Self-editing is vital to polishing up your manuscript and capturing the attention of agents and readers. Here’s how to get through that final stage and self-edit like a pro.
When Graham Bartlett announced he was doing a fringe event at the Theakstons Old Peculier Harrogate Crime Festival, with the Professional Writing Academy, I just knew I had to take part.
Creativity is like lightning, it can strike when we least expect it. It can be powerful and yet it’s a fickle, elusive thing that even the most creative of people struggle to master.
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This year is a special one for us at the Professional Writing Academy, it’s our 10-year anniversary and we’re celebrating it a little differently…
Course alumna Penny Batchelor, author of My Perfect Sister and Her New Best Friend, explores disability representation and action in the publishing industry today.
Comedy Women in Print winner Faye Brann explains how her experiences in improv comedy gave her the confidence to pen her first novel.
Michael Lynes shares his experiences of publishing his first novel Blood Libel and learning how to promote himself online and find his readership.
From Zoom book launches to online lit festivals – alumna Penny Batchelor tells us about her debut novel My Perfect Sister and her journey to publication in 2020.
Our founding directors Christina Bunce and Susannah Marriott explain how they started the Professional Writing Academy.
Author AJ Campbell reveals how an online writing community gave her the confidence to write debut novel Leave Well Alone, which became an Amazon bestseller in 2020.