Blog News

08 Feb

500 Words: A workshop for young writers

Bring your young writers along to a workshop that will equip them with the tools they need to write and submit their very own short story to BBC's 500...

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29 Jan

Getting your Short Stories Published

Join writer and lecturer, Alex Davies for a two-hour session looking at how to get your short stories published!

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21 Jan

Writing Historical Fiction

Join acclaimed historical fiction author, Clare Harvey and find out how to craft quality historical fiction.

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18 Jan

The Contemporary Witch: Stories of power

Join Alexis Burnett for a one-off workshop where she'll be exploring the witch archetype in contemporary literature.

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16 Jan

Creative Non-fiction

Join Shreya Sen-Handley for a 4-week course focused on creative non-fiction genres including memoir, travelogue, Op-Ed, reviews and more!

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15 Jan

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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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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12 Dec

Exploring Subplots

About Learn how to perfect your novel’s subplots and make sure your background cast are more than just cardboard cut-outs in this 2-hour workshop! During this workshop, we’ll be...

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10 Dec

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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08 Dec

Words for Wellbeing Taster Day

A words for wellbeing taster day with the words for wellbeing team, Lizzie, Sam and Thom.

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