Creative and Life Writing Workshops


Alison lives in Somerset and writes contemporary women’s fiction and YA adventures as Alison Knight. She is published by darkstroke, and is a member of the Society of Authors, the Romantic Novelists’ Association and the National Association for Writers in Education. She has a first class degree in Creative Writing from

Bath Spa University and a Masters with merit from Oxford Brookes University. She taught Creative Writing for Wiltshire College until December 2018. Alison now run workshops at the Red Brick Building in Glastonbury and other locations. Alison is available for freelance editing.

Jenny lives in Devon and writes contemporary women’s fiction, romance, and children's picture books as Jenny Kane. She also writes medieval mysteries and audio scripts as Jenifer Ash and award winning erotica as Kay Jaybee. She is published by Aria, Headline, Chinbeard Books, Xcite, Mammoth, Penguin, Cleis Press and Sweetmeats Press.

Jenny is a member the Romantic Novelists’ Association and the Erotic Readers and Writer's Association. Jenny has a PhD in Medieval History. She has been teaching creative writing classes to adults and children for twelve years in-between writing her novels, novellas & short stories. Jenny is the co-founder of Imagine creative writing workshops



Fantastic, inspiring, hugely enjoyable!  I definitely want to keep on writing – THANK YOU!


Michelle -


"Jenny has a way of making you believe that you can write anything about anything. I left hr class feeling inspired."




"The Imagine retreat is a must for any established or hopeful writer. Space, creativity and fun all rolled into one beautiful location. It is incredible value for money as well."

Attendee of the Imagine retreat, 2018



Upcoming Zoom based workshops-

Run from Devon, UK.

Due to Covid-19 we are currently only offering

Zoom based workshops.

These are on offer to everyone across the UK.

2 hour - Zoom based -writing workshops.

All welcome.

6th May – 6.30-8.30pm

            Who will you write about? Character development in fiction

3rd June– 6.30-8.30pm

            Where will you write about? Location building in fiction

8th July – 6.30-8.30pm

            When in Time?

Placing your fiction in time- past, present or future.

5th August – 6.30-8.30pm

             Plotting and Planning

How to work out your plot and order your fiction

9th September – 6.30-8.30pm

             Editing and Proofing

Perfecting and polishing your work


These workshops are ideal for beginners to fiction writing, and for anyone who has written in the past and wants to polish up their skills.


Each workshop can be booked individually, or you can book the complete series.

£15 per person, per workshop.

Advance booking is essential.

£5 deposit payable on booking. Bank details given on request.

All you need for each workshop is a working Zoom link (video and sound), pen and paper.

(There will be a five-minute flex/comfort break halfway through each workshop.)

Short Story and Fiction Writing Groups

Jenny Kane runs a fortnightly writing group from 7-8pm every other Tuesday via Zoom.

Places are limited to 8 writers.

£10 per head. 

Beginners encouraged. Relaxed and fun!

Each week Jenny gives tips and sets an optional short story challenge.

Stories will be critiqued on request.

Email Jenny to request your place


For any enquiries, to book a place on a workshop, or to enquire about hosting a future event, please contact Alison Knight & Jenny Kane via:


Although Alison and Jenny are located in the SW England, they are willing to travel across the UK and Europe.

Jenny provides Zoom based workshops for those outside of the local area/UK - email to enquire.

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