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    We have grouped together four key stages that a writer goes through.
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    1

    Starting
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    A review of those all-important Opening Chapters

    2

    Developing
    your craft

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

    3

    Ready to
    submit?

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

    4

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    right people

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    Or book a 30-minute consultation: Beat the Rejection Clinic

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An Eight-Year Journey to Getting an Agent

An Eight-Year Journey to Getting an Agent

Janelle McCurdy has been trying to gain literary agent representation since she was 16. In this blog, she lists key moments in her journey, and what she learned along the way.

Resilience and the Waiting Game

Resilience and the Waiting Game

In her latest blog post for Writers & Artists about the experience of her debut novel being published, Nikki Garrard discusses the rewriting that she hadn't necessarily anticipated.

2021 Writing Courses

2021 Writing Courses

A host of online evening courses for 2021 are now available, including Fiction Writing Fundamentals with William Ryan, Your Children's Book with Christopher Edge and How To Write A Page-Turner with Caroline Green.

2 Easy Things To Help You Find Time To Write

2 Easy Things To Help You Find Time To Write

To celebrate publication of his latest book, The Organised Writer, Antony Johnston offers two essential things that creatives should follow in order to increase their writing time

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