Blog News

16 Apr

Editing Poetry: Getting the best from your writing *Online Workshop*

Come to this fun and friendly course to learn tips and tricks on how to successfully edit your own poetry!

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07 Apr

Exploring Identity through Poetry

In this 3 hour workshop, explore what makes us who we are, interrogating ideas of gender, class, privilege, ethnicity, ableism, and identity.

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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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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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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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