Martin Sketchley

Hi. I’m a published novelist and scriptwriter, Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Advisory Fellow, and a writing workshop lead. I also have over 2o years’ experience working on business text destined for blue-chip multinationals, and am the West Midlands’ representative for the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.
Get in touch to discuss a project, or tweet me.

Selected articles

Shortwave – my radio posts
Scissors & Glue
– a few tips for writers
Punctuation Basics – some important points explained
The Importance of Quality – “content” = more than SEO
Flamboyant Gestures – signs of middle age
Scrivenings – some Scrivener tips



“Thank you for not only helping me so much but also for believing in me.
I wish I could convey to you just how much that means.”

“I wanted to thank you for your time, assistance and valuable advice.
I can’t thank you enough for the help you provided!”

“That was the most real, honest and helpful feedback I’ve ever had.”

“I really enjoyed the tasks Martin set and meeting other people in the group.
It felt like a safe and supportive environment.”