I offer writing workshops to private groups and corporate clients, these can either be held over a weekend, over a 4-6 week period or over 1,2 or 3 consecutive days at your premises/place of work. The workshops are crafted to suit your needs and are planned on a bespoke basis with regard to your specific needs. Ideally I would meet you for an hour or so, establish what you are looking for and prepare a schedule from there. There is no obligation on your part to commit at any time and I do not regard an initial meeting as a guarantee of a booking.
Topics covered include general fiction (to include the Drabble and a look at the structure and writing of, the novel); feature writing, ghostwriting, interviews and how to approach publishers with the intent of their accepting your work-I want to see people get published and that is the aim of my courses.
Previous clients include the Royal Southampton Yacht Club and the Greyladyes Arts Foundation.
I welcome all ideas and proposals for new books, please contact me if you would like an informal discussion about same with reference to my being offered a commission for your project.
I have attended signings for many of my books, usually at the time of publication. These have been well attended events with positive feedback, store contact details available if you would like to follow up.
PUBLICITY AND EVENTS
Part of my work includes working in radio so I am very familiar with this medium and more than happy to take part in radio shows, either pre-recorded or live, or, if required, as a presenter.
I am based near Chichester in West Sussex so am available for functions/events in the immediate area and, usually, at fairly short notice (ie) Chichester-Arundel-Bognor Regis-Barnham-Littlehampton-Worthing and Brighton areas.
I have also worked in, and am happy to travel to Portsmouth and Southampton and surrounding areas as well as London and Surrey.
Plus Norfolk, especially Norwich and, again, the surrounding areas.
Fees are in line with Society of Authors guidelines.
Please feel free to get in touch with me about anything at all with regard to writing, books and the whole written media industry.
I have written (to January 2021) eighteen books on a very wide variety subjects and literary genres including ghostwriting, social history & sport. Current projects include four more 'ghosted' autobiographies. one of which details the life and career of a fast jet pilot whose RAF service included a three year spell as a member of the RAF Aerobatic Team The Red Arrows as well as the life story of a gentleman whose Royal Navy career was focused on bomb disposal. Although much of my work for the first quarter of 2021 will focus on completing these books for the respective publishers, I welcome all interest and suggestions for new works and commissions for the remainder of this year and into 2022. I'm busy which, for a freelancer, is both reassuring as well as a validation of the quality and 'worthiness' of your output. I look forward to hearing from anyone in the industry, including radio and television, who'd welcome the opportunity to discuss their ideas with me.