Our first meeting of 2022 sees us welcome former chair and award winning biographer Phyllida Scrivens, to talk about her latest book: The Great Thorpe Railway Disaster 1874: Heroes, Victims, Survivors (Pen and Sword Books, September 2021). However, due to increasing Covid cases in the area, we have opted to hold this meeting online via… Continue reading IMPORTANT: Meeting change – The Great Thorpe Railway Disaster
Online Summer Workshops
Following the massive success of our Online Membership option which we released earlier this year, we have decided to launch a summer programme of online workshops.
Poetry Workshop with Andrew McDonnell
On Tuesday 21st we had the pleasure of welcoming Andrew McDonnell, author of The Somnambulist Cookbook - a collection of poetry. Andrew treated us to readings of several poems, including some hair raising horror sonnets. Andrew explained that a big inspiration behind the collection was a sense of vanishing, of something being missing. Then, Andrew… Continue reading Poetry Workshop with Andrew McDonnell
Funny Bones at the Ready
Last evening we welcomed Lynne Mortimer, much-loved columnist with various newspapers in the Archant family.
A Talk to Go Down in History
Our meeting with award winning historical fiction writer Rory Clements.
Prepare to self-edit!
Kathy Joy of Fine Tune Your Fiction, a professional critique service, is set to run a workshop on self editing.
Jumpin’ Jack Flash
Our first meeting of new season kicked off in style with our speaker Keiron Pim, where he discussed how got started in his career, from starting out working for the EDP, to how he came to write a book about dinosaurs, to finally getting to work on his life's obsession. At the end, he graciously… Continue reading Jumpin’ Jack Flash
Goodbye until September…
The NWC has officially broken up for summer. Our next meeting will be on 18th SEPTEMBER 2018 at 7:30pm at our new location in Chantry Hall. We have a full programme in store with manuscript evenings, workshops, and speakers including Emma Healey, author of Elizabeth is Missing, and Mitch Johnson, author of Kick. If anyone has any questions,… Continue reading Goodbye until September…
Our last meeting of the season
Results of out Annual General Meeting.
Another manuscript evening is around the corner.
We will be holding a manuscript evening on Tuesday 6th March at 19:30. This will be a good place to put those critique skills from the previous workshop to good use!