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

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

Prize Performances

6th April’s meeting was another enjoyable evening. Ejike Ndaji is sad he was unable to be there to convey his appraisals and announce the winners in person, but our Competition secretary, Ana Pope, did a sterling job in his stead. This competition stands as one of the most popular of the current programme, receiving a large … Continue reading

Be Prepared!

April 5th we welcome back Ejike Ndaji to give his appraisals for those who entered January’s Amusing Poem for Performance Competition and announce the winner(s). If you yourself entered please bring along a copy of your poem. Be brave. Rehearse in front of the mirror. Be as confident as you’re prepared to be. Knock us … 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

Creating Imaginary Worlds

October 6th: Barrister, Reuters correspondent, journalist for among others, The Law Society Gazette and Computer Weekly, blogger, poetry publisher, author of the best selling Amazon ebook Writing Genre Fiction – The 12 Rules, Charles Christian, will be setting us this season’s first in-house competition. Though much of his writing career is rooted in the Law … Continue reading

Start of the New Term

15th September saw a well attended first gathering of our 2015 – 2016 programme. In fact it was a whole evening of firsts. Phyllida Scrivens gave her first opening speech as our new Chair’. Sean Hindle as head of the subcommitttee responsible for the first Olga Sinclair Open Fiction Competition was happy to announce its … Continue reading

The Life & Times of a Bookseller

19th May 2015:  Bob Welton of Jarrolds Book Dept. team is our man, delivering an evening on what it is to work in, perhaps these days, the hard-sell world of page, print and stich… And/or glue. We begin at 7:30. As always members and visitors are welcome. £4.00 on the door covers room hire and … Continue reading

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