• Norwich Writers’ Circle

    Welcome to Norwich Writers' Circle online.

    Our program runs from September to the Summer.

    We meet every first and third Tuesday at 7.30pm at Anteros Arts Foundation on Fye Bridge Street in Norwich, opposite The Mischief Pub.

    Membership: £36 (Full), or £18 (Postal/Concessions)

    New members are always welcome to join us in our varied yearly programme of guest speakers, workshops, in-house competitions and social events.

    There is a door fee for each meeting:
    £3 (Members), or £5 (Visitors)

    E-mail: norwichwriters@hotmail.co.uk

Slanting the truth

On Tuesday 7th March we welcomed Sally Craythorne (S. E. Craythorne), author of How You See Me, to give a talk on reliable narrators. Her talk was informative and fun and everyone learned that no narrator can truly be trusted. “We want things to make sense.  So if something doesn’t make sense we kind of … Continue reading

A Productive Evening

Our manuscript evening on Tuesday 21st February was a success.  We welcomed three visitors and one new member. We tried a slightly different format than usual, breaking off into smaller groups.  Those who brought work waited for each member of the group to read it and then received feedback.  Overall, the evening was productive, enjoyable … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

We’re having a manuscript evening on Tuesday 21st February.  Attendees will be able to read their work in small groups and receive constructive feedback. You can bring poetry, fiction, non-fiction – whatever you’re working on, we’d love to read it! If you are interested in joining us, please bring a sample of no more than … Continue reading

Rib-Tickling Results

Local author Sheridan Winn returned on Tuesday 7th February to announce the winners of the Colin Sutton Cup for Humour. The winners were: 1st Place –  Aubrey Hex: Snow White and the Ruby Slippers by Kathy Joy. Sheridan’s comments: ‘Excellent blurb that built well and would make you want to pick up the book. Liked … Continue reading

The Anthology is ready

We are pleased to announce that Stepping Out, our new anthology, is finally ready.  Anyone who filled in our interest form should be contacted shortly. We can confirm the cost is £7.00 plus postage (where applicable). Books will now be available to buy at our meetings.  Alternatively, you can order them online: http://www.lulu.com/shop/various-authors/norwich-writers-circle-anthology-2017-stepping-out/paperback/product-23019691.html

A Promising Proposition

On Tuesday 17th January we had our first meeting of 2017.  We kicked the new year off with a bang when our very own Phyllida Scrivens and Gill Blanchard launched the third competition of the year: Impressing the Publisher. To begin, Gill and Phyllida offered some excellent advice on how to create a proposal with … Continue reading

Merry Christmas

The Norwich Writers’ Circle would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Image courtesy of http://www.animatedimages.org  

Anthology Cover Revealed!

Back in October, we announced we would be launching an anthology.  We had hoped to release it mid-November but there have been several delays on the way.  The good news is we are almost there and would like to reveal the cover: We are now in the final stages.  Copies should, all being well, be … Continue reading

The Christmas Party

Saturday 17th of December was our annual group Christmas party and it was wonderful to see so many faces.  There was food and drink aplenty, and everyone had great fun.   After tucking into some delicious food, the group played a few rounds of ‘The Connecting Wall’, which was organised by Paul Tayor.  The game … Continue reading

Competition 1 Winners

On Tuesday 6th December, Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back Dr. Susan Burton to adjudicate our first competition of the 2016-17 season.  The competition was to write a personal profile or non-fiction character study and the winner would be awarded the Annual Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction sponsored by Gill Blanchard of http://www.pastsearch.co.uk. After a thorough … Continue reading

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