Wild Pine Editions

a division of Woodhall Press

an independent publisher of independent authors

Woodhall Press is proud to launch Wild Pine Editions, which will offer professional  publishing services to clients ranging from individual authors and corporations, to organizations,  nonprofits, civic societies and associations, to trade, academic, education, health and business publishers. 

We are a U.S. company based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Our end-to-end domestic services  include design, composition, content and editorial services, comprehensive project management,  illustration, and digital transformation. In addition, we provide domestic services as well as  offshore services from facilities in India and China.


Our personalized editorial services include all levels of professional copyediting and manuscript  file preparation, design, illustration, proofreading, and indexing as well as print-ready files for  both print and e-book distribution. Our copyeditors, designers, proofreaders, and indexers are  seasoned professionals with vast experience accumulated over decades in their field, and their  work is thoroughly reviewed for quality. 

We would be delighted to arrange a call to better understand your current needs and discuss our  capabilities. We also offer a 10% referral fee for any net services rendered. 

We’re excited about this new adventure and look forward to the possibility of providing  excellent service for you.

Book Design Process

We're proud to bring the work of independent authors to the international marketplace. These are the typical steps in our process.

  1. Submission

  2. Editorial review

  3. Contract offer, tentative acceptance, or rejection

  4. Developmental edit, as required.

  5. Signed contract

  6. Copyedit

  7. Author review of CE

  8. Interior pages design

  9. First pages review, feedback

  10. Corrections, second pages

  11. Proofread

  12. Advance Reading Copies

  13. Marketing

  14. Publication

Simultaneously, these are the typical steps in the cover design process.

A. Signed contract

B. Author selection of designer

C. Cover copy (text) finalized

D. Author creative input

E. First covers, various directions

F. Author feedback

G. Cover direction selected

H. Revised covers

I. Cover selection

J. Proofread

K. Advance Reading Copies

L. Marketing

M. Publication


For step B, above, click on some of these covers to learn more about each designer.


A La Carte Services

Woodhall Press is an independent publisher of independent authors. Part of our mission is to raise emerging writers into the global marketplace. Wild Pine Editions offers the following services to authors who are in the process of developing their work

  • Manuscript evaluation

  • Developmental editing

  • Line editing

  • Copy editing

  • Proofreading

  • Research​

We are interested in working with you on the following types of projects. If you’re working on something else, ask us if we’re interested.

  • Blogs

  • Short Stories

  • Flash Fiction Stories

  • Novels

  • Articles

  • Essays

  • Plays

  • Screenplays

  • Poems

​As writers, writing instructors, editors, and publishers, we're dedicated to helping your work reach your audience. When the time is right, we’ll help you find representation with an appropriate literary agency, or help you connect directly with another small press. We can also offer self-publication guidance.

Our rates are based on the Editorial Freelancers Association guidelines, tailored to fit each unique project.


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