We regret that it is not possible to attend the Retreat as a non-residential guest.
You can start your day by joining fellow participants at the optional tutor-led writing exercises.
She was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of Warwick and is currently completing a further novel for Virago.
She teaches on the Certificate, Diploma and MSt Creative Writing courses at ICE.
Sisters in Crime applicants must submit copy of invoice/receipt for membership uploaded under the "choose file" option above.
Docile Body Thesis - Creative Writing Retreat
Student discount applicants must upload a copy of their official student i.d. Applicants wishing to participate in a one-on-one manuscript consultation must upload their file as PDF of Word document under "choose file" option above.
I brought two stories with me to finish and finish them I did.' - Jane Carmedy 'Everything was beautifully arranged and the Staff in Madingley Hall were wonderful and gracious.' - Meera Prahlad ‘Service was excellent.
Staff were friendly and engaging.’ - Geoff Lord 'All in all it has been an amazing experience: surprising and life changing.' - Blanka Pesja No academic qualification is required of applicants, and the Retreat is suitable for students who are new to the subject.
If you wish to make the most of the opportunities available, there are plenty of chances to share ideas and experiences, but the days are yours for self-directed work on your own projects in this inspirational setting.
Optional writing workshops are held in the mornings, 9.00-10.00am Sunday 2nd February Voice and character - Jem Poster Monday 3rd February Plot - Craig Baxter Tuesday 4th February Word gym: develop your writing muscles - Sarah Burton Wednesday 5th February Texts and subtexts: meaningful writing - Jem Poster Thursday 6th February Words and music - Elizabeth Speller Friday 7th February Writing silence - Elizabeth Speller Located just a short distance from Cambridge, Madingley Hall, renowned for its award-winning cuisine, is set in quiet and idyllic grounds.