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9-12 November 2018 Writers At The Watermill - A Creative Writing & Editing Workshop Weekend, South Devon

At Watermill Cottages, Hansel nr Slapton, Dartmouth


Would you like to:

empower your inner writer,  

develop your writing voice,  

find inspiration to motivate your writing,  

explore your creativity alongside like-minded people,  

understand how to edit your work ready for feedback or print, 

improve your writing and confidence,  

escape to a literary landscape with all your meals prepared?   

Then this weekend is for you.  

Led by Christine Cooke of JourneyWords

  and Anne Rainbow, RedPen Mentor & ScrivenerVirgin.   


With Christine, who lives in this beautiful valley, enjoy creative writing sessions and a guided literary valley walk with writing in the wild.  Explore how nature and found materials inspire our creative process.  

Anne guides you in how to edit your writing to produce a professional, finished piece of work ready for feedback or for print.  The weekend includes a one-to-one session with Anne giving you considered feedback on your writing.  

Just imagine: a room of your own.  In an atmospheric, comfy stone cottage by an 18thC former watermill and stream in 20 acres of south Devon’s AONB.   Virtually untouched by the modern world, the coastal Gara Valley has a unique and inspirational literary history.  Far from the madding crowd you’ll be immersed in revitalising natural energy with time and space to absorb it.

All your meals & refreshments are included, freeing you to be creative.  Lunch & supper are home-cooked using locally grown organic standard ingredients. Breakfast is at your leisure in your cottage.  Three nights’ accommodation, facilitation, all food, refreshment, materials & log fires for £499, which includes an option to stay for the rest of the week to write and relax. 

There are just eight places.  To reserve your place, find out more, or simply to register your interest in workshops, please email Christine using the form below.

Biographies & testimonials at

"I so look forward to another Writers At The Watermill Weekend in November 2018. When I decided to attend last year, I really had no true concept of the world I was about to enter: a world of which I now truly feel a part. I became so inspired by all I learnt that I hurried home to write the novel I structured some years previous. I have completed one third of the project and my enthusiasm not only endures, but gains new ground, on an almost daily basis. Writers At The Watermill I salute and most sincerely thank you for giving me the confidence to find my public voice. "  S. January 2018


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