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    We have grouped together four key stages that a writer goes through.
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    Your book idea assessed: How Strong Is Your Book Idea?
    A review of those all-important Opening Chapters


    your craft

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


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


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

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    Essential advice on the writing and publishing process, and all of the industry contacts you need.

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    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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How To Hook An Agent - BOOK NOW

How To Hook An Agent - BOOK NOW

Only a few places remain for our How to Hook an Agent event on Saturday 23rd June so move quickly to secure your place!

How To Write A Thriller

How To Write A Thriller

Join best-selling author Cass Green for a masterclass on to how to grip your readers with a narrative full of tension and suspense.

Free Writing Competition

Free Writing Competition

Are you a great new writing talent waiting to be discovered? Win £200 and a chance to engage with industry professionals on your own writing project!

How To Get Published

How To Get Published

Join W&A in beautiful Oxfordshire surrounds for writing workshops with Tim Pears, Natasha Farrant and William Ryan; a keynote session with Rachel Joyce; and agent panel discussions!

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