Writer's Workshop Edinburgh

Writer's Workshop Edinburgh

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From £292.18

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Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel

38 Charlotte Square



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Learn how to get your book published plus you could win a publishing deal and a $10,000 advance with Hay House UK!

About this event

This event has been rescheduled from 2021 (2021 ticket buyers have been emailed). Email us at events@hayhouse.co.uk with any queries.

Event Schedule


9:00 – 9:30am: Registration

9:30am – 5:30pm: Workshop (will include morning, lunch and afternoon breaks)


9:00 – 9:30am: Doors open

9:30am – 4:30pm: Workshop (will include morning, lunch and afternoon breaks)

Are you a writer with a great book idea with a strong desire to be published? Do you just need the inside scoop on how to perfect and publish your book? Then this is the workshop for you!

This is also your chance to publish a book with Hay House UK and become a bestselling author – one participant will be awarded a publishing contract with Hay House and a $10,000 advance!

Join us for a very special two-day workshop with some of Hay House’s finest speakers and authors. The Writer's Workshop will give you the combined wisdom of more than 50 years of writing and publishing experience, including workshops with:

Hay House President/CEO Reid Tracy, who transformed Hay House from a publisher of three books in 1988 to one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world and the leading publisher in the self-help industry.

Michelle Pilley, the Managing Director and Publisher of Hay House UK, who will offer key advice as she brings you her 30 years of successful publishing experience and expert knowledge of how to nail a publishing deal.

Kelly Notaras is a twenty-year publishing veteran, the founder of Kn literary arts and the author of The Book You Were Born to Write.

We will also be joined by best-selling Hay House authors Kyle Gray and Rebecca Campbell!

You’ll get inside information and discover everything that you've always wanted to know about writing and publishing your book. You’ll learn:

  • How to organize your thoughts into a book
  • How to rewrite and refine your work
  • How to manifest the determination to publish your book
  • How to get a publisher’s attention
  • How to find an agent
  • How to write a book proposal
  • How to handle rejections from publishers
  • How to contact the press about your book
  • How to choose between self-publishing and traditional publishing
  • How to build your platform and social media
  • How to make a business out of being a writer/author

You’ll also be taken through interactive writing writing exercises to get your creative juices flowing, and will leave with the tools and techniques you need to write your book!

Contest Details

This could be YOUR chance to publish a book with Hay House UK and become a bestselling author! One participant is guaranteed a $10,000 advance and a publishing contract with Hay House!

Those participants interested in qualifying for the $10,000 advance and publishing contract are required to submit a book proposal.

Participants will learn how to put together a book proposal and will leave the workshop with a manual that details best practices and sample book proposals.

Diverse Wisdom Initiative

Hay House is running a Diverse Wisdom initiative to attract and promote more writers of colour in the personal development, holistic health and spirituality space. For more information on this, Click Here.

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