Member Discounts

SoA Members and Associates receive discounts on a wide range of products, services and places to stay. Inclusion on this page does not imply SoA endorsement of the services or products.

Nielsen Book I Branswer I Dabble I Euroscript I Languages 2000 I Mslexia Writing for Radio ebook I The Literary Gift Company I Scrivener I Specsavers I The Pen Shop I YourParkingSpace | The Word Factory

Forest Holidays I Gladstone’s Library I Goodenough Club

Nielsen Book

Nielsen Book provides the book industry, in key markets, with independent retail sales analysis and consumer insight. They offer a wide variety of products and services to suit the needs and budgets of a diverse client base.

The SoA and Nielsen Book Research have teamed up to give members the opportunity to:

  • Specific ad-hoc reports at a reduced rate
  • 10% off any other ad-hoc report

For full details of services and rates please click here for further information. Use the code SOA10 to receive these discounts.


Branswer

Writing is hard. Writing about writing is even harder. Branswer helps you connect with your readers with their easy to use content writing tools. Sign up today to get a free month and 20% off a premium membership: branswer.com/soa


Dabble

Dabble is a web-based tool for writing novels, helping organise your manuscript, story notes, and plot. Users can integrate Dabble with NaNoWriMo to auto-update their word count, alongside other features. SoA Members are entitled to 20% off Dabble for a year: use coupon code SOCIETY-OF-AUTHORS on Dabble’s website.


Euroscript

Euroscript is a London-based organisation that runs a range of writing and skills workshops for television and film scriptwriters. SoA Members and Associates are entitled to the concessionary rate on all Euroscript courses. Please see Euroscript’s website for details of upcoming courses.


Languages 2000

Languages 2000 run London-based courses in French, Italian, Spanish and German for various abilities. Teacher Susan Isaacs (herself an author and SoA member) has an MA from Oxford and has been running courses in the city for the past twenty five years. Her classes are mainly based near Moorgate, Barbican, London Bridge and Canary Wharf. You can find out more about Susan on LinkedIn.

SoA members receive £20 off all winter courses. Use the code SocAuth21 when booking to receive your exclusive discount.


Mslexia Writing for Radio ebook

Experienced writer, editor and tutor Margaret Wilkinson takes you step by step through the building blocks of good radio drama, addressing how to write script with no visuals, as well where to find story ideas, how to ratchet up the tension, how to get the finished product on the air, and much more. 

Use the code societym16 when checking out to receive your 20% discount. 


The Literary Gift Company

The Literary Gift Company produces their own range of gorgeous and unusual literary products that make ideal gifts for book lovers. SoA members and associates can receive a 10% discount on their website by entering the code SOA10 at the checkout.


Scrivener

Visit the Scrivener web store at www.getscrivener.com, select a regular licence for Scrivener on your preferred platform (Windows and MAC versions available), then enter code “SOCAUTHORS” in the “coupon code” field during the checkout process for a 20% discount.


Specsavers

Specsavers offer our Members and Associates an in-store voucher for £20 off complete glasses from their £99 or above range. To request a voucher please email the Membership Department on [email protected].


The Pen Shop

SoA Members and Associates can receive 10% off orders in store and over the phone (0800 0328 918) at The Pen Shop by quoting Author10. Please note discounts are not valid on Mont Blanc pens, or in conjunction with existing offers.


The Word Factory

The Word Factory are the UK’s leading promoter of short story writers. This year their programme of events celebrates classic and contemporary female short story writers in a series of readings, discussions and masterclasses – with authors including A.L. Kennedy, Janice Galloway, Kirsty Gunn, Deborah Levy, Tobias Wolff and Neil Gaiman. See the full programme and book here.

SoA members are entitled to £5 off all events. Email [email protected] to arrange your exclusive discount. 


YourParkingSpace

YourParkingSpace helps you find affordable parking across the UK, in parking spaces, driveways and garages for rent. SoA members are entitled to 10% off if they pre-book parking online using the discount code AUTHORS10.

To redeem the discount, search for a parking space on the YourParkingSpace website and enter the code before you finalise the booking.


Accommodation

Forest Holidays

If you need to escape to write, or need an escape from writing, a Forest Holidays getaway could be perfect for you. You can choose from ten idyllic forest locations – deep in the woods, on the edge of a loch, or in a bright open forest meadow.

Enter AUTHORS19 to receive your discount here, or call 03330 110495 and quote the code when you book. The 10% discount is valid for breaks booked by 31 January 2020 and taken by 1 January 2021. May not be used in conjunction with any other offer.


Gladstone’s Library

Gladstone’s Library comprises a residential library and meeting place which is dedicated to dialogue, debate and learning. The peaceful setting and relaxed atmosphere provide the ideal space for authors looking to generate new work or finalise a manuscript. 

SoA members are entitled to 20% off accommodation. 

