Welcome to the Nottingham Writers’ Studio blog.

Here you can see updates from projects we’re running, meet some of our members, and find out more about us and our extended creative community.

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Latest posts:

  • Meet the Members: Nick Sturgeon
    Nick Sturgeon wrote his first non-fiction books back in 2003 to 2006 on various themes around property investment and being a landlord. These were traditionally published with Pearson FT and How To Books. More recently he has formed his own publishing business and is creating how-to books around personal finance, frugal living, generating a side … Read more
  • Meet the Members: Anne Goodwin
    Anne Goodwin works as a full-time author and reviewer after having a successful career as a clinical psychologist. Anne writes novels and short fiction; her debut novel Sugar and Snails was released in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. Anne’s novels deal with ‘themes of identity, mental health, marginalisation, attachment, gender, … Read more
  • Meet the Members: Sara Jane Potter
    Sara Jane Potter writes contemporary fiction, was born in Maidenhead and has been living in Nottingham since graduating from College. She has been writing since she was nine and is currently working on a new literary mystery. Sara also has a blog and is an excellent painter. Tell us about your own writing process and … Read more
  • NWS to Close with November Lockdown
    It is with a high degree of sadness that I have to announce that in line with Government policy we will be closing the Studio to members with effect from midnight tonight. We will stay closed until the situation is fully reviewed on December 2nd. Since the end of the initial lockdown, we have advised … Read more
  • Award-winning Author, Yvvette Edwards, to judge George Floyd Short Story Competition
    Yvvette Edwards, the author of ‘A Cupboard Full of Coats’ and ‘The Mother,’ is to judge Nottingham Writers’ Studio’s inaugural ‘Black Lives: The George Floyd Short Story Competition.’ The free-to-enter event is currently open for submissions until August 15th with Ms Edwards then choosing the three best stories to win £250, £125 and £75 respectively. … Read more