TLC NEWS

The Need for Narrative

May 04, 2020 | Blog
The need for a narrative is hard-wired into we humans, the emotional significance encoded in the acts of telling and…
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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…
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The Art of Letting Go, or The Strange Case of the North Surrey Gigantopithecus

January 03, 2018 | Blog, Other News
When novelist and TLC reader Ashley Stokes set out to write a short story, he was overtaken with a madcap…
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Sarah Leavesley Novella to Mantle Lane Press

March 16, 2017 | TLC Talent
Claire relives her past but her memories are fragmented, shattered like the remains of a toy kaleidoscope. A troubled childhood,…
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Craft: Why It Matters

February 01, 2017 | Blog
I run a local writing group – Wear Valley Writers – and we’ve occasionally had new members who’ve turned up,…
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TLC Writers' Day 2016 - 20th Birthday celebrations & TLC Pen Factor Writing Competition

July 04, 2016 | Blog
Saturday June 11th 2016 The speakers were sparky, the pitches gleamed, the cake was sumptuous. TLC’s Writers’ Day drew a…
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Journeys to Publication: Two Case Studies

August 24, 2015 | Other News, TLC Talent
Traditionally, writers have come to TLC for assessments with a view to sending their work to agents. Now, however, we…
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TLC Script Reader Karol Griffiths Publishes Script Editing Guide

August 11, 2015 | Other News, TLC Talent
We're pleased to share the news that Karol Griffiths, who reads scripts for TLC, alongside fiction MSs for first-time novelists,…
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TLC Client Sarah Armstrong Secures Book Deal

July 27, 2015 | Other News, TLC Talent
All families have secrets, but Bernadette’s are more dangerous than most. On holiday in Northern Ireland in 1982, she and…
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TLC Welcomes King Alfred Work Experience Student

June 23, 2015 | Other News
Last week, we were delighted to welcome Sophia Hadjipateras, a student at King Alfred School, for a one-week work placement…
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