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    We have grouped together four key stages that a writer goes through.
    Select the stage you are at and see how we can help.



    Your book idea assessed: How Strong Is Your Book Idea?
    A review of those all-important Opening Chapters


    your craft

    A read and review of your work: Full Manuscript Review
    Develop your book with a mentor: Bespoke Mentoring


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    A line-by-line edit of your manuscript to help iron out grammatical mistakes and inconsistencies: Final Polish


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    Post a question to a literary agent: Agony Agent
    Or book a 30-minute consultation: Beat the Rejection Clinic

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    Essential advice on the writing and publishing process, and all of the industry contacts you need.

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  • Your Testimonials

    We offer a number of events & editing services geared towards helping you to get your book published.

    Find out what writers we've worked with in the past have to say. 

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The best industry advice for writers and artists, we have expert advice articles, inspirational author interviews, competitions, a lively online community and editorial services for every stage of your writing journey.

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Exclusive Evening Masterclasses

Exclusive Evening Masterclasses

We're hosting an exciting series of one-off masterclasses to help raise money for Book Aid International. And that means writing advice from Stuart Turton, Abi Elphinstone and Tony Parsons!

Things I Learned On My Path To Publication

Things I Learned On My Path To Publication

Regular W&A blogger Lia Louis only went and got herself a book deal! In a stirring post she talks about some of the things she learned along the way...

How To Create A Heroine For Our Time

How To Create A Heroine For Our Time

Taking inspiration from real life, creating weaknesses, thinking about relationships... Elizabeth Mundy offers advice on how to create a heroine readers believe in.

How To Get Published at Denman

How To Get Published at Denman

Join W&A in beautiful Oxfordshire surrounds for writing workshops with Tim Pears, Natasha Farrant and William Ryan; a keynote session with Rachel Joyce; and panel discussions with industry professionals!

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