Keeping it constructive

On Tuesday 6th February we ran a workshop on how to give a critique. Kathy Joy, who runs her own critique business called Fine Tune Your Fiction, walked us through the process.


An Evening with Heidi Williamson

Members of Norwich Writers’ Circle were delighted to welcome award-winning poet and mentor Heidi Williamson to our meeting on Tuesday 16th January.  Heidi led an instructive and entertaining workshop on how the use of poetic techniques can improve both our prose and poetry. The group was challenged to join a number of free-writing exercises, demonstrating … Continue reading

A Promising Proposition

On Tuesday 17th January we had our first meeting of 2017.  We kicked the new year off with a bang when our very own Phyllida Scrivens and Gill Blanchard launched the third competition of the year: Impressing the Publisher. To begin, Gill and Phyllida offered some excellent advice on how to create a proposal with … Continue reading

Six Honest Serving-Men

For our meeting on the March 1st 2016 author of childrens books and creative writing tutor, Benjamin Scott took inspiration from Rudyard Kipling. Specifically, Kipling’s poem naming What and Why and When, How and Where and Who. And then he told us what to do. The workshop’s theme was how perspectives of one event differ … Continue reading

Different Perspectives

Tuesday March 1st:  Hosted by children’s author and creative writing tutor, Benjamin Scott aka Max Chase, members are looking forward to another entertaining workshop. This Tuesday is Benjamin’s return visit, and he is all set with a series of exercises sure to inspire and unleash our hidden potential. We all know how good it is … 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

It’s Play Time

November 3rd: A return to our normal haunt, The Assembly House in Norwich’s Theatre Street will see accomplished playwright and former committee member, James Dimelow, providing the fun. James will be treating us to his workshop, entitled “Play Time”. James has penned six plays to date and received praise from London’s Soho and Royal Court … Continue reading

Andrew Cowan

Following the recently announced change in our current programme, on 20th May we welcomed Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless Man, was shortlisted for the EDP East Anglian Book … Continue reading

20th May 2014

Due to illness our original speaker, Nikki Hodgkinson, will not be attending our 20th May meeting. We will be instead be welcoming Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless … Continue reading

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