Psst… self-publishing?


Many authors choose to self-publish. At Whisper, we offer a comprehensive range of services to ensure a flowing manuscript and professional finish. 


While editing and proofreading can overlap, they are different processes and should not be confused. 

  • Developmental/substantive/copy editing per 1,000 words) – £25 (including, but not limited to, one or more of the following processes:
    • Checking errors and discrepancies in spelling, grammar, syntax, punctuation, line/sentence structure and word usage while preserving the author’s voice and style.
    • Ensuring maintenance of style and tenses.
    • Where necessary, reorganising lines, sentences, clauses, and chapters or rewriting small sections to improve readability and presentation.
    • Where the overuse of words, clichés, idioms, and comparisons are apparent, suggesting alternatives or removing them (with the author’s consent).
    • Flagging plot inconsistencies.
    • Character and plot development.
    • Assuring clarity and accuracy throughout the text.
  • Proofreading (per 1,000 words) – £15
  • Joint editing and proofreading (per 1,000 words) – £30


  • Paperback – £150
  • eBook – £150
  • Joint (paperback and eBook) – £250

Cover Design

  • Paperback – £150
  • eBook – £150
  • Joint (paperback and eBook) – £250


  • Blog tours/Promotion campaigns – (contact for details)  £35-£150
  • Social media management (monthly packages) – POA


  • Full bundle (excluding social media management based on a 75,000-word manuscript) – £2,000
  • Full bundle (including social media management based on a 75,000-word manuscript) – POA