Don’t Be A Stranger To Your Voice

It’s official!  On Tuesday 18th April, we officially launched this year’s Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition.  We were joined by Ralph Jackman, our adjudicator, Frank Meeres, author of Strangers: A history of Norwich’s incomers, and Charles Wilde, marketing and development manager for Norfolk Museums Service, who have kindly agreed to assist us with the … Continue reading

A ‘Sprited’ Evening

On Tuesday 1st November we had the immense pleasure of welcoming Sheridan Winn, author of the Sprite Sister books, to our meeting. As part of her talk, Sheridan regaled us with the story of how she came to write The Sprite Sisters.  After a tale fraught with twists and turns, we moved on to discuss … Continue reading

Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition Gala

The wait is over … On Tuesday 18th October, we will be announcing the winners of the Olga Sinclair Short Story Competition at Anteros Arts Foundation. To celebrate, a light buffet will be served, and a raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won will be held. The doors open at 7pm with the main … Continue reading

19th April 2016

Everyone is welcome to joins us on Tuesday 19th April when we will be launching our second Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition. This time our popular competition has the theme of shoes. The launch will feature a whole handful of speakers, including Rachel Hore, who is judging this year’s entries. Other speakers on the … 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

Festivities

On Saturday 12th December Norwich Writers’ Circle held its annual Christmas celebration. The well-attended social was held at Anteros Arts Foundation, on Fye Bridge Street, which will be our new meeting venue from January 2016. The party saw members enjoy a wide selection of Christmas food and drink. The fun evening was further enhanced by … Continue reading

GALA PRIZE GIVING at ANTEROS

Important Note: 20th October 2015 sees a change of venue to our usual home. We will be welcoming members and visitors in the historical Fishergate Room at Anteros Art Foundation, 11 – 15 Fye Bridge Street, Norwich.  7:30 start. Everything is gearing up for the big night of our Olga Sinclair Open Short Fiction Competition. … Continue reading

Mustard Update

The postal deadline for entering our inaugural Short Fiction Competition has now passed. Do not worry, we will still be accepting entries online up to and including 31st July. Run in conjunction with Unthank Books, the competition has a first prize of £500.00. All entries must be a maximum of 2,000 words long, and reference … Continue reading

Mustard Deadline

The deadline for our first Open Short Fiction Competition is fast approaching. To enter Norwich Writers’ Circle’s inaugural Short Fiction Competition simply send us a story that is a maximum of 2,000 words – which references ‘mustard‘ somewhere within the text – by 17th July. Entries via e-mail are being accepted up to and including 31st … Continue reading

Must Be Mustard

There is still plenty of time to enter Norwich Writers’ Circle’s inaugural Short Fiction Competition. Run in conjunction with Unthank Books, the competition has a first prize of £500.00. All entries must be a maximum of 2,000 words long, and reference ‘mustard‘ somewhere within the text. The prize-winning stories, adjudicated by Ashley Stokes, will also … Continue reading

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