A Flying Start

On Tuesday 20th September, Norwich Writers’ Circle came together for their first meeting of the season. We were joined by Benjamin Johncock, author of The Last Pilot.  His inspiring talk delved into his inspiration for The Last Pilot as well as offering some sound advice to the group. The NWC would like to extend a … Continue reading

We’re Back!

After breaking up for the summer, Norwich Writer’s Circle are back. Benjamin Johncock, author of The Last Pilot and winner of the Author’s Best First Novel Award 2016 , will start us off with a bang with his talk entitled: ‘Leaving Things Unsaid: the process of writing The Last Pilot and why less is always more’. … Continue reading

Summer Times

As per usual throughout the summer members will be able to meet at the Greenhouse Cafe. 42-46 Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1NR from around 1pm. These are simply informal get togethers over a light lunch or simply a coffee, for as little or as long as you like. We try and be sure that at … Continue reading

End Of Season Part II

Thanks to those who attended the AGM last week. It was an excellent night, enhanced by a raffle and post business dinner downstairs in the café. This year sees a couple of big changes to the Committee: Séan Hindle is after more than ten years in various roles, stepping back as Vice Chairman & Webmaster … Continue reading

A Busy Week

21st June kicked the week off with a well attended and varied, entertaining Club Night. Notices came first , particularly St. Peter Mancroft Church requesting contributions from Circle members to its glossy magazine. But it wasn’t long we were listening to a fair old mix of pieces from the members. Anne Funnel explained her contribution … Continue reading

Club Night

June 21st “If you’d like constructive comment on your writing, join our…” Yes, it’s that time again. Whether you’ve an on-going work-in-progress, a completed piece of fiction or factual account, come share and shine with us. Constructive critisism works in all directions, give and take. If it looks like we may have time for one, we … Continue reading

Closer Ties

7th June’s meeting was a very relaxed affair in Alice Kent’s company. There to share with us the aims and work of the Writers’ Centre Norwich, and tell us something of Dragon’s Hall. Beginning in 2003 as a joint enterprise between the UEA, Norwich City Council, Norfolk County Council and the Arts Council England, the WCN … Continue reading

Inner Voice

3rd May‘s turnout was affected by all sorts of factors, but those that did make it to the meeting had a very enjoyable, relaxing evening. Yes, there were fewer of us, but we still had much to exchange in way of thoughts and ideas. Vice Chairman, Sean Hindle drawing on his psychotherapist training, got everyone … Continue reading

Speed Dating

3rd May: Returning this week by popular demand is the manuscript evening with a spin. Bring along any work in progress or a short piece you’d like feedback on, or simply your ideas for a plot. We’ll begin with a brief workshop. Then, modelling the rest of the evening on the traditional speed dating procedure, … Continue reading

We Have Lift Off!

Thank you to everyone who made the Launch Night of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition a success. One member who deserves a mention is Anne Funnel who kindly brought along her collection of porcelain Van-Dal shoes for our interest, including a large and decorative, shop window display piece. With guests and presentations, food … Continue reading

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