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Write Words

Tutored writing retreats at glorious Gladstone's Library and other beautiful places. Stephanie Butland and Shelley Harris are novelists and experienced teachers, whose retreats offer writers the chance to focus wholly on their work. With expert tuition and friendly support, you'll find your writing supercharged after a few days away with us. Drop us a line to find out about our latest retreat, or ask any questions you may have - we'd love to hear from you.

What they say about Write Words

‘The retreat was utterly brilliant. There aren’t enough superlatives.’
‘I’m going away with new confidence and energy, having arrived with doubts and uncertainties.’
‘Shelley and Stephanie are brilliant tutors and create a lovely community.’

Services offered

Creative Writing Course
Tutored Writing Retreat
Writing Retreat

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