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    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.

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    your book

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Free Writing Competition

Free Writing Competition

Signed up to Great - you're eligible to enter our annual free short story competition in association with Arvon!

From First Draft to Final Draft

From First Draft to Final Draft

Critically acclaimed author William Ryan leads an exclusive 10-week course offering guidance on how to turn a work-in-progress into a ready-to-submit manuscript.

How To Get Published

How To Get Published

We're joining forces with York Literature Festival to bring you a day of practical writing advice featuring an array of fantastic authors and leading literary agents.

What Is A Literary Scout?

What Is A Literary Scout?

Gill McLay, literary agent at the Bath Literary Agency, discusses the role of the literary scout.

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