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September 2022

NWS Monthly Social

3 September @ 19:00 - 23:30
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An event every month that begins at 19:00 on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About this event It’s time again for our fabulous monthly social! Meet up with fellow writers to discuss/argue the night away over the most affordable drinks in town. The bar opens at 6pm and shuts when we say it does (or until The Carousel kicks us out) so come, enjoy and be merry at the one place which won’t be packed on Saturday night. Looking forward to seeing you there! Please purchase a free ticket from Eventbrite so we can…

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Writing for TV with James McDermott (on Zoom)

6 September @ 18:30 - 20:30

Have a TV series/serial idea and want to turn it into a script? Then successful screenwriter, James McDermott has just the course for you! About this event Please note this online course runs for 4 consecutive Tuesdays, from 6th to the 27th September at 18:30-20:30. In this four week interactive Zoom course, through a series of writing exercises, group discussions and textual analyses, participants will learn tools and techniques to help them devise, structure, plan and write a TV series…

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In the Beginning: Starting Your Short Story with Ian C. Douglas (via Zoom)

15 September @ 18:30 - 20:30

All fiction starts off as an idea. But how do you develop your idea into a short story? This course shows you how! About this event That burst of inspiration may shine in the minds-eye, but many writers find putting it down on paper is another matter. A frequent writer’s complaint is running out of energy and interest. If writing is a journey, it is easy to get lost somewhere along the way. This course looks at strategies for starting…

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Write a Sestina, a Poetry Workshop with Leanne Moden (Hybrid Event)

22 September @ 18:30 - 20:30
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Learn how to write a sestina in this fun, friendly and accessible online and in person creative writing workshop! About this event In this workshop, we'll explore the sestina, one of the most interesting, fun and challenging poetry forms! What is a sestina? “A sestina is a type of poetry, made up of six stanzas of six lines each, normally followed by a three-line envoi. The words that end each line of the first stanza are used as line endings…

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Poetry for Activism with Manjit Singh Sahota (in Studio)

29 September @ 18:30 - 20:30
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Explore the use of poetry to challenge bigotry and create a more supportive world of solidarity and understanding! About this event This course will help writers, poets and participants explore the power of poetry, how we can use our art form to challenge bigotry and create a more supportive world of solidarity and understanding. I will perform several poems to inspire creative writing tasks and lead to open floor discussion about the issue raised in the poems. Participants will be…

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October 2022

NWS Monthly Social

1 October @ 19:00 - 23:30
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An event every month that begins at 19:00 on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

About this event It’s time again for our fabulous monthly social! Meet up with fellow writers to discuss/argue the night away over the most affordable drinks in town. The bar opens at 6pm and shuts when we say it does (or until The Carousel kicks us out) so come, enjoy and be merry at the one place which won’t be packed on Saturday night. Looking forward to seeing you there! Please purchase a free ticket from Eventbrite so we can…

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Writing for Wellbeing with Tionee Joseph (on Zoom)

2 October @ 19:00 - 20:30
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 19:00 on Sunday, repeating until 23 October, 2022

Join a supportive group environment that enjoys the mental health benefits of writing as an outlet and springboard for your imagination! About this event We know that modern times can be particularly challenging to our mental health. Tionee invites you to use the proven power of words (written and verbal) as a way of grounding yourself. Become part of a supportive community where you can safely share your feelings and experiences, and find language to increase self-awareness; empowering you to…

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Journaling for Creativity and Personal Growth with Sam Gray

7 October @ 11:30 - 13:30

A gently experiential, introductory session offering an opening into the wonderful, transformative world of journaling. About this event ‘To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.’ Henry David Thoreau A journaling practice can liberate creativity, lead to greater inner balance and provide a sense of clarity and momentum as we navigate change. This one-off session offers a supportive space for those who love words – wherever they are on their journey with writing - to…

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Writing Sensitively on Mental Health for Fiction with Anne Goodwin (via Zoom)

12 October @ 18:30 - 20:30
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 18:30 on Wednesday, repeating until 26 October, 2022

Please join experienced therapist and writer Anne Goodwin and learn how to do justice to this important topic in your fiction. About this event We will address mental health myths and facts through discussion (and a quiz!), we'll analyse descriptions of mental health problems in excerpts from published novels, discuss the vulnerability-stress framework and its relevance to the writer and analyse short case vignettes from a non-medical perspective. By the end of the two sessions, participants will... Understand how mental…

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Writing Sensitively on Mental Health for Fiction with Anne Goodwin (via Zoom)

26 October @ 18:30 - 20:30
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 18:30 on Wednesday, repeating until 26 October, 2022

Please join experienced therapist and writer Anne Goodwin and learn how to do justice to this important topic in your fiction. About this event We will address mental health myths and facts through discussion (and a quiz!), we'll analyse descriptions of mental health problems in excerpts from published novels, discuss the vulnerability-stress framework and its relevance to the writer and analyse short case vignettes from a non-medical perspective. By the end of the two sessions, participants will... Understand how mental…

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