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    Or you're looking for a final read and review?
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    and publishing

    You have approached agents or publishers without success. You are looking for input from the professionals. Beat the Rejection Clinic

  • The Writers' & Artists' Yearbooks 2016

    The 2016 editions of the Yearbooks - the indispensable guides to all aspects of publishing and the media - are now available to buy.

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    Search festivals, competitions and other events by date, genre or location, and add your own entries, too. 

    If you're looking for the latest writing competitions or want to share details of your writing group, this is the perfect resource.

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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.


Writing Is Rewriting

Writing Is Rewriting

Author Nikki Owen on following your intuition, and when it may be time to make a major change to your manuscript.

Reincarnation, With Wings

Reincarnation, With Wings

Author Elise Valmorbida discusses how you can bring your past work back to life.

Killer Fiction

Killer Fiction

Join us for our inaugural Writing Crime and Thriller Fiction conference, presented by award-winning authors, leading literary agents and creative writing tutors.

Marketing & Promoting Your New Book

Marketing & Promoting Your New Book

Hybrid author Pippa DaCosta shares her advice on how you can make sure your book is reaching as many readers as possible.

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