Arvon Friends gain access to our full library of writing tips and exercises, and priority booking on Arvon courses. The money raised goes directly to our charitable work to enable disadvantaged young people and low income writers to attend Arvon courses.
BECOME AN ARVON FRIEND
FROM £4 PER MONTH
• Gain online access to exclusive Arvon Tutors writing tips and exercises
• Get a week of Priority Booking access on Arvon Courses in advance of public release
• Receive fortnightly emails with the latest writing resources from Arvon Tutors
• Know that your Friends payment helps bring young people to Arvon
You can join now by setting up a direct debit, or a one-off card payment.
Alternatively call 0204 529 4970 in office hours to join over the phone.
TIPS AND EXERCISES
Efficiency and Space in Short Stories
“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”
This 6-word story is often credited to Hemingway. Observe, if you…
How to Approach Your Writing Fixes
We’ve all been there – something in our writing isn’t working, and now we need to deal with it. Sometimes it’s…
Grow the Good When You Self-Edit
Find a section in your book or a piece of writing where you feel you have been really successful. Study it…
"I have received so much from Arvon - support, vision, friendship, access to great writers - that I wanted to give something back by becoming an Arvon friend."
— Pennie Roberts
"I've got a huge amount out of the Arvon Friends writing tips sent to me this year - it's been helpful to get new ideas and perspectives from established authors who know what works. I look forward to the emails in my inbox!"
— Mary Fairman
"I love these tips - they're so helpful and make me think about different options for how I approach my own work - and that when words don't flow, and ideas seem to dry up, there are great strategies for moving the work forward."
— Catherine Smith