Refresh Journalism skills. Increase earnings. Career progression. Write for Success

Refresh Journalism skills. Increase earnings. Career progression. Write for Success


  • Clarify and reach goals
  • Access potential
  • Manage, lead or delegate
  • Impress editors or clients
  • Improve loyalty
  • Put your message across
  • Grow your business


A Facebook group for writers worldwide. Currently 1.9K members. Ask questions, get answers. We post up opportunities and jobs, share contacts and offer support and motivation. Link up with other journalists. To join click here.


Individual help in person or via Skype

  • Clarify your career path
  • Social media skills
  • Improve pitches
  • Explore new markets
  • Write digital content
  • Personal progression
‘I came away from your coaching completely fired up and determined to make it happen, and it did! I can’t thank you enough.’



 Workshops and Courses

Post-WTM Workshop 11 or 15 Nov

  • Inundated with invitations from visit to World Travel Market? Need to pitch stories? Join a small group and brainstorm the way forward. 10.30-12.30 £40. Book here

Enrolling now for 2017: City Lit Writing for Magazines six weeks. City University 10 weeks Mon evenings Freelance Writing. Ongoing: Friday morning Pitch Clinics.

Susan pepped my motivation to succeed, and facilitated an increased output. She knows the media industry very well indeed
— Lucy Sept 2015


  • Impress clients with innovative ideas
  • Write effective editorial 
  • Get messages across clearly 
  • Learn to present with flair
  • Promote using digital media
  • Improve confidence
  • Individual or team training


  • Twitter training for self promotion
  • Writing a blog and increasing followers
  • Understanding LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Promoting your brand
  • Getting noticed: non-fiction books


  • freelance journalists
  • women returners
  • former editors
  • bloggers
  • non-fiction writers
  • entrepreneurs and start-ups
  • small businesses
  • CEOs and middle managers
  • HRs and training departments
  • public relations and marking execs
  • travel and food industry professionals
  • the hotel industry


Lecturer Journalism MA. ILM certified (Inst of Leadership & Management)

Lecturer Journalism MA. ILM certified (Inst of Leadership & Management)


Susan Grossman is a former BBC journalist, broadcaster, travel writer and magazine editor of 30 years standing. She is a coach and mentor certified by the (ILM) Institute of Leadership and Management and works across all sectors. A former BBC broadcaster she also trains communicators in both the written and spoken word. She is currently a visiting lecturer at two London universities.


Twitter @wordsallowed