With more than 20 years in British and American publishing, we provide professional editorial and writing services at competitive rates.


Whether you are an individual, publisher or business, we can help shape your words to your needs.


We offer the following services:





• copy-editing

• proofreading

• indexing

• americanization

• anglicisation

• thesis-to-book development

• structural development/book doctoring

• project management

• commissioning trade and academic non-fiction – arts and humanities





• press releases/publicity blurbs/AIs

• proposals/pitches

• book jackets

• brochures/catalogues

• website copy

• articles and books (including ghostwriting)

– areas of specialisation: literature (including poetry and genre), art and design, film, food (including  recipe writing), travel and culture, history and biography/memoir (including celebrity)



select clients


Amazon; André Deutsch; Arden; Arts Forum; Aurum Press; Australian Film Commission; Bloomsbury; Cadogan; Cherry Menlove (lifestyle and MBS); Corsair; Ebury; Fig Tree; Fletcher Sibthorp (artist); Gale; Harden; HarperCollins; Laurence King; Little, Brown; Macmillan; Merrell; Methuen; New Holland; New York University Press; Orion; Palgrave; Penguin; Piatkus; Quarto; Quercus; Random House; Richard Jenkins Photography; Routledge; St James Press; St Martin’s Press; Scholastic; Screen International; Thames & Hudson; The University of Chicago Press; Vermilion; Virago; Wardour; Weidenfeld & Nicolson.



To discuss projects, rates and schedules, please contact Aruna:

e: theliteraryshed@icloud.com  

t: +44 (0)7912348448