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 Advertisements

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

E-Course In Writing Your Family History

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 in an entertaining manner. It will enable students to choose … Continue reading

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

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

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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