A Productive Evening

Our manuscript evening on Tuesday 21st February was a success.  We welcomed three visitors and one new member. We tried a slightly different format than usual, breaking off into smaller groups.  Those who brought work waited for each member of the group to read it and then received feedback.  Overall, the evening was productive, enjoyable … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

We’re having a manuscript evening on Tuesday 21st February.  Attendees will be able to read their work in small groups and receive constructive feedback. You can bring poetry, fiction, non-fiction – whatever you’re working on, we’d love to read it! If you are interested in joining us, please bring a sample of no more than … 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

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

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

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

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

NEWSFLASH!

5th April update: Unfortunately we have to report that Ejike Ndaji is now unable to attend tomorrow’s meeting, for which the committee accepts his apology on behalf of the members. All who entered this competition are urged to still bring copies of their entries as we plan to keep to the programme. For those who’ve … Continue reading

Club Night

17th November: A gentle reminder for those seeking an honest and helpful appraisal of their work to bring it along  this coming Tuesday. Formerly known as a “Manuscript Evening”, we are promised a brief workshop to get out creative minds warmed up. So in addition to scripts, poems, short stories, entries to previous competitions and any … Continue reading

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