Sunday, 05 March 2017 10:55

18 March - 18 April 2017 - Hawthornden Writers' Retreat

Hawthornden Castle Hawthornden Castle

Wonderful news – I have been awarded a 2017 Hawthornden Fellowship!

So – from mid-March to mid-April I will be living in Hawthornden Castle, on a wonderful writing retreat. I’ll be sharing the month with five other writers, all of whom are a mystery. Judging by the photographs, ‘stunning’ is an understatement.

Apparently I can visit the caves under the castle, which were lined in red velvet to celebrate the visit of Queen Victoria in 1842. Velvet-lined caves. Honest…