Novelist Amanda Saint set up Retreat West when she moved from London to Devon and found it difficult to find retreats and services similar to those she had engaged with in the capital. Now in addition to short and residential retreats, she offers editorial services, writing courses, competitions and opportunities for publication. You can read more about Retreat West in our interview with Amanda here

For writers, Retreat West offer a great range of editorial services, including:

Feedback Reports: Get insightful critiques of your work to help you develop it and get it ready for submission to agents and editors.

Mentoring Programme: Bi-annual six month mentoring programme for two writers (free)

Monthly Mentoring: For a monthly fee get ongoing feedback and support for 6 months.