Word Works

WCU Word Works is dedicated to providing authors with high-quality assistance at every stage of the prepublication process: Whether you need help with proofreading, copyediting, formatting citations, or creating an index, WCU Word Works can make these aspects of the publishing process easier for you. Faculty can opt to contract for a single service or multiple forms of assistance. Word Works also advises on best practices for moving from print to digital format or from digital to print in order to harness effectively the newly adopted medium’s capabilities. Its trained WCU English MA or Publishing Certificate 1 graduate students are now available to handle your publication needs. WCU Publishing Certificate students and alumni are exceptionally well qualified to undertake Word Works assignments. Their close attention to process at every step ensures a consistently superior product.

Services include:

  • Proofreading
  • Copyediting
  • Publication Prospectus
  • Developmental Editing
  • Citation Formation
  • Documentation Conversion
  • Indexing

Instructions for Submissions


submit all inquiries to Dr. Shevlin.

Each submission should include the following information:

  • Name of writer
  • Contact information
  • Services desired
  • Number of pages (please double-space)
  • Date needed
  • Any additional comments or instructions
  • Attach document as a Word or RTF file
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