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  • Self-publishing comparison service

    Writers & Artists present the new essential tool for anyone looking to self-publish: a free comparison service to help you find the self-publishing services best-suited to the needs of your manuscript.

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  • How to Hook an Agent

    Join four literary agents for seminar sessions and lunch. Then pitch your novel directly to the agent of your choice in a one-on-one meeting. 

    Bedford Square, London

    14th June 2014 

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The best industry advice for writers and artists, we have expert advice articles, inspirational author interviews, competitions, a lively online community and editorial services for every stage of your writing journey.

See our highlights and find out which stage you are at on your writing journey.


Historical Fiction Competition

Historical Fiction Competition

You have until midnight on May 11 to enter a piece of no more than 1,000 words.

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

Crime writer Thomas Mogford on how planning ahead helped him write his way to the perfect ending.

Doing It Better: Editing Your Book

Doing It Better: Editing Your Book

The second article in Polly Courtney's series on self-publishing - on how your manuscript can benefit from a professional edit.

Being Delusional: A Guide to Writing

Being Delusional: A Guide to Writing

Author Emma Chapman on how every writer experiences doubt & why you have to look past it.

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