We provide expert courses for striving authors, each specially designed to help progress your projects into polished publishable works.
As authors we’ve scored our own successes. As tutors, we’ve taught at top level. Now we’ve joined forces to deliver something new and precious: practical support for getting your work-in-progress over the hurdles that stand between great ideas and great books.
These courses are tailored to suit writers who have projects underway and need the next level of practical teaching, advice and support to get their beloved books across the line.
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Expert support for writing non-fiction, novels and memoirs. Specialist mentorship.
Journalistic writing and research skills. Sex tips for science and academic writers. Selling your words – and yourself.
Available online or in person, in Cambridge, London or Brighton.
All our tutors are experienced, accomplished writers.
They’re experienced, accomplished tutors, too. They’ve torn up cherished projects, they’ve torn out hair, they’ve suffered rejection and tasted victory.
They have published books in numerous genres, won prizes and published internationally.
They’ll walk with you.
The residential course.
Our freshly rescued 17th-century mansion on the South Coast will soon be open for hosting special residential courses for up to six students at a time, as well as offering single-person stays for individual writing retreats.
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This group will meet to create and discuss fiction writing. It will be kept small so that full attention can be given to all the participants. The sessions will be a mixture of short seminars, workshops for work in progress, and discussion. We’ll explore the nuts and bolts of fiction: structure, voice, dialogue, pace, and […]FIND OUT MORE
For a writer with a work in progress I offer one-to-one mentoring to provide feedback and discuss ideas, challenges and give practical encouragement when things seem to flag. I’ve written four novels, which have been published in the UK and US and in several languages and I sold my TV rights to my first one. […]FIND OUT MORE