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Get Sh*t Done: A Full-Day London Writing Retreat

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Work.Life Clerkenwell

20 Jerusalem Passage

London

EC1V 4JP

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"I would recommend this retreat! I got the equivalent of 1-2 weeks' work done in just one day and the editorial session was really useful, I got a lot of value out of the day" - Jen Flippance

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We're taking a day out to write, just write.

Want to join us?

Sometimes the work just has to be done. Pen to paper, nose to the grindstone; pure focused work. Bring your creativity and willingness and we'll provide the seats, support, coffee and more.

Join us for a quiet and focused day of writing in Central London.

  • (Optional) Morning Pages from 10 am - 1015am to kickstart the day

  • No workshops or group work sharing - just focused time for writing

  • Access to 15-minute sessions w/ Editor and Writing Coach Parul Bavishi or Blogging / Indie-Publishing / Author Platform Coach Matt Trinetti for when you are stuck on a specific issue or facing writer's block.

  • Lunch, coffee, tea and snacks provided

  • Comfortable seats

  • Writing will run in two sessions from 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

  • 7 min walk from Farringdon Station, Clerkenwell

"If you don't produce, you won't thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are.” - Cal Newport

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London Writers' Salon is a community for writers, built by writers. We run interview series and masterclasses across London, including at Soho House and Work. Life.

Whether you’re at the start of your writing journey or deep into a writing career, kicking off a new book, in the middle of a screenplay, or keeping up a blog – the London Writers' Salon is for you.


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Matt Trinetti is a former IBM consultant turned writer, publisher, TEDx speaker and facilitator. For the last 5 years, Matt has designed and led career change programmes at Escape The City to help unfulfilled professionals pursue more creative work and reinvent their careers. In 2014, Matt published Stephen Markley's Tales of Iceland, a perennial seller on Amazon and in Iceland. Matt's writing has appeared in Quartz, Observer, Huffington Post, and on his blog GiveLiveExplore.com.

Parul Bavishi has been an editor for over a decade, and has worked at Random House, Quercus and Cornerstones where she has helped writers such as Andy Mcnab, and Olympic athlete Christine Ohuruogu and edited a number of inspiring and award-winners novelists. As an editor at Publishing Uncovered and at the Story Grid, she works with thriller and YA writers to help them prepare for submitting to agents. Parul is passionate about story structure and genre; most recently she studied under the editor Shawn Coyne, and is a Certified Story Grid Editor. She is a cohost on the Story Grid podcast Does the Story Work? launching this autumn.

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Can't join this time but want to hear about future events? Let us know.

Whether you’re at the start of your writing journey or deep into a writing career, kicking off a new book, in the middle of a screenplay, or keeping up a blog – the London Writers' Salon is for you.

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Work.Life Clerkenwell

20 Jerusalem Passage

London

EC1V 4JP

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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