Blog News

18 Mar


Dear All, The spread of the Covid-19 virus is moving so quickly, and the Team at NWS have to react daily to any news updates we receive alongside new...

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16 Mar

An important message from the NWS Team

Dear All, Like everyone else, we don’t know how long COVID-19 will continue to have an impact on the community, but we do know there’s a possibility it will...

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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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24 Jun

How to Make a Living as a Writer

In this session, Alex Davis will explore some of the many avenues that writers can go down to ensure they are getting paid for their words.

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18 Jun

It’s all About the Heart: Romance writing workshop

Come along and learn the basics of romance writing with Victoria Villasenor this June at NWS.

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13 Jun

A Time Travelling Adventure for Young Writers

A Time Travelling Adventure for Young Writers: Journey Back to Victorian Nottingham (and write about what you find there!)

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10 Jun

Writing Dynamic Characters

Learn how to craft dynamic characters with award-winning writer and theatre-maker, Hugh Dichmont!

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06 Jun

Writing for Wellbeing and Self-discovery

Writing for wellbeing and self-discovery in a supportive and nurturing environment.

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04 Jun

How to End Your Novel

A workshop aimed at helping writers bring your story to a satisfying conclusion.

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28 May

Whose Story is it? Point of view in storytelling

Knowing whose story you want to tell is paramount to a great character journey. Come to NWS for a POV in storytelling masterclass this May!

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13 May

The Therapy of Creative Writing

Thom Seddon will be returning to NWS in May for a series of workshops exploring creative writing for therapeutic purposes and wellbeing.

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25 Apr

Writing for Magazines *Online Workshop*

This May, best-selling author Shreya Sen-Handley will be running a one-off Writing for Magazines session at NWS!

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22 Apr

World Building for Science Fiction and Fantasy *ONLINE WORKSHOP*

What goes into making a great world for your fiction, and where do you begin with such a seemingly huge task?

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