Welcome to The Content Castle!
Wordsmiths unite in a colourful island home complete with inspiring workplaces, restful nooks and sustainable friendships. Call it the food for thought, tropical, time and space continuum for an eclectic mix of writers, happily sharing their craft on the world stage of cyberdome.
Rolling applications accepted for residency at the Content Castle here in beautiful Koh Samui, where word power and wanderlust collide.
SUMMARY OF PROGRAMME
Perfect your writing, polish your editing, and refine your grammar acumen with our three-month, intensive writer’s boot camp designed to teach you the skills to master the production of SEO rich content while building a professional portfolio, bringing you one step closer to realizing your dream of becoming an independent, nomadic writer.
WHO AND HOW TO APPLY
Whether you are an aspiring writer or come with a catalogue of experience, you are welcome to apply. We are looking for candidates with a strong passion for writing. If you have always fancied yourself something of a wordsmith we want to hear from you!
All we need is your name and email address to get this adventure started…
What our past residents have to say…
There has been self-doubts ….. tonnes of them, there has been tears, there has been writing blocks of epic proportions… but there has also been incredible mentorship, friendship, passion and excitement about these topics, a huge amount of education, adventures and tonnes of laughs too!”
ALLISON MEREDITH SMITH
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