Reading up a storm

On Tuesday 16th May we welcomed Robert Welton, librarian of the Jane Austen College. Robert regaled us with the journey that led him where he was today – how he started in Borders as a children’s specialist book seller.  He was the first ever national children’s book seller.  When Borders closed down, Robert moved to … Continue reading

newplays.org.uk

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

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Following on from its publication in Fine City magazine late last year, Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow‘s Shakespeare-inspired short play ‘Pedigree‘ is being performed at the Maddermarket Theatre next month. On Thursday 14th April at 7.30pm, James’ deliciously dark tale is being featured in a night of new writing which forms part of the city theatre’s … 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

Manuscript Evening

On 17th June Norwich Writers’ Circle’s successful 2013/14 programme continued with a Manuscript Evening at The Assembly House. The meeting, designed to give both members and visitors an opportunity to read out their work out aloud and receive feedback, featured a selection of scripts. The range of work read aloud varied from a crime short … Continue reading

Winter Olympics

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member Margaret Turner, who has had a poem published in the Evening News. The poem – Winter Olympics And Curling – was published in the 26th February edition of the paper, within the Poet’s Corner section. To read and download the poem please go here. NWC next meet on 18th … Continue reading

Ashley Stokes

On 4th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed Ashley Stokes to its meeting at The Assembly House. During our latest well-attended meeting the writer and creative writing tutor spoke to us about his involvement in launching the independent publisher Unthank Books. The interesting and humorous talk covered Ashley’s love of reading and writing at a young age, … Continue reading

Anne Sanderson Returns

On 4th February Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back academic and multi-award-winning poet Anne Sanderson. At another one of our well-attended meetings, Anne returned to adjudicate our recent in-house poetry competition. During her initial talk Anne described to us a variety of poetry forms. These forms – roundeau, triolet and cinquain – were to to used in … Continue reading

Alison Bruce – It’s Over

On 3rd December Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back crime writer Alison Bruce to another one of our well-attended meetings at The Assembly House. Alison returned to adjudicate our Crime Short Story Competition, which she set earlier in the year. The competition, for The Cooper Prize, was to write a short story, of between 1,500 and 2,000 words, using … Continue reading

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