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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.

    1

    Starting
    out

    Your book idea assessed: How Strong Is Your Book Idea?
    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

    Speak to the
    right people

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

  • NEW: Guide To... series

    The first four titles in our Writers' & Artists' Guide To... series are now available, and provide the sort of essential guidance and advice on the writing and publishing process every unpublished author needs.

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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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(Summer) Time To Write

(Summer) Time To Write

Phenomenal interest in our May online writing courses means we've come up with something a bit different for July... and even BETTER value.

Writing A Good Synopsis

Writing A Good Synopsis

William Ryan (with a little help from Jane Austen) on how to set yourself on the path when writing your synopsis.

How To Publish a (Boat) Cookbook

How To Publish a (Boat) Cookbook

Fiona Sims, a freelance food, drink and travel writer, looks back at the publishing journey of her cookbook.

Evening Masterclasses

Evening Masterclasses

If you're looking to develop characters, need help finding your 'voice' or want to hear from literary agents, these sessions in August could be just what you need.

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