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    your book

    Need editorial support before looking to submit?
    Midway Review
    Or you're looking for a final read and review?
    Full Manuscript Review


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    You have approached agents or publishers without success. You are looking for input from the professionals. Beat the Rejection Clinic

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

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    Now containing nearly 5,000 entries, this is a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to reach all corners of the publishing industry.

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    Writers & Artists present the new essential tool for anyone looking to self-publish: a free comparison service to help you find the self-publishing services best-suited to the needs of your manuscript.

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  • Writing calendar

    Our new writing calendar lets you search festivals, competitions and more by date, genre or location, and allows you to add your own entries. 

    If you're looking for the latest writing competitions or want to share details of your writing group, get started now.

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On Process

On Process

Author Ben Johncock shares his advice for first-time writers & discusses the importance of letting the process happen naturally.

The 2016 edition is here!

The 2016 edition is here!

Grab your copy of the ultimate guide to getting published, the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2016, now.

Translating History

Translating History

Author Natasha Pulley asks; if history is a foreign country, what sort of language & diction should we use in our historical fiction?

Screenwriting masterclass

Screenwriting masterclass

Have you ever thought about writing for TV? Or turning your book into a feature-length film? Join us for our first masterclass dedicated to the art of screenwriting.

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