Blog News

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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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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31 May

Sameness, difference and the space between novels one and two by Anne Goodwin

Anne Goodwin will be launching her second novel, Underneath, on the 10th June at Nottingham Writers’ Studio from 7pm. Free entry with refreshments available. Her debut novel, Sugar and Snails, was shortlisted...

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10 May

The Art of Finding Yourself: An Interview with Fiona Robertson

Fiona Robertson is a writer, trainer and facilitator. Her collection of essays: The Art of Finding Yourself: Live Bravely and Awaken to Your True Nature has recently been published in the...

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12 Apr

An Interview with Emma Darwin

Emma Darwin is an esteemed novelist, short story writer, and creative writing tutor specialising in narrative technique and historical fiction. Tell us a little bit about your background as...

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