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Creative writing with bestseller authors

Creative writing with bestseller authors

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, 1 ticket and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I'm Sarah Rayner, the author of five novels including the international bestseller, One Moment, One Morning, which is set in Brighton, where I live and work. In 2014 I published Making Friends with Anxiety which grew into a non-fiction series with a very substantial on-line following. I have sold over 500,000 books worldwide, but my first foray into fiction was writing short stories for women's…
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What we’ll do

Whether you want help with the start of your novel, have a short story that needs fine tuning or this is the first class in creative writing you have taken, Bridget and I can help improve your skills in a supportive, confidence-boosting workshop. The 3.5 hour session will take place in my home, in a quiet street very close to the centre of Brighton. You and a small group of other guests will be…

What else you should know

We will start at the time listed, sharp. If you want to arrive a few minutes early to settle, that's fine. Please note that there are a few steps up to the table in the patio garden. If wheelchair users wish to attend we can move down to the side return of the garden - just let us know.

What I’ll provide

Lunch
We will provide a vegetarian lunch (usually quiche and salads) made by my husband Tom, who is a professional chef. He is used to catering for any special dietary requirements, so please just ask if you have any particular needs.
Coffee, Juice, Soft drinks, Tea and Water
Please let us know if you have any particular preferences.
Tickets
All those attending before 31 August 2019, will receive a free copy of the 5* bestselling Back to Creative Writing School by Bridget Whelan, RRP £7.99. Accessible, practical a full of exercises and advice, it's the perfect tool to help you can carry on writing after the workshop has ended.
Creative supplies
We will provide pens and paper and writing prompts.

What to bring

If you wish for feedback on the first 1000 words of your novel or short story, please send it to us at least 24 hours ahead.
We will supply pens and recycled paper.

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Where you'll be

The writing workshop will be held our charming period home in central Brighton, which is 8 minutes walk from the station. If it's warm enough we will sit in our secluded south-facing patio; if not we will be indoors in our cosy living room with its fire and relaxing seating. Tom and I have been Airbnb hosts for three years and in that time have hosted over 200 guests. We are delighted to be opening our doors to would-be writers t

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

We will start at the time listed, sharp. If you want to arrive a few minutes early to settle, that's fine. Please note that there are a few steps up to the table in the patio garden. If wheelchair users wish to attend we can move down to the side return of the garden - just let us know.
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Creative writing with bestseller authors
7 reviews
From £49/person
7 reviews
From £49/person