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  • Writing Courses

    Benefit from manuscript critiques and invaluable advice from award-winning authors and industry professionals.

    Your Novel: 10 weeks on the nitty-gritty of novel writing

    Your Children's Book: 5 weeks dedicated to the art of illustrated picture books

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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

  • Our 2018 Yearbooks


    “An indispensable companion for anyone seriously committed to the profession of author.” David Lodge 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.

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

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Work With Publishing Experts

Work With Publishing Experts

Subject your work-in-progress to critically acclaimed authors and receive guidance from industry professionals on our course beginning March 2018.

A Quick Word With George Saunders

A Quick Word With George Saunders

George Saunders, author of the 2017 Man Booker prize winning novel 'Lincoln In The Bardo', shares some writing tips.

Creating An Assassin

Creating An Assassin

Author RJ Barker talks us through his process of creating an assassin character for his Age of Assassins trilogy

Develop Your Manuscript

Develop Your Manuscript

Beginning in March, join us on Wednesday evenings for a course on the essential aspects of writing Children's and YA fiction.

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