Calm waters
Boat trips
Guided walks
A warm welcome
Relaxed dining
Creative thought
Campfire magic

September 16-19th 2022:



Creative Writing Mentoring Island Retreat

A writer's retreat unique to you. A bespoke retreat designed for your specific writing needs.

  • 1hr mentoring session prior to arrival

  • unlimited mentoring during the retreat

  • 10,000 word developmental edit 

  • a further 1hr mentoring session after the retreat

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For You

Invest in yourself and your writing with this extra special retreat designed exclusively with you and by you. 

Free your mind. Experience wonder. Write Wild. 


Write, Write, Write


The Island Experience: Ellenabeich, Argyle & Bute, Scotland.

There's something truly magical about being on an island surrounded by the Atlantic ocean. Here is the perfect place for you to take time to pause and reflect, to engage all the senses, to connect with your wild self and discover what your writing is asking of you.

See map below

This retreat is for you if you either:

  • have a writing project you want to get finished. 

  • are eager to begin a new writing project

  • need help developing your ideas, outline or edits

  • need a boost to your creativity, writing process or wellbeing

Experience more. Create more. Write more.

Equip yourself to live in this messy world of writing and be more able to adapt to whatever your writing throws at you.

Re-invigorate your creativity, your connection to experience and your wellbeing and put yourself in a position to write freely, write some more, and keep on writing.

Food & Accommodation

At Garragh Mhor  you have hosts that will welcome you and attend to all of your needs. 

Delicious vegitarian menu, for breakfast and evening meal and a tasty packed lunch to take on walks, boat trips or to eat in the meditation garden.

Sleep in a comfortable double room fully en-suite.  

A space to write  and a space to share if you're feeling like a little company

Your Creative Mentor


Sarah Clayton, MA (HONS), MLitt Creative Writing:

Works exclusively with writers in her role as Creative Facilitator and Mentor and in group workshops, designing and delivering creative training, Write Wild Skill-Sets and creative planning. 

Sarah has been working with writers for decades, helping them progress and achieve their goals. 

She is the author of several novels, and short stories,  her debut due out this year. Her Write Wild for Writers non-fiction book will be available in the summer.


Deposit: £150

(Final payment due Aug. 1st)

Pay Now in Full: £892

Cancellation Policy:

Cancel before 1st August 2022, full refund. 

Cancel after 1st August 2022. no refund.

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What others say

Sarah is such a supportive and talented teacher (LW)

I feel utterly re-energised and inspired by my Write Wild Retreat and am well on my way to finishing my novel. (MB)

When is the next one? I'll definitely be there. (KF)

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