Winter Warmer Fiction: Tutored Retreat

New horizons, fresh perspectives

Monday February 4th - Saturday February 9th 2019

Lumb Bank

You don’t need another workshop. What you need are fresh insights, together with the space and time to work on your manuscript. Through supportive tutorials, we’ll help to give you the necessary propulsion to reinvigorate your work. We’ll look hard at your narrative voice, your characters and your structure, in order to give you a clear road map for the way ahead. You’re invited to submit up to 2,000 words of a work-in-progress plus a 300-word synopsis, to lumbbank@arvon.org by 14 January 2019.

Single room price: £795 

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Lumb Bank house

Lumb Bank

The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank is an 18th-century millowners house in West Yorkshire, which once belonged to Ted Hughes. It’s set in 20 acres of steep woodland with breathtaking views to the valley below.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Writing course tutor delivering a workshop at Lumb Bank

Monday

Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.

one-to-one tutorial at Lumb Bank

Tuesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.

Course participants writing at the workshop table at The Hurst

Wednesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.

Course participant writing on a sofa in the barn at Lumb Bank

Thursday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.

A woman smiling and listening to a writing tutor speak at Lumb Bank

Friday

Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.

Course participants eating at The Hurst

Saturday

The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.

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