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, WCN 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