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July 2019

Fiction writing for radio and podcasts

18 July @ 18:00 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Fiction writing course for radio and podcasts

About Whether on the daily commute, out running errands or doing housework, nearly 6 million of us each week are tuning into our favourite podcasts, and this figure just keeps rising. As writers, radio and podcast broadcasts provide a fantastic opportunity to get our words out onto new and improved platforms, so what better time to explore a new medium for your writing! Join Liam Mills at NWS this July as he dissects great audio storytelling including looking at the…

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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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Dialogue in fiction

24 July @ 18:30 - 20:30
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One event on 31 July, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Dialogue in fiction course

About This course focuses in on a fundamental skill of writing fiction: dialogue. Too many times, writers miss the mark on this vital element, either through overthinking or not giving it enough thought at all! The tone of a character’s voice can level up your story’s dynamic in new and interesting ways. Structuring speech purposefully on the page brings flow and natural rhythm to your writing. In short: neglect to work on your dialogue and you do your story and…

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Dialogue in fiction

31 July @ 18:30 - 20:30
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One event on 31 July, 2019 at 18:30

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Dialogue in fiction course

About This course focuses in on a fundamental skill of writing fiction: dialogue. Too many times, writers miss the mark on this vital element, either through overthinking or not giving it enough thought at all! The tone of a character’s voice can level up your story’s dynamic in new and interesting ways. Structuring speech purposefully on the page brings flow and natural rhythm to your writing. In short: neglect to work on your dialogue and you do your story and…

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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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How to write action scenes

14 August @ 18:30 - 21:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Lots of stories depend on crunching combat, thrilling chases or brutal warfare. But how do you go about delivering great action scenes?

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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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