Welcome to the TLC News page, where we will be uploading stories about our clients, our readers, our mentors, and news about TLC events, as well as coverage in the media and updates on work we are doing across a broad range of areas, from appearances at literary festivals to exciting collaborations with other organisations. TLC is proud of the achievements of our clients, many of whom go on to find publication, either traditionally or in new digital or independent environments. You can find out about them here, and read more in our Success Stories page. You can also sign up to our newsletter for monthly updates on what we are up to, as well as any special offers we may be running.

Why Writers Need a Business Mindset

April 01, 2019 | Blog
A steep learning-curve As well as writing all my life, I’ve also spent all my working life in education, in…

TLC Welcomes New Editorial and Marketing Assistant Nelima Begum

March 08, 2019 | Other News
TLC is delighted to welcome to the team its newly appointed Editorial and Marketing Assistant Nelima Begum. The role received…

TLC/AM Heath Free Reads Anthology Lineup Announcement

We are thrilled to be announcing the full lineup of twenty writers whose work will appear in the first ever…

“I’m a Writer, capital W [ignore what’s below the waist, please]”

March 01, 2019 | Blog
I’m often asked how I manage to do so much, or receive glowing compliments about being a “such a trooper”…

AM Heath Sponsors TLC Free Reads Anthology

February 18, 2019 | Other News
TLC to Publish an Anthology Showcasing the Work of Marginalised Writers Literary Agency AM Heath, as part of its centenary…

TLC Announces New Singapore Partnership

February 01, 2019 | Other News, Press & Publicity
Sing Lit Station's Manuscript Assessment Scheme (MASS) launches for Singaporean Writers TLC is delighted to announce a new partnership with…

What We Talk About When We Talk About Editing

February 01, 2019 | Blog
‘I’m looking for someone to proofread my book.’ When a freelance proofreader or copy-editor receives an enquiry along these lines,…

Save the Date: Writers' Day 2019 22nd June

January 04, 2019 | Events, Other News
The Literary Consultancy’s popular and annually sold out Writers’ Day returns on Saturday June 22nd 2019, 10am-4pm, at the Free…

Tales from TLC Mentoring: Pitching Your Work to a Room of Peers

January 01, 2019 | Blog
Saturday 27th September 2018. Farringdon. Everywhere the plant of brick on brick, where screaming cutting machines scythe through the clank…

Secret Life of Novels Guests Announced

December 10, 2018 | Events, Other News
In the second part of TLC’s already acclaimed event series, initially launched as part of Free Word Centre’s ‘This is…