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The Results Are In!
On Tuesday 18th October, we were pleased to announce the winners of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016. There was a huge turnout to the gala where we had five of the ten shortlisted entrants with us. Before we announce the winners, the NWC would like to take a moment to thank everyone… Continue reading The Results Are In!
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 End Of Season Part II
End Of Season
5th July: Yes it's that time again, your Annual General Meeting. As is policy on these occasions there will be no door fee to pay. Nevertheless you may still like to bring some spending money along for additional raffle prizes. Just as we did for the Summer Social, tickets we be available at £1 a… Continue reading End Of Season
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 A Busy Week
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 Club Night
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 Closer Ties
One Year On
7th June: It is now a whole year since the Writers’ Centre Norwich relocated to Dragon Hall. Marking the anniversary with us will be the Centre’s Director of Communication, Alice Kent. Alice will be sharing the year’s highlights and giving an insight into forthcoming plans. WCN is now well established addition to the East Anglian… Continue reading One Year On
Everyone’s A Winner!
At the meeting of Norwich Writers’ Circle on 17th May we received the adjudication of entries for the Past Search Trophy for Non-Fiction, as sponsored by writer and NWC member Gill Blanchard. Local writer, historian and former Sheriff, Nick Williams had taken time to read and carefully analyse the 2,000 word essays, proposing people, places or events… Continue reading Everyone’s A Winner!
Marks For The Plaques
17th May: Nick Williams’ return for his adjudication of the entries to this year’s Past Search Competition. This competition is for non-fiction with an historical theme, sponsored by Gill Blachard's Past Search business. The task this time was to suggest a new 40th blue plaque for the city. Nick is the award winning author of Strangers… Continue reading Marks For The Plaques