A unique creative writing course that combines inspirational exercises for getting
in flow with advice for structuring your book and professional tips for getting published.

Writing Courses

How do I get started, overcome block and construct my daily routine?

Should I map out a story arc or can I just write as I go along? And is it true that character is plot?

When is dialogue more effective than description?

Whose story is it? How do I choose the right narrative point of view?

What are the relative values of finding a traditional publisher and self-publishing?

Three day Writing Course

ARRIVE 2nd July-7th July 2015
Four day Writing Course
COURSE INCLUDES 2 workshops a day, 2 hours in the morning, 2 hours in the afternoon, with a chance to do optional 'homework' between, write a chapter or two of your book, read each other's scripts, relax or walk in the beautiful Dordogne countryside.

Accommodation Price
Single occupancy room / en suite* 705€
Shared occupancy* 605€
Single occupancy room / shared bathroom* 630€

*Includes Course + 3 meals a day

Travel Directions

Your Tutor - Philippa Pride

During her 20 years experience as a commissioning editor with one of the major publishing houses in Britain, Philippa has worked with some of the biggest names in the business. She is also a Life Coach, with a great deal of experience in helping writers of all kinds to find the voice and shape that they are looking for in their work.

The course is designed for anyone with a story to tell - fiction, non-fiction, diary or blog - whether a newcomer or established writer. Morning and afternoon workshops (with optional 'homework' between) and held in the inspirational conservatory at Pauliac.

'I have worked with Phil Pride for upwards of twenty years and I know of no-one in the writing and publishing business who is better equipped to talk about and teach the art and craft of writing' Stephen King, No.1 Bestselling Writer

'Philippa has a true talent for unlocking the hidden writer within you. Her unique approach means that you are sure to leave feeling truly inspired' Sabiha, Course participant

TO BOOK contact philippa_pride@yahoo.co.uk

Our rooms are beautifully
decorated and comfortable
We've plenty of space and
love catering for big groups
Dramatic countryside in which
to walk, cycle or rest
Cookery Courses. People often
say I should run one; so here it is.
Drawing & Painting Holidays
for groups or individuals