DATES & FEES

DATES & FEES

Come Grow Your Writing with Us!

Writing

How quickly can you get here? First, pick the course or retreat type that strikes your fancy. If you’re unsure which one best suits your muse, drop us a note or give us a call and we’ll help you figure it out. Glance the calendar below to see what’s offered when and find the date best for you. Then Contact Us via email or phone with your request, we’ll confirm and provide you all the details you need to secure your booking with the required deposit.

We offer free pick-up/drop-off from specified gateway cities at specific times and places. The cities vary depending on course/retreat type and time of year. Please the specific course/retreat for full travel details.

Here’s a quick refresher:

  • Courses
    • A Writer Begins
      • £665 includes EVERYTHING except travel to France (£200 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up/Drop-off City:
        • Nantes
    • A Writer Prepares
      • £895 includes EVERYTHING except travel to France (£300 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up/Drop-off City:
        • March and late Oct/Nov: Poitiers
        • Rest of year: Nantes
    • A Writer Progresses
      • £895 includes EVERYTHING except travel to France (£300 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up/Drop-off City:
        • March and late Oct/Nov: Poitiers
        • Rest of year: Nantes
  •  Retreats
    • Hotel Retreats
      • £595 includes everything except travel to France (£180 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up/Drop-off City: Poitiers
    • Studio Retreats
      • £645 includes everything except travel to France (£180 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up City:
        • March and late Oct/Nov: Poitiers
        • Rest of year: Nantes
    • Mentored Retreats
      • £995 includes everything except travel to France (£300 deposit to secure booking)
      • Pick-up City:
        • March and late Oct/Nov: Poitiers
        • Rest of year: Nantes

Balances are due 45 days before course or retreat start date.

Remember to check the individual course or retreat page for travel and pick-up/drop-off information it sometimes differs from activity to activity and time of year. Also A Writer Revises is scheduled individually. Please get in touch if interested.

Don’t delay. While we have lots of weeks listed for your convenience,they fill fast and we limit size and activity types to ensure you have best possible experience.

Current Course Offerings and Availability

Writing Courses and Retreats

March 2019

(Sunday to Sunday) – Pick-up/drop-offs Poitiers Airport (PIS) and train station.

Mar 17-24 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED)

Mar 24-31 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED)

April – June 2019

(Saturday to Saturday) – Pick-up/drop-offs at Nantes Atlantique International Airport (NTE) (plane or train)

Apr 6-13 (Sat-Sat)Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

Apr 13-20 (Sat-Sat)Novel Masterclass with Emma Claire Sweeney, Studio Retreats, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

May 18-25 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (One Place Left!)

May 25-1 Jun (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (One Place left!)

Jun 8-15 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats (Limited Places!)

NEW! Jun 15-22 (Sat-Sat) – Novel Masterclass with Emma Claire Sweeney, Studio Retreats, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (Limited Places!)

September/October 2019

(Saturday to Saturday) – Pick-up/drop-offs at Nantes Atlantique International Airport (NTE) (plane or train)

Sep 7-14 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (Limited places!)

Sep 14-21 (Sat-Sat)Short Story Course, Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Sep 28-5 Oct (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Oct 5-12 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Oct 12-19 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

October/November 2019

(Sunday to Sunday) – Pick-up/drop-offs Poitiers Airport (PIS) and train station.

Oct 28-3 Nov (Sun-Sun) Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Nov 3-10 (Sun-Sun) Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Nov 10-17 (Sun-Sun) Hotel Retreats

Nov 17-24 (Sun-Sun) Hotel Retreats

Painting

Plein Air Workshop with Janette Hayhoe

4-11 May 2019 (SAT-SAT) (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

11-18 May 2019 (SAT-SAT) (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

£1295 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of £300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Pick-up/drop-off city is Tours. Check here for travel info.

Photography

The Photos Tell a Story Workshop with Katherine Oktober Matthews

5-12 October 2019 (SAT-SAT) (Limited places!)

£895 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of £300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Pick-up/drop-off city is Nantes. Check here for travel info.

DATES & FEES