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 | 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 please sign in to the members' area of our website. 



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 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 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.


Visit the Scrivener web store at, 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 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 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.



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.