James is enthusiastic about helping new writers to find their voice and existing authors to further develop their writing. As a literary consultant he concentrates on novels and short stories – their narrative, dialogue, characters, pace and structure – as well as the process of writing, editing and polishing. James provides manuscript assessment, editing advice, one-on-one coaching and mentoring, and workshops for small groups of writers. Recently, he has been working with Bath-based Writing Events, and his most recent workshops are:
- Editing & Editors: Roles, Responsibilities & Outcomes
- Crowdfunding: a New Paradigm in Publishing
- Novel Writing: Foundations
- Novel Writing: Keeping Going
For more information on James’s literary consultancy services, please contact him using the form below.