Dates & Rates

All our meetings during the current Covid-19 crisis will be online. When we can meet in person again we’ll be celebrating by giving you your first workshop free (and a glass of wine).

To book our workshops in Spain contact:

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If the workshop/course you want isn’t running email us to register your interest

Course Description Dates and times Fee
Writers’ Room or Novelists’ Survival Group Ongoing monthly workshops throughout the year which you can join any time and attend flexibly. 5 or 10 sessions.
See creative writing course page for details.
First Saturday in every month 1.00 – 4.00 pm
First Monday in every month 7.00 – 10.00 pm.

Online with email feedback during the Covid-19 crisis

£125 (5 sessions)

£225 (10 sessions)

Novelists’ Survival Group Taster This workshop is for writers with 40,000 words plus. Join by email application. Mondays
7 – 10.00 pm
Online with email feedback during the Covid-19 crisis


Intensive Mentoring packages An individualised package to progress and complete your work with written feedback and 121 tuition An initial assessment fee of £50 is payable. Packages start from £300. Email to discuss your initial submission and development options


Story Edit Grammar, style, structure and story. Written feedback on a story of up to 2,500 words. Submit via email


Writers’ Room workshop A practical writing workshop with Ardella Jones Saturday 4 April 2020
1 – 4 pm
Online with email feedback during the Covid-19 crisis


Initial consultation for editing projects an opportunity to see how we can work with you email us to submit  your manuscript extract


One-to-one development tutorials
one-to-one development tutorials email us to arrange your online session


Vouchers can be purchased for any of the above courses valid for one year. Press the PayPal button for the amount you wish to spend then email us with details and we will send a voucher and card.

Refund Policy: If you cancel in writing/email within 28 days of the start date you will receive a full refund of your fee minus £20.00 administrative costs. Cancellations within less than 28 days will only receive a refund in exceptional circumstances though we will credit you for another course.



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