One-to-One

Writing Surgeries


 Work In Progress





Feedback From Previous Surgeries

Thanks very much for the helpful feedback at my writing surgery. It definitely boosted my morale and made me feel it was worth keeping going (not that I'm in danger of stopping writing, but it gave me the hope that someone other than myself might at some point like to read what I've written!!). Thanks for making the surgeries happen and for the sensitive and encouraging way you commented on what I'd written. I'm plugging away at writing something longer and will edit, edit and edit again when I've got it all on paper.

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Rob W. - Following your advice last November I sent copies of the first three chapters of my book (and a summary), to several publishers. After two rejections the editorial team of a publisher in London has now asked for the completed manuscript for consideration. Needless to say I am now working hard to complete it.

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Matt T. - I'd like to take this opportunity to say thank you for the constructive and supportive comments you made about my poems and about writing in general. I came way energised and inspired.

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Peter B. - I would like to thank you for your encouragement and positive advice at the Writing Surgery last Sunday. It is greatly appreciated. I'm sure it will help me in the future.

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Pamela P. - Let me thank you for the opportunity to have my work critiqued. I found the comments invaluable and greatly appreciated the time spent in giving me feedback.

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Elisabeth D. - Just a short note to say 'thank you' for your help with my writing. Your comments were perceptive and helpful.  I was impressed that you had taken time to read it so carefully.   But it was just what I needed. I will take all to task in the New Year. Thank you again for your helpful suggestions, your time and your encouragement.



Bill D. - A brief note to thank you very much for your help.  I've done a bit of re-drafting and feel stimulated and encouraged to progress my novel, 'Mad World'.  It was nice to meet and talk with you.

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* This is a unique
   opportunity to
   get confidential
   feedback on
   your work.


* Places will be
   allocated on a
   strictly first
   come first served
   basis.

* Prior to the surgery
   participants will be
   asked to submit by
   e-mail or word
   processed on A4
   1,000 words of prose
   or 3 poems up to
   approximately 40
   lines in length.


* This initiative is funded by
   Arts Council England.