Tessa Shapcott, Freelance Editor, Consultant and Writer


  • Are you already published but want a fresh eye on your latest project, or advice on how to capitalise on your writing strengths?
  • Are you an aspiring writer who wishes to harness your potential with positive critiques and tailored guidance on how to reach publication standard?
  • Wanting to Self-publish?  Do you need help with getting your manuscript publication-ready and marketing it?  Or do you want to re-issue older, already published titles with modernised, refreshed texts?
  • Do you want a competent, experienced editor who offers work of a high standard?


I have over thirty years of experience working in the international publishing industry, including iconic romantic fiction house Harlequin Mills & Boon where I led the series romance team.  I offer a warm, bespoke, quality and speedy service at reasonable rates.