Cat Cubie, author of Sleep baby Sleep published by Thorsons (good for a website quote)

Maria is a guiding light in the (often) baffling world of writing a book and getting it out there. She's supportive, straight-talking and extremely knowledgeable.

Anna Turns, author of Go toxic free: easy and sustainable ways to reduce chemical pollution published by Michael O'Mara

Once I had a first book deal on the table, Maria helped answer lots of my questions about contracts and the publishing process, plus she was a catalyst in terms of helping me secure an agent – thank you Maria!

Katreen Hardt

Maria is a delight, opening our eyes to how publishing works and very professional. I highly recommend.

Emma McCann

I had a 1-2-1 with Maria and found it so helpful. It helped me clarify what I needed to do and feel less overwhelmed. And because she gave insights into how publishing works I was able to work out where to focus my energies right now. Definitely recommend.

Greer Glover

I recommend Maria McCarthy. Good, honest, reliable advice. If you're serious about publishing a book you need this kind of advice.

Jane Powell

I recommend this. Maria is very sharp and full of practical advice.

Amanda Whyte

I've had some great sessions with Maria and would recommend