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 the small Norfolk town it took place in Next is Lawson… Continue reading Congratulations To Gill!
E-Course In Writing Your Family History
Gill Blanchard, one of our members, and owner of Past Search, is repeating the first module of her E-Course in Writing Your Family History in May 2017. It is a practical writing course that guides participants through the process of bringing their ancestors to life in an entertaining manner. It will enable students to choose… Continue reading E-Course In Writing Your Family History
A Toast To The Happy Couple!
The Norwich Writer's Circle would like to congratulate Anastacia Pope, our Competitions Secretary, on her recent nuptials! Ana and Graham were married on Saturday 29th October. The NWC would like to wish Mr. and Mrs. Seaman all the best. We know the two of you will be very happy!
Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016 Anthology
During the prize giving gala for the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016, not only did we announce the winners, but we also revealed our plans to release an anthology. It will contain: The winning entries of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016. The shortlisted entries for the Olga Sinclair Open Short… Continue reading Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016 Anthology
Congratulations to Norwich Writers' Circle member James Dimelow, who can be seen in Thursday 18th August's Evening News and Eastern Daily Press 'Event' section. In the article James is discussing his forthcoming 'Ghosts Of Gressenhall' play. The family-friendly half-hour drama, which has been written on behalf of Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, is an extension of the… Continue reading Ghost Stories
Norwich Writers' Circle member James Dimelow is looking for an animator - or a group of animators - to work with on an exciting local history project for Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse and Norfolk Museums Service. To discover more about the animation(s), tentatively titled 'Ghosts Of Gressenhall', please go here. We wish James every success… Continue reading Feeling Animated
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 NEWSFLASH!
New E-Course In Writing Your Family History
Author of ‘Writing Your Family History: A Guide for Genealogists’ and other books, Tutor and Professional Genealogist, Circle member and sponsor of the Past Search in-house competition, Gill Blanchard is delighted to announce she has launched a new E-Course in Writing Your Family History for those who cannot attend her popular face to face courses.… Continue reading New E-Course In Writing Your Family History
In anticipation of the performance of his short play 'Pedigree' at the Maddermarket Theatre on Thursday 14th April, Norwich Writers' Circle member James Dimelow has relaunched his website. On the new look newplays.org.uk visitors can discover more about the author, along with the plays he has written. At the site visitors will also have the… Continue reading newplays.org.uk
Following Ejike Ndaji's visit to Norwich Writers' Circle on 19th January, a video of the poem 'I Am...' can now be watched on our YouTube channel. 'I Am...' was written by the spoken word poet, in collaboration with NWC members, as an exercise, to help and inspire entries for the latest Circle competition, which Ejike… Continue reading I Am…