Teaching and Mentoring and Writing Books

Lizzie has taught creative writing for the Arvon Foundation,  Middlesex and St Mary’s Universities, the Creative Writing Programme, Write Here and run courses and workshops at various writers’ festivals.

She currently teaches for Curtis Brown Creative and, as a mentor, has helped  numerous writers achieve publication success.

Finish Your Book: how to complete your half-written novel is out now

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‘Inspiring and encouraging, and packed full of practical insight on story and structure, Finish Your Book is the perfect companion for writers looking to progress through the tricky middle to the end of their novels. Lizzie’s step-by-step approach will give you the focus and motivation to get to the finish line.’  Jennifer Kerslake, Senior Manager, Curtis Brown Creative

Lizzie Enfield has an uncanny ability to see what a writer is trying to do, the breadth of vision to work out exactly why they are struggling and the practical knowledge and experience to set them back on the right path – Mick Finlay, author of the Arrowood series

learned more from Lizzie than any of the many other online writing gurus, ‘how to’ books and podcasts out there – Michael Booth, author of The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia  

If any book can help you complete your novel, it’s this one – Stephen May author of Costa Prize Shortlisted Life! Death! Prizes!i

The book I wish I’d had when trying to finish my first novel – Dr. Beth Miller best selling author The Good Neighbour

If you would like help at any stage of the writing process you can contact Lizzie via the contact form.

Mentoring rates

15, 000 words – editorial notes and one hour face-to-face consultation £350

30, 000 words  – editorial notes and one hour face-to-face consultation £500

Up to 60, 0000 words –  editorial notes and 1.5 hour face-to-face consultation £750 plus £8 for every 100 words thereafter 

New submission package: first three chapters, synopsis and covering letter £350 for written report and one hour face to face consultation.