Author Representation & Book Development

The Writers’ Practice is a boutique literary agency and editorial consultancy. We are a small team of published authors and scriptwriters, editors and teachers of creative writing. Collaboration is the key to the practice’s philosophy, where a pooling of expertise is designed to help shape our writers’ ideas and build their brands. We work with our writers from pitch to publication.

Our platform is for writers to break new ground, and get noticed.

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The Year of the Gun by HB Lyle

Ben Lyle’s latest Wiggins spy thriller, THE YEAR OF THE GUN, received its first US trade review this week. Publishers Weekly describes it as ‘ebullient’ & ‘swashbuckling’, ‘The myriad historical incidents and figures that stud the story add color’. Mobius will publish on November 3, 2020

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Looking for tips on how to improve your screenplay?

Read our Q&A with screenwriter & script consultant Henry Fitzherbert – Find out about his rom-com success & how to turn a script around. ‘The biggest challenge is to find a story worth telling. To find something that can punch through in a very crowded marketplace…’


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