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.

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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One-on-One Web Surgeries

April 29, 2015 : Free Word Centre
Following the sell-out success of her Web Visibility workshops for writers, Kristen Harrison returns with some one-on-one web surgeries for…
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Fiction Masterclass: Your Novel Inside Out

March 28, 2015 : Free Word Centre
"I've attended several writing groups over the years, with varying degrees of success, but can truly say that Shelley's mix of…
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Building a Web Presence: Workshop

November 29, 2014 : Free Word Centre
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. If you would like to register interest for a similar workshop in the future,…
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Self-publishing with the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi): Doing it Right

November 18, 2014 : Free Word Centre
The Literary Consultancy hosts an evening with ALLi, a global non-profit association of author-publishers offering advice and education for self-publishing…
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Self-publishing with Amazon: Getting Your Book Out There

November 13, 2014 : Free Word Centre
The Literary Consultancy hosts an evening with Amazon. In this two-hour session, you will get an overview of the publishing…
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Self-publishing with epubli: What is Third Party publishing?

November 07, 2014 : Free Word Centre
The Literary Consultancy hosts an evening with epubli, a Berlin-based self-publishing platform working internationally to offer ebook publishing and distribution (physical…
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Elements of Fiction Lecture Series with Jacob Ross

October 25, 2014 : Free Word Centre
‘Jacob Ross is a really gifted, and perceptive teacher. It was a privilege to be in his class.’ - Ruby Cowling,…
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Talk Enables Change: Charity Debate

October 10, 2014 : Free Word Centre
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and The Maya Centre is celebrating 30 years of providing counselling and psychological…
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TLC Literary Adventure

September 20, 2014 : Casa Ana
TLC will be returning to the idyllic Casa Ana in September 2014. This beautiful Spanish home is set within the…
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