Option 1:
£295.00 per person
Full weekend retreat, including accommodation x 2 nights, breakfast x 2 days, lunch x 2 days, 6 x workshops:

Option 2: £190.00 per person
Full weekend retreat without accommodation, including lunch x 2 days, 6 x workshops:

Option 3: Pay per day,
Day 1 - £90.00 per person;
Days 2 & 3 - £110.00 per person;
To attend the pitching session on Day 3 with Simon Trewin writers must attend the workshops on Day 2.

Optional Extra: (not included in above options)
Editing made Easy: £25 per person

Call 01461 800344 to book your place.
A £100 deposit will be required at the time of booking.

All of our tutors have been carefully chosen because of their industry experience, critical acclaim and teaching ability.

Most importantly, the authors were selected specifically for the subjects they will be teaching: Paul Finch is an acclaimed crime and horror writer, Lin Anderson books about a forensic scientist have earned her critical acclaim, Michael J. Malone is vastly experienced as an author and editor, Tom Harper has written ten fast-paced thrillers and Morgen Bailey is an acclaimed editor.

Creative Writing Classes - Tutors

Michael Malone is an established poet and is the author of "Blood Tears" , which won the Pitlochry Prize, (Scottish Association of Writers) and his follow-up "A Taste for Malice" was published in June 2013. In 2012 he published "Carnegie's Call" about successful Scots and his hugely entertaining A Guillotine Choice was released in spring 2014. His latest release Beyond the Rage redefines the term "unputdownable".

Lin Anderson is best known as the creator of the forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod series of crime thrillers and for her part in founding the annual Bloody Scotland crime writing festival.


Tom Harper is the author of ten thrillers and is a former chair of the Crime Writers' Association. He is currently chair of the programming committee for the Harrogate History Festival.


Paul Finch is an author, scriptwriter and former journalist whose writing credits include, Dr Who audio dramas, The Bill, the DS Mark 'Heck' Heckenburg novels and is a Sunday Times top 10 best seller with his most recent novel Strangers which features DC Lucy Clayburn. In addition to his crime novels, he has had twelve books and more than 300 stories and novellas published on both sides of the Atlantic and has written several scripts for horror movies.


Simon Trewin leads the London Literary arm of William Morris Endeavor and is also a senior partner. He has been an agent for over twenty years and is a three time nominee for the Bookseller Industry Awards Literary Agent of the Year. As a former Secretary of the Association of Authors� Agents his knowledge of the book world is assured.