Christina Bunce and Helen Corner-Bryant at Bath Novel Award 2018

We know our technology, people, content and learning model are special and our partners do too.

We work in partnership with some fantastic organisations whose specialist knowledge brings our one-of-a-kind learning to life:

Faber Academy

Expert guidance from first line to final draft, at the home of one of Britain’s great publishers. We have worked in partnership with Faber Academy for ten years, launching their very first online courses for fiction writers at all stages of development – from key skills short courses through to advanced novel writing courses.


As Education Partner to Granta, we design and deliver world-class writing courses to nurture new voices and writing talent. Each course draws on the great archive of world-class literature writing published in the pages of Granta for the past forty years.

John Yorke Story

Accessible, industry-focused CPD training and consultancy for creative professionals at any stage of their career. Online learning is led by BAFTA-winning John Yorke, author of bestselling book on story structure, Into the Woods.

Cornerstones Literary Consultancy

Leading trans-Atlantic literary consultancy Cornerstones teach professional-level editing skills based on their bestselling book On Editing: How to Edit Your Novel the Professional Way.

Graham Bartlett Police Advisor

With former senior detective, Sunday Times bestselling author, and experienced police procedural advisor Graham Bartlett and his team of experts, we run a suite of courses to help writers craft more authentic crime stories.

New Writing North

We are proud to partner with writing development agency New Writing North who lead the development of creative writing and reading in the North of England. Together we’re looking to identify talent and create fantastic career-changing opportunities for people from across society, with discounted bursaries available to students based in the North of Tyne.

Jericho Writers

As Education Partners to Jericho Writers, we power the Ultimate Novel Writing Course, giving authors the tools, motivation and support to complete a publishable draft of their novel in just 12 months, plus a range of courses for fiction writers.

Interested in working in partnership with us? See our Business & Corporate Services page.

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