we can give your work the best editing treatment possible.
If we can't, we'll give you a full refund, no questions asked.
How many editors you know do that?
Click the button below to learn more about our payment policies, which include getting a refund if you're not satisfied.
Visit our YouTube channel to check out this and other videos featuring helpful tips on editing, writing, book marketing, and more, updated frequently:
Just how can we help improve your manuscript? Click the button below to visit our "Services" page and learn more about our team's editing & proofreading efforts.
With more than a million new books released worldwide each year, yours needs to stand out in the crowd. Click the button below to learn more about our cover design services, and make sure your book gets noticed by potential readers.
Our editing team has helped polish bestselling titles from authors all over the world - but don't take our word for it. Click the button below to visit our "Testimonials" page and learn more about our editing success stories in our clients' own words.
© 2022 The Word Slayers. All Rights Reserved.