Films and Podcasts from The Literary Consultancy


  • 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.

  • Editing Matters: First Drafts

    'Editing Matters' is a series of podcasts from The Literary Consultancy and Free Word, for writers who want to further develop their manuscripts. Each week, we'll be looking at different aspects of the editing process,…

  • Editing Matters: The Myth of the Lone Writer

    In episode two of 'Editing Matters' we muse on the myth of the lone writer, and hear why even great writers need great editors. Our guest is Tom Bromley, a TLC manuscript assessor, editor, ghost…

  • Audrey Niffenegger

    The best-selling author of The Time-Traveler's Wife draws on her experiences as a writer and visual artist to consider the intersection of art, technology, and the future of the written word.

  • Editing Matters: Journey to the Final Draft

    In episode three of 'Editing Matters' we talk about the long hard slog between the first draft and the finished product with Damien Brown, who spent three years writing and re-writing his memoir about his…

  • Editing Matters: The Long Haul

    In episode four of 'Editing Matters' we talk to director of The Literary Consultancy, Rebecca Swift, about what's required of a manuscript you hope to publish. We also weigh up the options available to writers,…


Helpful films

Here are a mixture of films to watch to answer your questions, give you ideas and inspire you.