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The Literary Consultancy

About The Literary Consultancy

The Literary Consultancy is the UK’s longest-established editorial consultancy, and was the first of its kind set up in the UK in 1996. TLC believes that fair, objective feedback can unlock the creative potential of writers at all levels, from emerging to professional. It offers industry-recognised editorial services, one-to-one mentoring, and literary events that focus on cultivating the personal value of writing, equipping writers with the context, confidence, and skills they need to thrive and flourish. Find out more at or on Twitter @TLCUK

10% off Manuscript Assessment

TLC is delighted to offer Clean Prose members 10% off its core feedback service, manuscript assessment. A reader will be hand-selected for you to offer detailed written editorial feedback on your literary project. We accept submissions of fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, scripts and screenplays.

15% off Mentoring

TLC is delighted to offer Clean Prose members 15% off its popular mentoring scheme, Chapter and Verse. Available online with a creative writing specialist mentor (Classic) or in person with an industry mentor (Premium), the scheme offers valuable one-to-one feedback over a period of 12-18 months. Also included is a full manuscript assessment of the completed project, and an intimate Industry Day with a literary agent and publisher at TLC’s base, Free Word. TLC also pledges to plant one tree in the National Forest for each new mentee as part of your welcome pack, which includes a Writers’ Notebook and TLC ballpoint pen.

Clean Prose members should contact the Clean Prose Team for details on how to redeem this brand partner offer. Offer not to be used in conjunction with any other TLC discounts or promotional offers. Valid until 31st December 2020. T’s and C’s apply. Please see the TLC website for details.

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