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Tariffs
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 Karen Sullivan writers must attend the workshops on Day 2.

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

Tariffs
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 Stan, writers must attend the workshops on Day 2.

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

Creative Crime Writing Courses

Crime and Publishment creative writing courses are designed for budding crime fiction authors of all levels.

Not only will delegates be taught some of the essential writing skills necessary to produce a novel, they will receive tips and advice on editing, goal setting, preparing to pitch their novel to an agent or publisher and they will be given a unique opportunity to have a five minute pitch session to a publisher.

All of the creative writing courses will be led by established authors or industry professionals.

To date ten attendees of Crime & Publishment have gone on to sign publishing contracts.

Our programme of crime writing courses for the 8th - 10th of March 2019 includes:

Crime and Publishment creative writing courses will be held at The Mill Forge Hotel on the outskirts of Gretna Green and will run from the 8th to the 10th of March 2019

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment

Getting your Fights Right: Zoe Sharp
Author and self-defence expert Zoe Sharp will demonstrate techniques for fight situations and explain how to write realistic fight scenes involving both sexes

Breaking Bones for Fun: Caro Ramsay
Osteopath and author Caro Ramsay will discuss the various injuries which occur during fight scenes and share the gory details which will add a gritty realism to the injuries sustained by your characters and victims

Creating an Everyman for Everyone: Doug Johnstone
Acclaimed author Doug Johnstone will share tips and tricks to give you an insight into how he creates his electrifying everyman thrillers

The Road to Publication: Graham Smith & Guest Speakers
A short workshop designed to help you get noticed on social media and attract readers

1-2-1 Surgeries: Various Speakers
Pick the brains of our speakers on a 1-2-1 basis to solve that thorny problem with plotting, characters or setting

Synopsising your Novel and Preparing your Pitch: Mark "Stan" Stanton (The North Literary Agency)
Learn what publishers and agents are expecting from people who pitch to them. A great story can be ignored because of a poor pitch so we've got an agent to explain exactly what he is looking for in a great pitch

Pitch your Novel: Mark "Stan" Stanton (The North Literary Agency)
A five minute opportunity for you to pitch your novel directly to an agent with one of the UK's leading literary agencies

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