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. For what’s on now, see the main Events page.

Meet the Editor: NORWICH

November 01, 2019 : National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, Norwich
Meet the Editor In Association with National Centre for Writing 1st November 2019, 2-4pm at National Centre for Writing In…
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TLC Fiction Masterclasses

October 26, 2019 : Free Word Centre
TLC is delighted to announce that we are reviving our popular TLC Masterclass series, delivered by world-class tutors to guide…
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Finding Your Muse: Inspiration and Invention

October 26, 2019 : Free Word Centre
Finding Your Muse: Inspiration and Invention A TLC Masterclass Saturday 26th October 2019 10am-4pm How do we find – or…
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Being A Writer: An Interactive Forum

October 23, 2019 : Free Word Centre
Explore what it means to be a writer today, and what writers need to thrive. From time and space, to…
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Letters Home

October 03, 2019 : Free Word Centre
If you could write a letter ‘Home’, what would you say? The Literary Consultancy’s free writing desk at Free Word…
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Literary Adventure 2019

September 07, 2019 : Casa Ana
SOLD OUT To be put on the waiting list, and/or the priority booking list for early access to 2020 places,…
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Meet the Editor: EXETER

August 01, 2019 : Exeter Custom House, 46 The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4AN
Meet the Editor 1st August 2019, 2-4pm at Custom House, Exeter In this free session, held in association with Literature…
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Writers' Day

June 22, 2019 : Free Word Centre
  The Literary Consultancy’s popular and annually sold out Writers’ Day returns on Saturday June 22nd 2019, 10am-4pm, at the…
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Secret Life of Novels

June 06, 2019 : Free Word Centre
THE SECRET LIFE OF… SERIES The creative process is often presented as mysterious, even alchemical. Novels arrive on bookshelves as…
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Chapter and Verse: Industry Day

May 11, 2019 : Free Word Centre
THIS IS AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT, exclusively for TLC Chapter and Verse mentees and included within TLC's mentoring programme offer, which…
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Secret Life of... Novels

March 06, 2019 : Free Word Centre
The Secret Life of... Series The creative process is often presented as mysterious, even alchemical. Novels arrive on bookshelves as…
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TLC at FutureBook Live 2018

November 30, 2018 : etc.Venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3YD
Europe’s biggest publishing innovation conference is on a mission to put challenge the book trade to be creative and courageous.…
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The Secret Life of Novels

November 06, 2018 : Free Word Centre
The Secret Life of Novels The Drafting Process Uncovered The creative process is often presented as mysterious, even alchemical. Novels…
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Literary Adventure 2018

September 15, 2018 : Casa Ana
As featured in the Guardian ('Best Writing Holidays') the Observer ('Pick of the Week') and IAm ('Top 5 Peaceful Writing Retreats')…
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What Makes a Writer?

September 05, 2018 : Free Word Centre
What makes a writer? What helps them to create ideas? How are they motivated to keep writing? What are the…
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Meet the Publishers

June 30, 2018 : British Library
Meet the Publishers In partnership with Africa Writes Festival with Candice Carty-Williams, Layla Mohamed, and Sharmaine Lovegrove. Chaired by Aki…
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Writers' Day

June 23, 2018 : Free Word Centre
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT To be put on the waiting list, please call the box office on 020…
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Women Poets' Prize Launch

June 09, 2018 : Second Home Bookshop
  Women Poets' Prize Launches at Second Home Festival of Poetry The Rebecca Swift Foundation is proud to announce the…
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Carving out a Career as an Author

May 05, 2018 : Free Word Centre
About the workshop Join author and publishing professional Julia Forster for a professional development mind-mapping workshop. Over an intensive two hour…
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More Than Just an Edit (Self-Publishing Conference)

April 28, 2018 : University of Leicester
Hosted by Matador, the Self-Publishing Conference is the UK's only dedicated self-publishing event. TLC is delighted to be attending as…
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