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

19th April 2016

Everyone is welcome to joins us on Tuesday 19th April when we will be launching our second Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition. This time our popular competition has the theme of shoes. The launch will feature a whole handful of speakers, including Rachel Hore, who is judging this year’s entries. Other speakers on the … Continue reading

Nick Williams Reveals Research Techniques

On Tuesday 15th March, Norwich historian and writer Nick Williams gave a presentation to Norwich Writers Circle, detailing his research techniques whilst preparing a number of publications. These included a series of heritage walks, The Blue Plaques of Norwich, a Guide to Rosary Cemetery and Trades and Industries of Norwich. A former Volunteer Co-ordinator for … Continue reading

Past Search Prize Launch

15th March the Circle welcomes Nick Williams to launch Competition 4. Nick is a local historian and author of Norwich: City of Industries and Blue Plaques of Norwich. This year’s Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction. This is a competition sponsored by member, Gill Blanchard’s Past Search business. For more information click “Past Search” above. Nick … Continue reading

Proetry

The first meeting of 2016 buzzed with enthused chatter as we all caught up with each others’ news. Christmas is a bit of a Marmite time of year. Most either love it or hate it. The 19th had us all reunited and welcoming visitors and new members in our love of words. The festive period … Continue reading

19th January 2016

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s new year begins on Tuesday 19th January at our new meeting venue – Anteros Arts Foundation on Fye Bridge Street. Join us at 7.00pm, for a 7.30pm start, when we will be welcoming Ejike Ndaji. The spoken word poet will be demonstrating and discussing his craft, as well as setting our latest … Continue reading

Team Time

In addition to our recent quest for a new webmaster, Norwich Writers’ Circle is also looking for members to join its inaugural Short Story Competition’s working party. The Open Competition, which is currently scheduled to launch soon after Easter 2015, shall implement the team’s suggestions and recommendations. Should you wish to join this vital team, please … Continue reading

Fine City Feature

Fresh from appearing in March’s EDP Norfolk Magazine, and along wih our forthcoming feature in Suffolk Norfolk Life, Norwich Writers’ Circle is set for even more media exposure. Our popular writing group shall be featured a forthcoming edition of Fine City Magazine. The free glossy lifestyle magazine, which proudly supports the culture and heritage of … Continue reading

Alexander Gordon Smith

On 1st April Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed best-selling young adult author Alexander Gordon Smith to another one of its well-attended meeting. During a fun and humour-filled evening the Norwich-based writer discussed his literary career to date, covering the 21 lessons he has learnt as a writer. Gordon also went on to reference his experience working with … Continue reading

Ashley Stokes

On 4th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed Ashley Stokes to its meeting at The Assembly House. During our latest well-attended meeting the writer and creative writing tutor spoke to us about his involvement in launching the independent publisher Unthank Books. The interesting and humorous talk covered Ashley’s love of reading and writing at a young age, … Continue reading

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