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
Starting Your Family History
Gill Blanchard leads the first workshop of the season.
Getting to Know Our Villains
On Saturday we ran the last workshop of the summer.
Prepare to self-edit!
Kathy Joy of Fine Tune Your Fiction, a professional critique service, is set to run a workshop on self editing.
Results Of The Ivy Ferari Cup
Tuesday 2nd May saw S.E Craythorne return to announce the winners of our fourth and last competition of the season - the Ivy Ferrari Cup. The theme was 'motherhood'. The winners were: 1st place Iain Andrews with Judgement of Solomon. 2nd Kim Lewis with The Sparrow. 3rd Phyllida Scrivens with Especially When You Dance. Congratulations… Continue reading Results Of The Ivy Ferari Cup
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 Don’t Be A Stranger To Your Voice
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
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
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 Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition Gala
A Flying Start
On Tuesday 20th September, Norwich Writers' Circle came together for their first meeting of the season. We were joined by Benjamin Johncock, author of The Last Pilot. His inspiring talk delved into his inspiration for The Last Pilot as well as offering some sound advice to the group. The NWC would like to extend a… Continue reading A Flying Start