Homeschool Workshops

Enrolments Now Open


Join author Karen Hughes on a magical writing journey, exploring themes of connection, courage, possibility, and wonder. Karen is passionate about inspiring kids to live a creative life. Having four children of her own, she understands that each child brings different gifts to the world and she believes every child should have the opportunity to shine.

Term 3 commences on Friday, 29 July 2022. We'll meet at our Maitland studio for a two (2) hour creative writing session from 11am-1pm every week.

Workshops for kids aged 9-14 commence at the beginning of each school term. Students will receive an A4 writing book, a pen, and a copy of How to Write Your Best Story Ever (Oxford University Press). At the end of the year, we will publish a paperback and e-Book of stories and every contributor will receive a digital copy.

WHERE: 248 High St. East Maitland

WHEN: Fridays

TIME: 11am-1pm

COST: $250 per term


Please email your child's name and age to us, and complete your payment below to confirm their enrolment.

Please make your payment using our secure Paypal button.

Your payment includes 8 weeks of group tuition, yummy snacks, one A4 exercise book, one pen, and a digital copy of our annual book of stories. New enrolments will also receive a copy of How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

By submitting your payment, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the terms and conditions of enrolment set out below.

Thanks so much,

Hunter Valley Writers


By submitting your payment, you acknowledge that you agree to the following terms and conditions:


Hunter Valley Writers is a trading name of Anketangl Pty Ltd. All services will be provided by Anketangl Pty Ltd and its agents. 


We do not accept enrolments without full payment for each 8 week term.

Term fees are due and to be paid in full or by submitting a weekly payment plan before the commencement of each term. 

There are no refunds for missed sessions. All fees are non-refundable. 

If fees are not paid by the due date your child will not be able to participate in further sessions until all outstanding fees are paid.


Fees can be paid by:

  1. Paypal Deposit or Credit Card 
    Pay via the Paypal button on this page. 
  2. Creative Kids voucher, with payment of the full term remainder by cash or credit card.
    Email your voucher to [email protected] and we will send you the Paypal link to pay the remainder.
  3. Cash 
    Pay the full term by cash at the first session.


It is important that you contact us if your child is going to be absent from a session. If a student misses 3 or more classes in a term without notification we will assume that student is not returning and their position will be reopened for other enrolments.


Occasionally we will make archival photographic and/or visual recordings of our sessions for use in our marketing publications, including on our website and social media pages. You give express consent for images of your child and their writing to be included in this promotional material.

Children are supervised for the entire session and are not permitted to leave the premises unless pre-arranged by the student’s parent/guardian.

Hunter Valley Writers will not be held responsible for loss or damage of personal belongings.

All of our students have the right to feel safe to express themselves in our sessions without fear of ridicule, bullying behaviour or physical harm. If any student is in breach of this expectation, we have the authority to exclude them indefinitely without a refund.


By submitting your payment you are stating that you understand, acknowledge and agree with these terms and conditions.

Failing to adhere to these terms and conditions means you could be in breach of your enrolment agreement. This could result in a forfeit of your child’s position in any subsequent sessions.

PLEASE NOTE: All information in this document is true and accurate at the time of publication. Changes can and will occur from time to time.

Contact us

Hunter Valley Writers,
Rear Building,
248 High St. Maitland NSW 2320