Yesterday evening we ran a free online workshop on writing for children. Over 140 people registered their interest to attend this event. #writingcommunity #writingworkshop #writinggroup
Category: Norwich Writers’ Circle
Summer Social 2019
On a sunny Saturday 22nd June 2019, members of our group met at the Britannia Gardens.
Final Manuscript Evening of the season
Tuesday 18th June was our final manuscript evening of the season. As such, we decided to go out with a bang.
Prepare to self-edit!
Kathy Joy of Fine Tune Your Fiction, a professional critique service, is set to run a workshop on self editing.
An Evening with Heidi Williamson
Members of Norwich Writers’ Circle were delighted to welcome award-winning poet and mentor Heidi Williamson to our meeting on Tuesday 16th January. Heidi led an instructive and entertaining workshop on how the use of poetic techniques can improve both our prose and poetry. The group was challenged to join a number of free-writing exercises, demonstrating… Continue reading An Evening with Heidi Williamson
Reading Up A Storm
On Tuesday 16th May we welcomed Robert Welton, librarian of the Jane Austen College. Robert regaled us with the journey that led him where he was today - how he started in Borders as a children's specialist book seller. He was the first ever national children's book seller. When Borders closed down, Robert moved to… Continue reading Reading Up A Storm
Results Of The Ivy Ferari Cup
Tuesday 2nd May saw S.E Craythorne return to announce the winners of our fourth and last competition of the season - the Ivy Ferrari Cup. The theme was 'motherhood'. The winners were: 1st place Iain Andrews with Judgement of Solomon. 2nd Kim Lewis with The Sparrow. 3rd Phyllida Scrivens with Especially When You Dance. Congratulations… Continue reading Results Of The Ivy Ferari Cup
Don’t Be A Stranger To Your Voice
It's official! On Tuesday 18th April, we officially launched this year's Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition. We were joined by Ralph Jackman, our adjudicator, Frank Meeres, author of Strangers: A history of Norwich's incomers, and Charles Wilde, marketing and development manager for Norfolk Museums Service, who have kindly agreed to assist us with the… Continue reading Don’t Be A Stranger To Your Voice
Meet Ralph Jackman
On Tuesday 4th April, Ralph Jackman, author of Actium's Wake, is coming to give a talk to the NWC. Ralph will be talking about his career and answering any questions. If you would like to meet him, and chat and with other writers at the group, please come along to our meeting at Anteros Arts… Continue reading Meet Ralph Jackman
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 Slanting The Truth