Hello Dear Writer

Blue Pen in a book 

The winner of the Self Published Book Award has now been announced.  Read our judge Wendy Kearn's comments here.

Friday 28 February 2014 is the closing date for submissions for the Novel Competition.


Jacqueline Walker

After attending our Pitch Your Novel Event, Hodder has published Jacqueline Walker's debut novel Pilgrim State

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Sally Siner

Sally Siner, who came to our workshop, has been signed up by Pollinger Ltd.

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Upcoming Workshops:

27 April      Attract An Agent Workshop

18 May      Comedy Writing Workshop

25 May      Children's Story Pitch Event

Kid's Korner

Emily Loves Getting Dressed (Campbell Books 2005)Welcome to Kid's Korner the section dedicated to budding, young writers. Check out the latest interviews with prominent children’s authors, writing tips, book reviews, short story and illustration competitions.

Story Critique Services

We have an excellent team of industry based, professional story readers who are at hand to evaluate, critique and offer a detailed analysis of your work in progress.

Poetry Critique Services

We aim to guide, support and nurture poets to provide you with an appraisal that will enhance your poetry.

Business Services

Workshops tailored to enhance team motivation.  Impress your clients by wining and dining them at the award winning Imperial Hotel.

Featured Illustrator

Victoria Sponge - Suitable for vegetariansOur latest Featured Illustrator is the Indian artist Neelam Modi, who currently illustrates a selection of children's books.

Proofreading Service

Efficient, fast and thorough Proofreading Service for all work in progress including manuscripts, non fiction and autobiographies.  Send us your work in hand written form, typed or from your digital audio recordings.

Book Cellar

Time & Tide
MixerAn enthralling family saga with a diary of historical and social events.