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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

  • NEW: Guide To... series

    The first four titles in our Writers' & Artists' Guide To... series are now available, and provide the sort of essential guidance and advice on the writing and publishing process every unpublished author needs.

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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.

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

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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.

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What To Expect When Working With An Editor

What To Expect When Working With An Editor

Acclaimed author, experienced editor and mentor Natalie Young, on what writers should expect from the process.

Creative World Building

Creative World Building

"I love those initial moments where a world is freshly forming in your mind, when you can feel the flow of possibility - what does this world look like, what makes it unique and exciting?"

Getting To Know Your Target Market

Getting To Know Your Target Market

Getting to know your area of the marketplace shouldn't just have an impact on your writing style, but on your approach to the submission process, too.

An Interview with Jennifer Killick

An Interview with Jennifer Killick

We spoke to author Jennifer Killick about the writing process behind her new book, Crater Lake, as well as top tips balancing humour and horror in a story.

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