Author Visits - Single whole day 290 / Half day 190 / Shortened day (late start or early finish) 250 / Two or three whole days 270 per day / Four whole days 250 per day / Evening only event (not local) 120 / local 90. Residences of five days or more are negotiable.

INSET - Whole day 500 / Half day 300 (no upper limit to the number of delegates) / For schools of less than 10 staff, 350 whole day 275 half day.

Twilight / Mini workshop sessions - 120 (or 80 if booked in addition to an author visit).


All of the above plus travel expenses and accommodation if necessary.

Travel - If by train, Standard Class return* / local taxis station to venue etc. If by car, 45ppm.

* 'turn up and go' tickets. Depending on the school location / session times, I may need to buy a peak-fare ticket which can be expensive. Please contact me to discuss travel options and estimated costs.


Private Tuition - in creative writing / literacy, thinking skills, developing self-confidence - KS2, lower KS3 (Years 3-8):

- one student - 20 per hour at my home, 25ph elsewhere plus travel as above

- two students - 15 per hour at my home, 20ph elsewhere plus travel as above

- three students - 12 per hour at my home, 15ph elsewhere plus travel as above

- four students - 10 per hour at my home, 12ph elsewhere plus travel as above


Workshop days / half days can also be arranged for larger groups, prices depending on the number of children attending.


I offer a free initial meeting with yourself and your child(ren) to discuss your and their particular needs and the programme of study we will follow.


Reviewing / Critiquing - Novels or short stories - 20ph. I will accept work by adults or young writers and will estimate total cost of reading / commenting in advance.


Hypnotherapy - free initial consultation, 30 per session for first two sessions (minimum commitment), 25 for each subsequent session.