Publishing Coach

I offer support with the publishing process, including editing and assembling collections, preparing your manuscript for submissions to agents and publishers, and more.

— Julianne Ingles, Editor at Guts Publishing

Publishing  Coach

Writing, editing, publishing & more.

Ann Rawson

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Ann Rawson's debut novel, A Savage Art, inspired by her love of textile arts and dark fairy tales, was published by Fahrenheit Press in 2016. Her second novel, The Witch House, is due to be published in June 2020, Red Dog Press. Her first short story, ‘A Dog's Life’, appears in Me Too Stories edited by Elizabeth Zelvin and published by Level Best Books. Another piece, ‘If…’ was shortlisted for the Fish Short Memoir prize 2019.

“Julianne pinpointed a key weakness in my manuscript, yet edited my work with a light touch, always considerate of the fact that it was my story. I have no hesitation in recommending Julianne at Guts Publishing."

Alex Carrigan

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Alex Carrigan is an associate editor with the American Correctional Association. He has edited and proofed the anthologies CREDO: An Anthology of Manifestos and Sourcebook for Creative Writing (C&R Press, 2018) and Her Plumage: An Anthology of Women’s Writings from Quail Bell Magazine (Quail Bell Press & Productions, 2019). He has had fiction, poetry, and media reviews published in Quail Bell Magazine, Life in 10 Minutes, Realms YA Fantasy Literary Magazine, Mercurial Stories, Lambda Literary Review, Stories About Penises (Guts Publishing, 2019), Closet Cases: Queers on What We Wear (Et Alia Press, 2020) and Whale Road Review (Summer 2020). 

"Working with Julianne Ingles and Guts Publishing was an incredible and informative experience. This was one of my first real publication experiences, and Julianne made it very easy for me to get into the process. She was quick to reply to all em...

Gerry Marsh

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Gerry Marsh is a London fiction writer and author of Tales of Urban Encounters (2018), a collection of short stories set in southeast London. Her debut novel, Strange Creations, a dystopian novel, will be released in June 2020. Gerry has an MA in Creative Writing from University of Kent (2017).

“Julianne provided me with invaluable writing coach support whilst working on Strange Creations. I’d already decided I wanted to self-publish my book, however in an ever-changing self-publishing environment, Julianne’s advice was indispensable. W...

Gaylelene Carbis

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Gayelene Carbis is an award-winning writer of poetry, prose and plays from Melbourne.  Her first book of poetry, Anecdotal Evidence (Five Islands Press) was awarded Finalist in the 2019 International Book Awards for Poetry. Other shortlistings/prizes include: MPU International Poetry Prize; Meniscus Best Small Fiction; Fish Memoir Prize; Fish Short Story Prize (Ireland); and the Montreal International Poetry Prize.

“Julianne Ingles of Guts Publishing is a meticulous and careful reader and editor who has enormous sensitivity to a writer’s work. Julianne doesn’t impose her own aesthetic but carefully and thoughtfully responds to the text, offering feedback th...

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Adem Ay

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 Adem Ay is a London based writer and filmmaker. He writes short films for NGOs, a blog for a film website, and hosts his own pub quizzes.​ 

"Working with Julianne was a joy. Her editing notes were considerate, meticulous, and always warranted. Not one dot or detail of the publishing process was overlooked, and the final book was beautifully produced. Your story is in safe hands with Julianne. She will help you make it the best it can be, and then champion it to the world."

Liam Hogan

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 Liam Hogan is an award-winning short story writer, with stories in Best of British Science Fiction 2016, and Best of British Fantasy 2018 (NewCon Press). He helps host Liars’ League London, volunteers at the creative writing charity Ministry of Stories, and lives and avoids work in London. More details. 

“Working with an editor can be a disconcerting business. You expect a good one to catch all your typos, even--or especially--the ones that have been staring you in the face, and Julianne certainly did that. But an editor also pokes at those expos...

Molly McLellan 

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 Molly McLellan is a fiction writer from Invermere BC, Canada. She has a BFA from University of Victoria in Creative Writing and a master’s degree from Oxford University, UK.  

"Working with Julianne was a true pleasure. Although this was only my second time working with a professional editor, the difference between my first editor and Julianne was enormous. She has such respect for your writing and cares so much ...