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Sagheer Afzal

Sidra stepped forward and looked out again. She looked around apprehensively. She knew she looked awkward but there was nothing she could do about it. Some of the more experienced operatives known as Uncles had the ability to blend in no matter what the circumstance or surrounding. They could switch from one persona to another the way you would switch channels on a TV set. But there was no way she could do that just yet. Everything she felt was mirrored in her face and when upset she tended to gesticulate like an excitable adolescent.

Extract from ‘A Day to Die’ – included in the showcase

Two years ago; I was at a low ebb. I realised to my dismay that I had to go back to the drawing board and revise my entire approach to writing. After some searching I came across TLC. The report that I received from the reader told me exactly where I was going wrong and what I needed to do. I was more than happy to pay for excellent feedback and advice. The service provided by TLC is invaluable because it can give you an insight into the structural quality of your work. This is what stands TLC apart from other literary consultancies. From the Introduction