Editorial

TLC's readers combine decades of industry experience to provide writers with the feedback they need to move their writing projects forward.
TLC is the UK's first and leading editorial assessment service,

Manuscript Assessment

providing honest feedback and market advice for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories, scripts and screenplays.

Mentoring

Chapter and Verse offers the opportunity for exclusive online tuition by an experienced mentor, a TLC read and Industry Day.
Online mentoring for writers wanting world class one-on-one tuition,

Chapter and Verse

for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and short stories.

Success Stories

TLC is proud to have helped writers from all over the world achieve publication success, across both traditional and digital environments.

TLC Success Stories

TLC is proud to have helped writers from all over the world achieve publication success,
across both traditional and new digital publishing environments.

Literary Adventures

TLC's annual writing retreat to Casa Ana in Spain, with workshops led by acclaimed writers and tutors.

Literary Adventures

Find space, time and inspiration in the Andalucian mountains.
TLC returns to the idyllic Casa Ana for its Guardian-recommended writing retreat with tutor Tom Bromley. September 15th-21st 2018

LATEST NEWS

WRITERS' SHOWCASE

  • Romalyn Ante

    “This is the most important secret my father told me: Whenever you are lost, you must turn your shirt inside out." Extract from ‘Way…

  • Maán Jalal

    “Noor’s mother wore black and the air was scented with gardenias when they stepped out of the house. They crossed the road holding hands,…

  • Anne Goodwin

    “I put my eye to the peephole and flick the switch on the wall. Inside the room, the ceiling light beams on the grass-green…

UPCOMING EVENTS

PODCASTS

  • Rebecca Swift 20th Anniversary Keynote speech - 'The Book Inside'

    TLC Director Rebecca Swift discusses the notion of ‘The Book Inside’ in her keynote speech at TLC’s 20th Anniversary Symposium on November 11th 2016 at the Free Word Centre.

  • Lemn Sissay - 'The Book Inside' Poems

    Poet Lemn Sissay OBE opens The Literary Consultancy’s 20th Anniversary Symposium at the Free Word Centre on November 11th 2016 with two specially commissioned poems.

  • Quality Writing for All Launch 2015

    TLC launched its Quality Writing for All Campaign in 2015. Hear from Director and Founder Rebecca Swift, novelist, publisher and TLC editor Jacob Ross, and TLC Free Read recipient, novelist Liam Brown.