Congratulations To Gill!

NWC member Gill Blachard has recently had not one but TWO books published. First is I Therefore Post Him as a Coward: An anatomy of a Norfolk scandal, which documents a disagreement between a clergyman and a knight in 1836 and how it affected to small Norfolk town it took place in Next is Lawson … 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

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

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

#deadromantic

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow, who will have an excerpt of a play performed in a rehearsed reading at the Maddermarket Theatre. The opening scene of James’ latest play ‘Romance’ – which takes a wry and knowing look at marital breakdown – is being featured in an evening of new writing on Thursday 11th … 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

Pedigree

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow, whose short play ‘Pedigree’ has been published by Fine City magazine. The blackly comic Shakespeare-inspired short is featured inside the magazine’s January 2016 edition. The popular free glossy can now be read online, before being made widely available across the city over the festive season. We look forward … Continue reading

Exit, Stage Left

A big thank you to James Dimelow for his well-received workshop at our last meeting on Tuesday 3rd November. James’ workshop was entitled “Play Time” – and it certainly was! The playwright had members reading parts from a TV sketch or two, which had us laughing out loud. Ice truly broken, the work began. Firstly, … Continue reading

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