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.


The Irregular temp cover


A Conversation About Happiness

Let Me Tell You A Story

Life after you

Crimson Poison

Two Owls at Eton


Emerald Secret

Latest News

REVIEW Wall Street Journal: Back to Baker Street With ‘The Irregular’

 ‘English writer H.B. Lyle gives us “The Irregular” (Quercus $26.99), an inventive espionage thriller set before World War I and featuring a grown-up Wiggins, the former leader of Sherlock’s street-children posse of Baker Street Irregulars…this twist-filled adventure proves far from elementary.’

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Development deals for three books

The Writers’ Practice is thrilled to report that we have three books in development with major film & television studios…Stay tuned!


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