With more than 20 years in British and American book and magazine 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:



editorial (fiction and non-fiction)


• copy-editing

• proofreading

• indexing

• americanization

• anglicisation

• location and dialogue feedback

• thesis-to-book development

• project management

• structural development/book doctoring

• commissioning trade and academic non-fiction – literature, history/biography, visual culture, lifestyle and social sciences





• press releases/AIs; publicity material, including book blurbs and catalogue/brochure copy

• proposals/pitches

• 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; Delicate Prey; Ebury; Fig Tree; Fletcher Sibthorp (artist); Gale; Harden; HarperCollins; HIP; HOT; Jerwood Gallery; 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; Seven Dials; Spring; Thames & Hudson; The University of Chicago Press; Trapeze; Vermilion; Virago; Wardour; Weidenfeld & Nicolson; White Lion.



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

e: theliteraryshed@icloud.com  

t: +44 (0)7912348448