Blog News

31 Jan

What is ‘Words for Wellbeing’?

We spoke with our Words for Wellbeing facilitator, Samantha Gray ahead of her upcoming course at Nottingham Writers’ Studio to find out a bit more about how writing for...

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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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