Tracing Your House History

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member Gill Blanchard whose latest book will be published by Pen & Sword in March. Tracing Your House History is a compact and practical handbook for anyone who wants to find out the history of their house. In a series of concise, information-filled chapters Gill shows you how to gain an … Continue reading

Thank You

A big Thank You to everyone who has entered this year’s Open Poetry Competition. The Competition entries are currently being adjudicated by George Szirtes. All 70 winning poems will be published in our popular Poetry Competition Anthology, which is available to buy following the adjudication on 16th April at The Assembly House. A list of winning poems will … Continue reading

Grumpy Old Men

On 19th February Norwich Writers’ Circle held a Humour workshop, hosted by its Vice-Chairman Sean Hindle. The workshop acted as an introduction to our latest in-house Competition, which will be adjudicated by local broadcaster and poet Maggie Secker later on this year. During the evening the Competition remit was explained to us by Sean in … Continue reading

Open Poetry Competition Latest

Our Open Poetry Competition closes on 19th February. This year’s Competition, which will be judged by George Szirtes, has a top prize in the Open Category of £300.00. All 70 winning poems will be published in our popular Poetry Competition Anthology, which is available to buy following the adjudication in April. Entry into the Competition – which usually attracts hundreds … Continue reading

A Life Less Ordinary

NWC Committee member Phyllida Scrivens is in her second semester of an MA postgraduate degree in Biography at the UEA.  Her biographical subject is Joe Stirling, 88, a German Jewish refugee and well-known long time Norwich resident. As a result of research for her first assignment, Phyllida appealed to a local newspaper in Gloucestershire, The Forester, resulting in … Continue reading

Kate Hardy: Modern Romance

On 5th February, following the cancellation of our previous meeting, Norwich Writers’ Circle finally welcomed author Kate Hardy to The Assembly House. Kate, who writes Modern Romances for Mills & Boon, discussed her career to date, and how she discovered her love of writing at a young age. During a highly enjoyable and very informative evening Kate also set the latest NWC … Continue reading

Join The Celebration

Join Norwich Writers’ Circle’s growing online community as we celebrate our 70th anniversary year. In addition to our main website you can also interact with NWC members on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Norwich Writers’ Circle’s next meeting is on 5th February when, to help launch our next Competition, Mills & Boon author Kate Hardy will be holding a Modern Romance … Continue reading

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