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 Year of the Gun_H.B.Lyle

More Than Likely



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A Conversation About Happiness

Let Me Tell You A Story

Life after you

Crimson Poison

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How to improve your screenplay

We’re delighted to welcome scriptwriter Henry Fitzherbert to The Writers’ Practice. Henry will be advising on screenplays. Former film critic, Henry got his break co-writing boarding school comedy horror, Slaughterhouse Rulez, starring Simon Pegg. (more…)

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Dick Clement And Ian La Frenais to appear at Cheltenham Literary Festival, 13th October

To celebrate the publication of More Than Likely, the creators of some of British television’s most beloved comedies reflect on their long and successful careers. Together they scripted The Likely Lads, which became one of BBC Two’s first hits. (more…)

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