WRITING CAN BE LONELY, BUT IT DOESN’T NEED TO BE
Get the help you need to write and publish a children’s book with the support of authors and industry experts. Through online courses, one-to-one mentoring, and virtual events, we’re busting the myth of the isolated writer by creating a community of storytellers.
Welcome to WriteMentor
Forthcoming dates for the diaries
15-16th April 2021
19th April 2021
1st May 2021
16th May 2021
Since 2018, over 50 WriteMentor students have signed with agents or secured publishing deals
Supporting children’s fiction writers from ideas to publication
Develop craft and industry knowledge through high-quality, accessible and affordable programmes
Free and paid for mentoring programmes pairing agented/published children’s authors with unpublished writers.
Online writing workshops and courses led by published authors. Includes agent and author 1-2-1s and manuscript feedback.
Awards for writers of children’s fiction with both finished and unfinished manuscripts. Judged by literary agents with feedback.
Membership platform with critique groups, industry guest chats, pitching contests, kid beta reading, book club and more.
Virtual writing conference with talks, panels, and workshops from industry experts and 1-2-1s with literary agents.
One of UK’s only magazines for children’s writers. Articles by industry experts, craft advice, and writing competitions.
Podcast exploring the psyche and process of writing a children’s novel while better understanding the author behind the book.
Writing resources created by experts guiding writers through craft processes and demystifying the publishing world.
How can we help?
Are you looking to do a course with us?
We offer a wide range of short courses, from Picture Book to Young Adult specific, as well as longer, intensive courses. Check them all out here.
Are you looking for information about our online conference, WOWCON?
WOWCON usually runs annually on the last weekend in September. More information will be released each year in May and tickets on sale from June to September.
Are you looking to buy our magazine?
We run a quarterly magazine exclusively with content for Children’s writers. You can buy one-off editions or subscribe and save.