Free Reads

TLC Free Reads is an Arts Council-funded bursary scheme designed for writers living in the East of England who are finding that financial barriers are stunting their progress. Each year, the National Centre for Writing offers up to 10 applicants a free opportunity to have their work assessed and reported back on by a professional from The Literary Consultancy.

The deadline for 2018 submissions has now passed.

About the Literary Consultancy

The Literary Consultancy is the UK’s leading manuscript assessment service, providing expert, market-aware editorial advice to writers at all levels writing in English. The consultancy holds a strong track record of helping writers get into print.

‘A brilliant and much-needed service to ensure writers get the encouragement and support they need.’ – 2015 participant