Meet the Editor with Ashley Stokes
In partnership with The Literary Consultancy
In this free session, held in association with The Literary Consultancy, meet professional editor Ashley Stokes. Ashley will be talking about the role of the editor, how critical feedback can help develop your writing, and will be workshopping specific editing questions to help you get to grips with your book.
Ashley draws on his experience as a writer, editor, creative writing tutor, and publisher, and hosts this session as a TLC Regional Ambassador. He has been working with TLC for 20 years and has edited over 900 manuscripts over his time with the consultancy.
Participants are encouraged to send in their editing queries in advance of the session, and Ashley will select a small handful to look at in detail during the session.
This session is open to writers of all levels.
Ashley Stokes is a novelist and short story writer with over 12 years’ experience teaching creative writing to post-graduate level. As well as being a long-term editor for The Literary Consultancy, he has taught creative writing at the University of East Anglia, the Open University and Norwich University College of the Arts. His area of expertise is the popular and literary novel and the short story. A graduate of both Oxford University and UEA, Ashley Stokes’s stories have appeared in anthologies and journals since 1997. His novel Touching the Starfish was published in 2010. Website