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25 Jun

Writing for Young Adults

About Following on from An introduction to writing for children and Developing middle grade fiction, the Nottingham Writers’ Studio and Paula Rawsthorne bring you Writing for Young Adults. In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll...

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25 Jun

Author Jenny Kane on her recent workshop at NWS and her love of writing!

There’s no doubt about it. I have the best job in the world.             Not only do I get to sit in my writing corner in Devon every day,...

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22 Jun

Introduction to Novel Writing

Join best-selling author, Jenny Kane as she introduces new writers and first-time novelists to the art of novel writing.

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15 Jun

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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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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22 Aug

Interview with Amelia Thorpe about her latest book

NWS member Amelia Thorpe launched her second novel, Breaking Blonde, in June, so we caught up with her to find out more about erotica and self-publishing… Tell us a...

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13 Jun

Inspiration, Productivity, and Publishing: an Interview with Kristina Adams

Kristina Adams is an author of women’s fiction, and nonfiction. She also writes poetry (when she has time), and blogs about writing and productivity. Her second book, What Happens...

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