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21 May

Performing Your Poems and Stories

About Performing our work to an audience, can be anxiety-inducing, even for the seasoned performers amongst us but what if there were ways to perform better, clearer, and bolder...

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19 May

Tutored Urban Writing Retreat

About the event An urban writing retreat is a whole day devoted to writing. Six blissful hours to immerse yourself in creativity and write to your heart’s content. If...

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16 May

Writing a Book Series

About Readers love book series. They can collect the books, get to know the characters and their world(s), join a fan base and more, but a common criticism of...

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14 May

How to Get Published Without an Agent

About Join Shreya Sen-Handley author of the award-winning memoir, Memoirs of My Body in a 2-hour session at the Nottingham Writers’ Studio where she will reveal how she built her writing...

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11 May

How to Write Kickass Sales Copy

About Many bestselling authors and poets started out as copywriters including Allen Ginsberg, Dorothy L. Sayers, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. These writers’ storytelling techniques were part of the success...

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04 May

How to Get Your Poetry Published

About As part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival, publisher Teika Bellamy will help writers demystify the process of poetry publishing and share insider information so that writers can create...

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02 May


Members of Nottingham Writers’ Studio are invited to our Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity for members to be informed about our: Achievements in the past year...

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05 Jun

Fantastical Beasts and How to Make Them

Dragons, flying bisons, heffalumps, hobbits, even the oompa-loompas, readers love them. Fantastical beasts are everywhere. Imaginary and mythological creatures are as much a part of fantasy literature as magic...

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03 Apr

7 Signs You Might be a Writer

1. The stationery aisle gets you excited There’s nothing like the smell of a brand new notepad, or the feel of a new pen between your fingers. Somehow you...

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25 Oct

North of the Azores: A Q&A with Ruth Danes

‘North of the Azores’ is the first book in the ‘Life on Other Islands’ series. Today we welcome author, Ruth Danes, to the blog to answer a few questions....

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