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September 2019

Journalism – researching, writing & pitching

18 September @ 18:30 - 20:30
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One event on 11 September, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 18 September, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 25 September, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About On this 4-part course, participants will learn how to write hard-hitting news stories, fun features/blogs and even the occasional cheeky press release. It will give you the skills necessary to track down leads, get great quotes and sell the results (forgive the rhyme). You will also discover the exciting world of Media Law e.g. How to Avoid Getting Sued and be provided with effective pitching strategies to get editors salivating. Last but not least you will be shown the…

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Tutored Urban Writing Retreat

21 September @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on 24 August, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 21 September, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 12 October, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 16 November, 2019 at 10:00

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About the event We’re excited to be relaunching our first-class Urban Writing Retreats at the Studio! A writing retreat is a whole day devoted to writing. Six supported hours to immerse yourself in creativity and write to your heart's content. You will... Get going with exciting warm-up exercises Take part in focused writing sprints Let ideas flow in informative discussions Interact with fellow writers Bounce ideas back and forth with your peers   This inspiring set-up will give you the…

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Journalism – researching, writing & pitching

25 September @ 18:30 - 20:30
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 11 September, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 18 September, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 25 September, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About On this 4-part course, participants will learn how to write hard-hitting news stories, fun features/blogs and even the occasional cheeky press release. It will give you the skills necessary to track down leads, get great quotes and sell the results (forgive the rhyme). You will also discover the exciting world of Media Law e.g. How to Avoid Getting Sued and be provided with effective pitching strategies to get editors salivating. Last but not least you will be shown the…

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Nottingham Print and Publishing Fair

28 September @ 12:00 - 17:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About Nottingham Print & Publishing Fair is an annual event bringing together small press publishers, zine-makers, printmakers, and papercraft artists. This will be the event’s third year with a range of creative workshops, talks and stalls for all ages. It will join together two community arts spaces just a stone’s throw from each other, City Arts and The Carousel print space and artist studios. NPPF aims to bring together audiences for book fairs, print fairs and zine fairs to create…

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Writing Gothic Fiction

30 September @ 18:30 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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In this session, participants will have the chance to explore the history and origins of Gothic fiction, the tenets of what makes something Gothic, and how to write in the field through a host of practical exercises.

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October 2019

Writing for Wellbeing and Self-Discovery

5 October @ 10:00 - 13:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About Nottingham Writers’ Studio is a hub for writing for wellbeing and creative writing for therapeutic purposes. Our three tutors - Thom Seddon, Samantha Gray, and Lizzie Dunford provide courses than enable writers to explore their passion and develop their craft in a safe and pressure-free environment. This month, Lizzie Dunford is facilitating a one-off Writing for Wellbeing and Self-Discovery session. Lizzie will be using art materials, pictures, and poetry to explore colour, our associations with colour, and how we…

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Tutored Urban Writing Retreat

12 October @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on 24 August, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 21 September, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 12 October, 2019 at 10:00

One event on 16 November, 2019 at 10:00

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About the event We’re excited to be relaunching our first-class Urban Writing Retreats at the Studio! A writing retreat is a whole day devoted to writing. Six supported hours to immerse yourself in creativity and write to your heart's content. You will... Get going with exciting warm-up exercises Take part in focused writing sprints Let ideas flow in informative discussions Interact with fellow writers Bounce ideas back and forth with your peers   This inspiring set-up will give you the…

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How to Develop Your Writer’s Voice

17 October @ 19:00 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About A writer’s voice is an elusive but essential hallmark to successful writing. It displays attitude, personality, and character, and should be unique to you. But finding your voice can be difficult which is why we've asked author and creative writing tutor, Ian Douglas to help you recognise, develop and define yours in a 2-hour workshop this October! During this workshop, you will... 1. Define the meaning of writer’s voice. 2. Look at some examples by famous writers. 3. Identify…

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Peer Review Networking and Open Evening

18 October @ 19:00 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About Have you been looking to join a critique group to get support with your writing? Or maybe you’ve been thinking of setting one up? Since moving into our new space, one of the most frequent requests from members old and new has been how to go about joining a critique group. With that in mind, we thought we’d present an opportunity for you to learn how one of these groups might run, find out when the Studio is free,…

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Finding Space and Time in your Life to Write

22 October @ 18:00 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About this Event Creative writing can be both a joy and a struggle, a gift and a burden. This workshop will explore our wellbeing as writers. How do we find the time, energy and inspiration within our busy lives to write and edit? How do we avoid getting fatigued and run down when trying to fit in writing alongside work, study, family, and personal struggles? This will be a short taster workshop on the subject covering: A brief explanation of…

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