Blog News

31 Dec

Member Achievements 2019

NWS is a thriving community of writers working in all forms of literature. Yet, often, writers don’t have the inclination – or time – to share their achievements. So...

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10 Oct

Meet our Children’s & YA Writing Coach, Emily Suzanne Young

Tell us a bit about yourself…  My name is Emily Suzanne Young and I am a young adult and children’s publisher with Cuthbert and Young. I work with writers...

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25 Mar

Unlikeable Heroes & Sensitive Souls: How to Craft a Believable Protagonist

Learn how to craft a believable protagonist with Crime and Young Adult author, Fran Dorricott at Nottingham Writers' Studio.

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11 Mar

The Writing Life

The Writing Life is a programme of writer support, directed by Cathy Grindrod in partnership with Nottingham Writers’ Studio.

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06 Mar

Using Emotion to Develop Location

Learn how to develop location and character in your writing using emotion as a guide!

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05 Mar

Words for Wellbeing: Creative Growth

Sam Gray returns with her 3-part words for wellbeing course focused on creative growth - balance and renewal through change and transition.

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29 Feb

How to Run a Writing Event

In this extended session, acclaimed literature event organiser Alex Davis will let you in on some of the key elements that go into a successful writing event.

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25 Feb

A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your First Poetry Collection

Turn a folder full of poetry into a cohesive collection of work, suitable for submission for publication, or self-publishing!

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18 Feb

Developing Your Idea into a Story: A beginner’s guide

Join children's author Gareth Baker where he aims to show beginner writers how to generate and develop new ideas for stories!

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13 Feb

Introduction to Screenwriting: A 3-week course

Join Anthony Cropper, winner of the BBC Alfred Bradley Award for Radio Drama for a 3-week introduction to screenwriting course at NWS!

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12 Feb

The Writing Life

The Writing Life is a programme of writer support, directed by Cathy Grindrod in partnership with Nottingham Writers’ Studio.

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11 Feb

Page.Paragraph.Poem: Open Critique Night at NWS

Come along to our brand new open critique nights! Bring along your current work-in-progress in the form of a page, paragraph, or poem (max.500 words) and share it with...

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