Competition Congratulations

Congratulations to Sally Newton on winning Norwich Writers’ Circle’s 2013/14 programme Competition Cup. At her home in Cornwall last weekend, Sally was presented with the trophy by committee member Paul Taylor. The regular competition entrant was announced as the winner at our well-attended AGM earlier this Summer. Watch this space in the coming weeks for … Continue reading

Celebration

A video celebrating Norwich Writers’ Circle’s visiting writers and guest speakers from our 2013/14 programme is now available to view online. The short film, which can be found here, features Alexander Gordon Smith, Alison Bruce, Andrew Cowan, Anne Sanderson, Ashley Stokes, Lynne Mortimer and D J Taylor. Discover who will be visiting us in 2014/15 … Continue reading

NWC AGM

On 1st July Norwich Writers’ Circle held its Prize-Giving Evening & AGM. The well-attended meeting celebrates Circle members’ successes in our various in-house competitions held throughout the year. During the evening Anne Funnell – kindly standing in for our President Elizabeth Bencze – presented Vice-Chairman Sean Hindle with The Cooper Prize, which was adjudicated byAlison … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

On 17th June Norwich Writers’ Circle’s successful 2013/14 programme continued with a Manuscript Evening at The Assembly House. The meeting, designed to give both members and visitors an opportunity to read out their work out aloud and receive feedback, featured a selection of scripts. The range of work read aloud varied from a crime short … Continue reading

Andrew Cowan

Following the recently announced change in our current programme, on 20th May we welcomed Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless Man, was shortlisted for the EDP East Anglian Book … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s successful 2013/14 programme continued with a Manuscript Evening at The Assembly House on 15th April. The meeting, designed to give both members and visitors an opportunity to read out their work out aloud and receive feedback, featured a selection of scripts. The range of work read aloud varied from a magical children’s … Continue reading

20th May 2014

Due to illness our original speaker, Nikki Hodgkinson, will not be attending our 20th May meeting. We will be instead be welcoming Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless … Continue reading

Future Feature

Following Norwich Writers’ Circle’s recent appearance in EDP Norfolk Magazine, our popular writing group will soon be featured in another local publication. Suffolk Norfolk Life Magazine will feature NWC in an article to be published later on this year. The feature, written by committee member James Dimelow, will include a selection of meeting photos, along … Continue reading

Therapy Today

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle Vice-Chairman Sean Hindle who has had a letter published in Therapy Today magazine. The letter is response to an earlier article on the recent controversy about neuroscience. In the publication Sean debates the issue, highlighting the fact he has both epilepsy and cerebral palsy, along with citing his experience as a … Continue reading

And Anne…

Norwich Writers’ Circle member Anne Funnell has had a letter published in the Eastern Daily Press. The letter, featured in the 22nd November 2013 edition of the paper, discusses the ongoing debate of whether or not it is grammatically correct to begin a sentence with the word ‘and’. To read Anne’s full letter please go … Continue reading

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