To book call 01244 532350 or email [email protected]. To receive the special rates, please quote Society of Authors. You may be asked to give your SoA ID number.


The Goodenough Club

Members and Associates can pay club rates at this handsome Georgian building in Mecklenburgh Square, Bloomsbury. Call 020 7769 4727 or email [email protected] quoting The Society of Authors.

Although we have the above special offers in place, we recommend that you check last-minute sites such as LateRooms before making a booking, as greater discounts can sometimes be found.

Some publisher contracts already cover this work. Members are encouraged to weigh up what is being lost in sales to piracy sites and whether the subscription fee is likely to be recouped by increased sales.

Nielsen Book I Branswer I Dabble I Euroscript I Languages 2000 I Mslexia Writing for Radio ebook I The Literary Gift Company | Scrivener I Specsavers I The Pen Shop I YourParkingSpace | The Word Factory

Forest Holidays I Gladstone’s Library I Goodenough Club

Nielsen Book

Nielsen Book provides the book industry, in key markets, with independent retail sales analysis and consumer insight. They offer a wide variety of products and services to suit the needs and budgets of a diverse client base.

The SoA and Nielsen Book Research have teamed up to give members the opportunity to:

  • Specific ad-hoc reports at a reduced rate
  • 10% off any other ad-hoc report

For full details pleasesign in to the members’ area of our website. 


Branswer

Writing is hard. Writing about writing is even harder. Branswer helps you connect with your readers with their easy to use content writing tools. Sign in to the members’ area to take advantage of a free month 20% off premium membership.


Dabble

Dabble is a web-based tool for writing novels, helping organise your manuscript, story notes, and plot. Users can integrate Dabble with NaNoWriMo to auto-update their word count, alongside other features. SoA Members are entitled to 20% off Dabble for a year. Sign in to the members’ area for the offer code.


Euroscript

Euroscript is a London-based organisation that runs a range of writing and skills workshops for television and film scriptwriters. SoA Members and Associates are entitled to the concessionary rate on all Euroscript courses. 


Languages 2000

Languages 2000 run London-based courses in French, Italian, Spanish and German for various abilities. Teacher Susan Isaacs (herself an author and SoA member) has an MA from Oxford and has been running courses in the city for the past twenty five years. 

SoA members receive £20 off all winter courses. 


Mslexia Writing for Radio ebook

Experienced writer, editor and tutor Margaret Wilkinson takes you step by step through the building blocks of good radio drama.

Sign in to the members’ area for a 20% discount code.


The Literary Gift Company

The Literary Gift Company produces their own range of gorgeous and unusual literary products that make ideal gifts for book lovers. SoA Members and Associates can receive a 10% discount. Sign in to the members’ area to find out how.


Scrivener

Visit the Scrivener web store at www.getscrivener.com, select a regular licence for Scrivener on your preferred platform (Windows and MAC versions available), then enter the discount code in the “coupon code” field during the checkout process for a 20% discount. To get the code, please sign in to the members’ area of our website. 


Specsavers

Specsavers offer our Members and Associates an in-store voucher for £20 off complete glasses from their £99 or above range. For further details, please sign in to the members’ area of our website. 


The Pen Shop

SoA Members and Associates can receive 10% off orders in store and over the phone (0800 0328 918) at The Pen Shop. For further details, please sign in to the members’ area of the website. 


The Word Factory 

The Word Factory are the UK’s leading promoter of short story writers. This year their programme of events celebrates classic and contemporary female short story writers in a series of readings, discussions and masterclasses – with authors including A.L. Kennedy, Kirsty Gunn, Deborah Levy and Neil Gaiman. 

SoA members are entitled to £5 off all events. For details of how to access the discount, sign in to the members’ area.


YourParkingSpace

YourParkingSpace helps you find affordable parking across the UK, in parking spaces, driveways and garages for rent. SoA members are entitled to 10% off if they pre-book parking online. Sign in to the members’ area to use the exclusive member discount.


Accommodation

Forest Holidays

If you need to escape to write, or need an escape from writing, a Forest Holidays getaway could be perfect for you. You can choose from ten idyllic forest locations – deep in the woods, on the edge of a loch, or in a bright open forest meadow. 

For more information, please sign in to the members’ area of this website. 


Gladstone’s Library

Gladstone’s Library comprises a residential library and meeting place which is dedicated to dialogue, debate and learning. The peaceful setting and relaxed atmosphere provide the ideal space for authors looking to generate new work or finalise a manuscript. 

SoA members are entitled to 20% off accommodation. For more information, please sign in to the members’ area


The Goodenough Club

Members and Associates can pay club rates at this handsome Georgian building in Mecklenburgh Square, Bloomsbury. Sign in to the members’ area for more information.

Although we have the above special offers in place, we recommend that you check last-minute sites such as LateRooms before making a booking, as greater discounts can sometimes be found.