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  • Norwich Writers’ Circle

    Welcome to Norwich Writers' Circle online.

    Our meetings, at Anteros Arts Foundation on Fye Bridge Street, run from September to the Summer.

    We meet every first and third Tuesday at 7.30pm.

    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

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

E-Course in Writing Your Family History

  E-Course in Writing Your Family History   http://www.writingyourfamilyhistory.co.uk   Gill Blanchard, one of our members, and owner of Past Search, is repeating the first module of her E-Course in Writing Your Family History in May 2017. It is a practical writing course that guides participants through the process of bringing their ancestors to life … Continue reading

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Debut Novel by Christopher Woodall

Congratulations to NWC member Christopher Woodall on his debut novel launch of 30TH November. Norwich Writers’ Circle would like to congratulate member Christopher Woodall on the launch of his debut novel November, held in Jarrolds Book Department. Over sixty people, including family and friends, filled the space enjoying wine and nibbles before hearing a presentation … Continue reading

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Poppyland

  On Tuesday 15th November the NWC welcomed Peter Stibbons, owner of Poppyland Publishing. The group was then treated to a highly informative presentation following Peter’s career as well as some invaluable insider-secrets. The NWC would like to thank Peter very much for his talk – especially for the props.  Seeing a laser disc was … Continue reading

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A ‘Sprited’ Evening

On Tuesday 1st November we had the immense pleasure of welcoming Sheridan Winn, author of the Sprite Sister books, to our meeting. As part of her talk, Sheridan regaled us with the story of how she came to write The Sprite Sisters.  After a tale fraught with twists and turns, we moved on to discuss … Continue reading

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A Toast To The Happy Couple!

The Norwich Writer’s Circle would like to congratulate Anastacia Pope, our Competitions Secretary, on her recent nuptials! Ana and Graham were married on Saturday 29th October.  The NWC would like to wish Mr. and Mrs. Seaman all the best.  We know the two of you will be very happy!

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Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016 Anthology

During the prize giving gala for the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016, not only did we announce the winners, but we also revealed our plans to release an anthology. It will contain: The winning entries of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016. The shortlisted entries for the Olga Sinclair Open Short … Continue reading

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The Results Are In!

On Tuesday 18th October, we were pleased to announce the winners of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016.   There was a huge turnout to the gala where we had five of the ten shortlisted entrants with us. Before we announce the winners, the NWC would like to take a moment to thank everyone … Continue reading

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Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition Gala

The wait is over … On Tuesday 18th October, we will be announcing the winners of the Olga Sinclair Short Story Competition at Anteros Arts Foundation. To celebrate, a light buffet will be served, and a raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won will be held. The doors open at 7pm with the main … Continue reading

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L’esprit de l’escalier

On Tuesday 4th October we launched our first competition of the season – The Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction.  We were joined by Susan Burton, UEA PhD researcher, for a talk on creative non-fiction. Susan started by sharing her harrowing yet light-hearted account of the Tōhoku earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster that followed.  … Continue reading

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