author services

Forth and Fable don't just create great content. We believe in helping others to create their best work too.

Our author services include critique, editing and proofreading for all writers through unique packages.


The Lion

Manuscripts up to 80000 words £449

Manuscripts up to 120000 words £599

Manuscripts over 120000 words Please enquire for a bespoke quote

A full manuscript critique to analyse your work and a detailed report that will help you to reevaluate and develop your work to be the best story possible.

We will read your book and provide you with honest, professional insight in the form of an editorial document of critical assertions, suggestions and issues.

We won't sugarcoat anything but we always approach work positively - we want your story to soar!


The Owl

Prices on enquiry.

  • Line and copy-editing of your full manuscript.
  • Two copies of your edited manuscript: Clean and Comments
  • A style-sheet, developed just for you.
  • Email support for two weeks after the work is delivered.

The Hare


  • 5000 words read by one of our experienced editors.

  • A detailed edit of 1000 words.

  • Detailed report (up to 5 pages) that will critique the opening of your book, make note of any style or plot issues that could be addressed, and suggestions on how to improve your work


the blackbird

The Blackbird is our coaching meets editing package, designed for ongoing support whilst you write your book.

It will be tailored to your needs and is designed to help you spread your wings as a writer, recognise your areas for improvement and hold you accountable for your work with weekly deadlines.

Three months £399

Six months £699


  • Weekly beta reading + report on your progress
  • Unlimited email support for all your questions
  • Tailored coaching in your problem areas
  • Weekly creative writing exercises
  • Suggested reading and research relevant to your genre and plot
  • Social media advice
  • Intensive mini edit once your manuscript is finished.
  • 25% discount on our Lion or Owl packages

Our author services quickly fill up, so please contact us in plenty of time to get booked in.

Once you've contacted us, we'll send you details of our availability and our Fable Author Vision Questionnaire.

Proofreading and editing services are also available.

Bespoke quotes are also available for short stories.