Nick Dunn
Nick Dunn

Managing Director

Catherine Dunn
Catherine Dunn


Help For Writers Limited was founded in 2012 by Nick Dunn, who has a strong track record of many years in the digital music distribution industry. He believes that authors, like musicians, should be able to get their work on sale worldwide and earn an income from their writing. Nick has over a decade of hands-on experience running successful businesses.

Catherine Dunn is a copy-editor and proofreader who trained with the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP), the UK industry body of which she is a professional member. She has a lot of experience working with self-published authors and has worked on both fiction and non-fiction. You can see more about Catherine, including her portfolio, on her personal website, Before training in this field she worked for non-profit organisations doing administration, events management and digital marketing.

We are based in Leicester, UK, and we pride ourselves on providing a personalised service and friendly support. As well as ebook conversion and distribution our services include cover design, marketing, copy-editing, typesetting and proofreading.

We enjoy working with authors to help turn their vision into reality. If your book doesn’t fit the usual mould or is somehow out of the ordinary, feel free to contact us and discuss your needs – we love a challenge!

Why choose Help For Writers?

  • We don’t take a cut of your income – you get 100% royalties back.
  • No monthly or annual fees to keep your book in stores.
  • Get paid monthly.
  • Keep all your rights.
  • Friendly, transparent and accessible service.
  • Customised options available to suit your needs.