What’s Been On - The Literary Consultancy

Past Events

Below are events that are now closed, but which give a flavour of the range of our live activity for writers. For more detail about these events as well as news about them see Events News.

London Writers' Cafe Workshop with TLC: Writing Authentic Dialogue and Manipulating POV (Point of View)

June 20, 2017 : What’s Been On
TLC Director Aki Schilz will be leading a fiction writing workshop for London Writers' Cafe on June 20th at The…
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Writing West Midlands National Writers' Conference 2017 featuring TLC Keynote

June 10, 2017 : What’s Been On
Writing West Midlands hosts the National Writers' Conference 2017 at the University of Birmingham, with industry experts and best-selling authors, plus…
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The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction Book Club in Partnership with Grazia

June 06, 2017 : What’s Been On
TLC Director Aki Schilz will be taking part in this exciting panel event at Foyles Charing Cross, the night ahead…
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ACE Free Reads Meet-up and Showcase

May 12, 2017 : Free Word Centre
*PRIVATE EVENT BY INVITATION ONLY* On May 12th, The Literary Consultancy hosts a half-day session with representatives from seventeen regional…
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How to Write a Novel

April 03, 2017 : Free Word Centre
An intermediary-level online novel writing course Do you want to write a novel, and then take it to a standard…
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Becoming A Writer

April 03, 2017 : Free Word Centre
An Introduction to Writing Fiction Do you love to read and want to write? Do you want to move from…
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Online Fiction Workshop

April 03, 2017 : Free Word Centre
This 12-week online writing workshop, offered by Unthank School of Writing in association with TLC, is designed for writers with some experience,…
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Self-editing Workshops for Writers

November 24, 2016 : Free Word Centre
Following the success of our recent Editing-related events (including our panel, co-hosted with Spread the Word, 'Do Writers Need Editors?',…
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TLC's 20th Birthday Conference

November 11, 2016 : Free Word Centre
TLC’S 20TH BIRTHDAY LITERARY CONFERENCE 2016 In 2016, TLC celebrates 20 years of working with writers, and being the UK’s…
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Literary Adventure Writing Retreat 2016

September 10, 2016 : Casa Ana
As featured in the Guardian ('Best Writing Holidays') the Observer ('Pick of the Week') and IAmSelfPublishing ('Top 5 Peaceful Writing Retreats')…
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Writers' Day

June 11, 2016 : Free Word Centre
TLC 20th Birthday Literary Conference: Writers' Day  Sponsored by IngramSpark As part of our 20th birthday year celebrations, The Literary Consultancy is…
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Editing Skills Workshop

March 15, 2016 : Free Word Centre
Editing Skills Workshop, with Richard Sheehan Following the success of our Editing Masterclass with professional book editor Richard Sheehan in 2015,…
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Brush Up Your Prose: An Editing Masterclass with Richard Sheehan

December 08, 2015 : Free Word Centre
TLC Editing Masterclass  These days, when so many people can self-publish, and agents and commercial publishers want polished manuscripts, the…
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Simone de Beauvoir: Where Are We Now? Maya Centre Fundraiser

December 01, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Recently screened at the Bristol Festival of Ideas to a sell-out audience, The Literary Consultancy is proud to present on…
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Meet the Mentor, with Jamie Mollart and Tim Clare

November 24, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. Ticket-holders have been contacted, but if you would like be updated in case of…
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Do Writers Need Editors?

October 27, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Join academic and editorial expert Susan Greenberg, who will be launching her publication, Editors Talk about Editing: Insights for Readers, Writers and…
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TLC Literary Adventure

September 26, 2015 : Casa Ana
As featured in the Guardian ('Best Writing Holidays') and the Observer ('Pick of the Week') TLC will be returning to the…
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Quality Writing For All Campaign Launch featuring Penny Pepper

June 16, 2015 : Free Word Centre
This exciting event at the vibrant Free Word Centre, London, on Tuesday June 16th 2015, celebrates the launch of The Literary Consultancy's Quality Writing…
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Summer Digital Book Party

June 05, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Presented by Byte the Book and The Literary Consultancy The Literary Consultancy has teamed up with Byte the Book to…
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Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East needs a Sexual Revolution

May 27, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Mona Eltahawy in conversation with Elif Shafak Presented by Free Word Centre and The Literary Consultancy Award-winning journalist Mona Eltahawy…
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