Arvon Friends gain access to our full library of writing tips and exercises, and priority booking each year 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 Priority Booking on Arvon Courses one month before 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 020 7324 2554 in office hours to join over the phone.
PRIORITY BOOKING 2020
As an Arvon Friend you will receive the 2020 course brochure one month early (by post or email) and gain access to priority booking on courses from 4 November.
TIPS AND EXERCISES
Listen, Don’t Speak
Go to a café, a station, a park: somewhere with lots of strangers talking, eating, milling about. Sit quietly in a…
Listen, Don’t Speak
There’s a thing creative writing students often say to me. They’ve heard a well-known author, or a fellow emerging one, talk…
Face Your Writing Fears
Part One: Set a timer for five minutes and write down whatever comes into your mind when you hear…
"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