Useful links

Useful links

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Adventures in Fiction (commercial)
An independent editorial consultancy providing a confidential, one-to-one mentoring service to writers for a fee.


Arvon Foundation
Runs a wide range of residential creative writing courses.

Publishers listed by genre and alphabetically.

Industry news plus features, author interviews, best-seller charts, events and a book fairs catalogue.

Book trade site including news and directories of agents, publishers, awards and bookshops.

For readers, writers and librarians based in the West Midlands region, with useful online resources.

Literary Consultancy (commercial)

Details of how to send in poems and stories for professional evaluation for a fee.


Mslexia Magazine
Wide-ranging articles for women who write.


Open University
Open University distance-learning course information.


Writers & Artists Yearbook Online

Advice, tips, information and competitions to help writers make it into print and advice on how to publish work.


Writer’s News magazine
A guide to the world of writing, with the emphasis on getting into print.


Writers Services (commercial)
Commercial services for unpublished writers, including reader's and editor's reports, and copy editing.