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Sue Moorcroft at Art Umbria

Sue Moorcroft


24 July 2020

Bookings being taken!

After the success of previous writing retreats, Sue will be here again in 2020.

24th July 2020 - £775

Sue says:

“I love being at Arte Umbria. In both 2017, 2018 and 2019 I wrote massive chunks of the novels I was working on. Freed from domestic responsibility, gym classes and social engagements I was able to keep my story centre-stage in my mind at all times. There was still time to enjoy feedback sessions, convivial mealtimes full of writerly (and not so writerly) chat – then round out the day with a swim before getting ready for dinner. It’s inspiring to be with other writers, to bounce ideas around and swap experiences of the publishing industry. And I wish I could always write on a sunny Italian terrace with gorgeous views.”

Come and share the creative energy!

Sue Moorcroft's currently contracted to publishing giants HarperCollins. She’s a Sunday Times bestseller, an international bestseller, and she’s held the coveted #1 in the Kindle chart.

The Wedding Proposal, Dream a Little Dream and Is this Love? were all nominated for Readers’ Best Romantic Read Awards. Love & Freedom won the Best Romantic Read Award and Dream a Little Dream and Just for the Holidays were nominated in the Contemporary category of the Romantic Novel of the Year Awards.

Sue’s a Katie Fforde Bursary Award winner, a past vice chair of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and editor of its two anthologies. Her short stories, serials, articles, and writing ‘how to’ have appeared around the world.

Born in Germany and moving on to Cyprus, Malta and the United Kingdom, Sue has never lost a love of travel. She’s managed to wriggle out of all proper jobs in order to write. She likes to read, walk, learn the piano, practice yoga, FitStep and Zumba and watch Formula 1. (Not simultaneously.)Website:


Facebook: sue.moorcroft.3

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Twitter @suemoorcroft



Please note: You don’t need to be published to join one of our writing retreats! But a retreat does not include tuition.

Writing Retreat with Sue Moorcroft

Arte Umbria is the perfect spot for a retreat. 'Getting away from it all' couldn't be easier in a 220-acre private estate, whether you prefer terrace, pool area, gardens or your own private double room. Leave behind the chores of your day job and join us for our successful writers' retreats.

Enjoy the company of other writers and share their creative energy, when you're not making the most of your precious private writing time in the most glorious of surroundings. Sue Moorcroft will be here to run once-a-day group feedback sessions for those who wish them.

We have wifi available at different times of the day for very limited research (or if you really must keep in touch with people at home!), and you just need to bring your laptop, tablet or pad and pen. Leave behind the cooking and the gardening, take time off from your commute. It's peaceful and quiet here and our hospitality is generous. Let us look after you while you write.

Sue is running her 2020 Writing Retreat on 24th 2020, but you are welcome to join any of our other creative courses for the same price, enjoy all the facilities of the retreat and join in with other guests for meals. All creative weeks and dates offer you this flexibility to choose your date.

If you would like to book on this writing retreat please click on the button below

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