Supporting Berkshire writers since 2001

WordWatchers is a small group of writers based in West Berkshire whose purpose is to help writers achieve their goals. Some of us are published. Some of us have agents. And some of us are working towards that first success - however we define it.

We write in a variety of genres, from children's to romantic historical fiction to crime. What we have in common is our passion and dedication to writing, meeting up each month to share what we’ve done, discuss what’s worked and what hasn’t, and make our promises for the month ahead.

And eat cake.

The House in Quill Court

Charlotte Betts 5th novel is released (Jan. 7th): Kindle, audiobook and Large Format Paperback.

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Return to Symondsbury Manor

Symondsbury ManorWordWatchers is returning to Symondsbury Manor for a 3rd year at the end of January.

Read John Hoggard's thoughts on our 2015 visit »

Abbie takes a Sabbatical…

Abbie Rushton - ConsumedAs the release of her 2nd novel, 'Consumed' approaches, Abbie has decided to take a momentary pause to reflect before thinking about book 3.

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RoNA nominated… Again!

RoNA nominations are out! Three years in a row for Charlotte Betts - nominated again for a RoNA. Having won in 2013 with The Apothecary's Daughter, and while her readers are enjoying the latest release, we all have our fingers crossed for The Spice Merchant's Wife.

Good luck Charlotte!

Read more on the RoNA website »

FREE: Out of Time

Out of Time

To celebrate release of Charlotte Betts 5th Novel, 'The House in Quill Court' we're giving away our own Anthology for free from Jan. 7th - 10th. As well as a short story from Charlotte, there are stories from Abbie Rushton and international bestseller, Katherine Webb in this eleven story collection.

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