Blog News

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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29 Mar

‘The Ragged Weave of Yesterday’ by Andy Christopher Miller

‘The Ragged Weave of Yesterday’ is an exploration by writer, Andy Christopher Miller, into past diaries, why we write them and how they affect us. He is looking forward...

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24 Mar

Words for Wellbeing: A reflective blog on the workshop series by Alix Legond

From the 16th January (reportedly the gloomiest day of the year), we ran a short course, ‘Blue Monday: Words for Wellbeing’, with workshop leader Sam Gray. It ran for 6...

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17 Mar

Blogging from the Heart: A reflection on ‘Writing Your Way into the Media’ workshop by Anna Read

Anna Read was an attendee of our recent course, ‘Writing Your Way into the Media’ with Shreya Sen Handley. Shreya is a journalist and blogger who has written for...

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16 Dec

Learning the Art of Songwriting

By Jane Sherrat What kind of person signs up for a workshop on the Basics of Songwriting? This was a question I was nervously asking myself before the first...

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