Editing - Manuscript Assessment -Transcription


About Liz Kemp:

An ex-teacher, I have worked in the tertiary sector for a number of years, and have over a decade’s experience in various areas of the publishing industry. I'm currently employed in children’s publishing.

Add to the mix postgraduate qualifications in professional editing, publishing and writing, and the result is a friendly, knowledgeable, fast and flexible service covering a range of editing and publishing work.


  • Editing – copy, line, and structural editing
  • Manuscript assessment and report writing
  • Proof reading
  • Transcription


Online and traditional paper-based editing available, on a copy editing or structural basis in consultation with the client. 

Specialising in:

  • Fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults
  • Fiction for adults (especially Romance and fantasy genre fiction)
  • Memoirs
  • Exhibition catalogues and notes
  • Business correspondence, CVs and other documents
  • Academic theses

Manuscript assessment – report writing:

Is your manuscript ready to beat the slush pile? 

Take the first step towards getting published, with a detailed and objective report on your manuscript and the direction in which it’s headed.  The report covers the following areas: style, characters, narrative pace, appeal to the target audience, and publishing potential.

Appraisals of fiction for children of all ages, and adult and crossover fantasy genre.


Don’t put your faith in the Spellchecker!

 An eagle eye for a ‘typo’ is just the beginning.  Proofing for sense, style and the intended reader are all part of this package to make your work shine and get the message across effectively.

Transcription assignments:

Transcription of interviews, memoirs, meetings and a range of other digital audio files.  Fast, accurate, flexible … and at very reasonable rates.  Most mainstream file formats accepted.

To negotiate fees or to discuss any other aspect of your project:

Contact me



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