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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

  • How To Edit Your Book

    Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work in practical seminar sessions with professional editors, and receive one-to-one feedback on a section of your manuscript.

    Saturday 7th December

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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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Bath Children's Literature Festival

Bath Children's Literature Festival

We're thrilled to be holding three masterclasses dedicated to writing children's fiction this autumn at this year's festival. Find out more!

Writing for Children and Young Adults?

Writing for Children and Young Adults?

Our next How To Hook an Agent event is for writers of Children's and YA fiction. Meet four leading UK agents, enjoy lunch, and discuss your work in an agent one-to-one session.

An Interview with Mary Watson

An Interview with Mary Watson

After speaking to Mary Watson about her debut The Wren Hunt, we had a chance to ask her some more questions about her writing process and the world she's inhabited for two novels.

Join Us In Wales

Join Us In Wales

The next in our series of Sold Out 'How To Get Published' conferences in association with the Open University sees us visit Cardiff in November.

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