Terms & Conditions


  • The copyright of the manuscript remains yours at all times.
  • The manuscript will be treated in the strictest confidence and will only be shared with between the Writing Ltd. office, and the editor working on the project.
  • The copyright of the report belongs to Writing Ltd. You must ask for permission to publish any part of the report on any website including personal, or, quoting from it to third parties such as agents.
  • The report may be used in whole or part as an example of a manuscript appraisal report and will be shared at the discretion of Writing Ltd.
  • The choice of editor to be assigned to your manuscript is at the discretion of Writing Ltd.
  • If Writing Ltd is unable to find a suitable editor for your manuscript, your fees and manuscript will be returned in full.
  • Writing Ltd reserve the right to return your manuscript and your fee if the material received from you is deemed, at the sole discretion of Writing Ltd, to be unsuitable.
  • Assessments are usually completed in 3-4 weeks, but sometimes during busy periods this may take longer. We will advise you of any significant delays on your report.
  • Manuscripts are only accepted via electronic submission.
  • We will only recommend your work to agents or publishers if we feel your work is suitable. We will contact you for permission prior to showing your work to any third parties.
  • Writing Ltd. is under no obligation to put authors in touch with editors but we will facilitate follow up queries after the report has been returned to the author, at the discretion of Writing Ltd.
  • Payment is required up front in order to confirm the booking. Options for payment in instalments are available, however the full amount must have been paid in full before the report is sent out to the author.
  • Refunds in full are possible but must be requested before the work has been sent out to the editor and before the editor has begun work on the project. Following that timescale the possibility of a refund and the amount will be at the sole discretion of Writing Ltd.