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July 2019

Tutored Urban Writing Retreat

20 July @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on 24 August, 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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August 2019

How to free write

1 August @ 18:30 - 20:30
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About Editing as you write is a common practice, but it’s also one of the best ways to damage your writing confidence. You question ideas you’ve just written, leading you to second guess yourself and maybe even give up altogether.  Free writing is the perfect way to stop yourself from doing this. But what is free writing? And can you really turn off your inner editor to let your characters run wild?   In this course, you’ll learn: The benefits…

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Unlocking the stories you want to tell – working with plot, character and personal experience

5 August @ 18:30 - 20:00
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One event on 12 August, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 26 August, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Join published author and creative writing tutor, Cathy Lesurf on a 3-session course, where we'll be taking an in-depth look at what makes a satisfying narrative; why we continually return to certain stories and storylines; and what it really means to 'write what you know.'

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Unlocking the stories you want to tell – working with plot, character and personal experience

12 August @ 18:30 - 20:00
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One event on 12 August, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 26 August, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Join published author and creative writing tutor, Cathy Lesurf on a 3-session course, where we'll be taking an in-depth look at what makes a satisfying narrative; why we continually return to certain stories and storylines; and what it really means to 'write what you know.'

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Tutored Urban Writing Retreat

24 August @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on 24 August, 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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Unlocking the stories you want to tell – working with plot, character and personal experience

26 August @ 18:30 - 20:00
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One event on 12 August, 2019 at 18:30

One event on 26 August, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Join published author and creative writing tutor, Cathy Lesurf on a 3-session course, where we'll be taking an in-depth look at what makes a satisfying narrative; why we continually return to certain stories and storylines; and what it really means to 'write what you know.'

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Writing Poetry in the Digital Age

29 August @ 18:30 - 20:30
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Writing poetry in the digital age

About Harness the power of the digital world to create new and exciting poems at Writing poetry in the digital age with Sophie-Louise Hyde. This workshop will focus on a range of interesting digital techniques that you can deploy in your writing for the purpose of producing new and original poetry and prose that is unique in its presentation and form. You will be introduced to a range of innovative methods that follow on from the Found and Verbatim Poetry workshop that took place…

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Scriptwriting & Playwriting: how to create round stories

31 August @ 11:00 - 14:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of storytelling through script. It is intended to develop your skills and knowledge on both building authentic characters and relatable worlds for screen and stage.

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September 2019

Journalism – researching, writing & pitching

4 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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Journalism – researching, writing & pitching

11 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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