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  • Editing Services

    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

  • How To Edit Your Book

    Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work in practical seminar sessions with professional editors, and receive one-to-one feedback on a section of your manuscript.

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  • NEW: Guide To... series

    The first two titles in our new Writers' & Artists' Guide To... series are now available, providing essential guidance and advice on the writing and publishing process.

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  • Our 2020 Yearbooks


    “A lifeline... it set my feet on the publishing path” Joanne Harris on the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook

    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.

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Join best-selling authors for a writing workshop of your choice and hear from leading literary agents at our annual conference.

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Read our tips on revisiting your drafts & share your own editing habits!

Writing Courses for 2020

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Our Wednesday evening Your Novel, Your Children's Book and Writing Magical Worlds courses are back in 2020, while there's something new for Short Story writers too...

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