“Jamie has an infectious love of words and a belief that as an aspiring author you can do better. He is a gentle force that keeps you focused on what you can achieve and the kind of mentor that pushes you to succeed.” – Lainy Malkani, author (Sugar, Sugar: Bitter Sweet Tales of Indian Migrant Workers. 2017)

Mentoring and Professional Development

One-hour career strategy advice session via Skype, plus 5 follow-up action points for moving your career forward


Full read of feature screenplay (or approx equivalent length of work in prose/comic script), including 4-page script report


Mentoring fees to be agreed according to project requirements. As a guide: mentoring, plus detailed page-by-page comments and overall notes, for the writing of a novel or short story collection of approx 50,000-70,000 words


Arts Project Consultancy

One-hour Skype discussion about a specific project including funding application guidance, plus one round of notes on a funding application


One-hour face-to-face project development meeting, funding application guidance, one round of notes on a funding application

£150 (plus travel & accomodation if necessary)

Full project development. Initial concept, identifying partner organisations and collaborators, public engagement & marketing strategy, guidance through one funding application. If application is unsuccessful, one further round of development notes and response strategy will be offered


Also available for talks, lectures, seminars, retreat residency tutoring. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements