Writing Workshops & Retreats Testimonials
"Jude was very knowledgeable, supportive, organised and able to answer all questions posed. It was ALL useful. I particularly liked the demonstrations. Great stuff." Anna Mills delegate for Preparing for an Author Visit
"It has given me so much inspiration to go away with. I can't wait to get started." Sarah Griffiths delegate for Preparing for an Author Visit
"I loved the fellowship and support of like-minded writers. The 'Overcoming Writer's Block' and 'Take One Picture' workshops were tremendously helpful.
Dawn Oates, Boston, USA
"I enjoyed it even more than I thought I would. I have loved having time to just sit and think about my writing and write. I would just like to say a very special thank you to two amazingly wonderful ladies, Jude and Sue for making this possible. I can't wait for the next one."
Claire Capper, Nantwich
"You covered every aspect and allowed me to dip my toe in the water - loved the homework too. Thank you SO much for igniting my inspiration."
"Great presentation and content."
"The marketing tips are very useful. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences."
"I loved the in class writing exercises. I'm going to write more frequently."
"Good information around publishing and illustrating."
I liked being in a group with like minded people. The tips and advice and experience of an authors journey was really useful. I have a better idea of what is involved. Time went too quick!"
"Each section was really informative - covered all aspects of a visit from pricing to delivering the talk. Really inspirational and I feel much more confident." Lorna McCann delegate for Preparing for an Author Visit.
"It was brilliant - Jude, Sue, Emma and Mel's organisation made it work like clockwork. The workshops were just right and the general air of 'industry' in the writing time was infectious. Can't wait for the next one."
Jenny Jones, Liverpool
"Thoroughly enjoyed it - ALL of it. I loved having so much free writing time as I could really get stuck in."
Marie Cope, Wrexham
"I'd love another course. I was not sure if I had an aptitude but now feel it's worth persisting with writing for children."
"It was full of useful ideas and inspires me to read more in this genre to help with developing my story."
"Thank you for being so generous with your information and time. The course was above and beyond what I expected."
"Fab group - really well structured, easily accessible, got the creativity firing and great practical tips."
"Hugely informative and entertaining."
"I have really enjoyed every aspect of the course. Jude delivered it with personality and expertise."