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Writers & Artists have devised a suite of online and offline editorial services that provide access to the right expert at precisely the right moment for your manuscript.  No matter what stage you have reached in the creative process, you can have the comfort of knowing that there is a service to support you with practical, personalised advice. View editor bios

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    Agony Agent

    £25 – £45

    Our astute team of Agony Agents are here to answer your every question. This is the simplest and speediest way to get specific, personal answers to your writing or submission conundrums. Read more

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    Bespoke Mentoring

    £1500 – £2650

    Have your own expert mentor for three, six or twelve months to help guide you through the writing process. This is a completely bespoke service for writers at different stages in their writing journey. Read more

Stage 1

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    How Strong is Your Book Idea?


    An editorial service in which both a literary agent and editor evaluate your book idea. Each will provide honest and constructive advice on whether your idea is strong enough to appeal to a publisher or agent, and where it fits within the current market. Read more

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    First Draft Review

    £180 – £360

    This editorial service afford writers the opportunity to have an early draft of their book assessed by an editor, who will offer advice on style and guidance on how to move forward. Read more

Stage 2

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    Mid-way Review


    A hands-on structural edit, the Mid-Way Manuscript Review editorial service will help provide you with the necessary advice to ensure all elements of your story are working in concert with each other. Read more

Stage 3

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    Full Manuscript Review

    £680 – £1020

    A line-by-line edit from a professional proof reader/copyeditor addressing issues of consistency, grammar and spelling, and clarity. Read more

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    Manuscript Submission


    A three-session masterclass on how to ensure that your submission stands out from the pack, held over two consecutive weeks at Bloomsbury Publishing's central London offices. Read more

Stage 4

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    'Beat the Rejection' Clinic


    Hosted at the Bloomsbury Publishing offices in central London, this 30-minute meeting with an agent is an opportunity to learn how best to take your manuscript submission forward. Book online or call 0207 631 5985. Read more