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


Latest News

Catch Ben Lyle on Radio 4’s Open Book

In case you missed Ben Lyle discussing the art of using a fictional hero – Sherlock Holmes – in his latest spy thriller, The Red Ribbon, with Mariella Frostrup, you can catch it here:

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Lucie Brownlee wins 2018 Northern Writers Award

We’re delighted that bestselling memoirist Lucie Brownlee has won a Northern Writers’ Award to assist in the completion of her new novel. Congratulations Lucie!

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