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Because the Ink Academy is bespoke, we tailor your course to you and your writing

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Our Course Suits Every Stage In The Writing Process.
We can help you, whether you are:

Just Getting Started

Just Getting Started

If you have an idea for a project, but haven’t yet embarked on it.

We will provide you with guidance, deadlines, structure and professional editing.

We will be your sounding board, mentor, editor and tutor.

We will give editorial feedback chapter by chapter, as and when you write them, and help you plan the overall arc.

We will help you find your own writing style and voice; you’ll learn the craft of creative writing in relation to your own particular story.


For in-depth editorial and writing tutoring, we recommend the six-month Creative Writing Course.

If you are just looking for a launching pad to set you off in the right direction, try our One-Off Consultation.

Halfway There

Halfway There

If you’ve hit a wall, or just want to make sure you’re on the right track.

We will review the work you’ve done so far, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and help you hone and develop your writing.

We will advise you on how best to move your story forward.

We will give you the jump-start you need to finish your best possible book.

We will offer advice into the industry and the process of applying to agents as you approach the end of your project.


For reworking your manuscript and helping you move forward, we recommend the six-month Creative Writing Course.

If you are just looking to take stock or get an objective, professional opinion, try our One-Off Consultation.

Finished Your Draft

Finished Your Draft

If you want to hone or rework your manuscript, or pitch to agents.

We will look over your manuscript with a professional eye, and help you hone and polish your work.

We will identify problem areas, and suggest solutions tailored to you and your story.

We will help you get your work ready to send out to agents with the best possible chance of getting published.

We will advise you on your proposal, as well as which agents or publishers to approach, and how best to do so.


For honing, polishing and reworking your manuscript, we recommend the six-month Creative Writing Course.

At least half of our writers are at this stage! They have finished their first, second, maybe twentieth draft, and it needs reworking under the guidance of a professional editor and tutor.

If your work is ready to send out to agents, try our One-Off Consultation to go through your proposal and work out the best strategy to get published.

To supplement our one-to-one courses, we offer optional masterclasses with published authors and group workshops with other like-minded writers.

“If you write, or want to write and are struggling to find your voice and technique, an hour discussing your work with Ink Academy makes you feel better, not only about your work, but life in general…”

Read more testimonials to see how Ink Academy and our Founding Tutor, Marina Kemp, have helped writers like you.

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Apply now for the Ink Academy Writing Course

Applying to the Ink Academy Writing Course is quick and simple. Just upload a sample of your writing below, along with your name and email address, and we will be in touch with enrolment details.

The sample of your writing does not need to be polished or perfect, or even from the work you want to develop on the course. It is just so that we can ensure our course is best placed to help you. For more details, please see our FAQs.

Upload 1,000-5,000 words of your writing here: