"Jane highlighted in great detail what was good and what needed working on. Something my friends could never have done. She created an obtainable framework for improvement which inspired me further still ... TLC isn’t just about the editorial reports. They offer much more than that. They encourage, advise and support. But above all, they believe. They believe in me as a writer."
“A cold breeze blows over my face. Then something warm an’ wet, stinking of damp hair. I open my eyes, slowly, one at a time. Focus. “Ugghh!” I shouts, “gits offa me!” A furry face cocks its head ’bove me an’ whimpers. “Alfie git!” a voice says. “Baxter, y’all ok?” It’s Trent. He’s wearing a cut lip an’ a black eye. I try an’ move, sit up but I can’t. The pain won’t let me. I grimace, breathe deep. Rest.” Extract from Chapter 4 of ‘The Boy a Thousand Years Wide’