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September 2019

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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Other Worlds Workshop Weekend – fantasy, crime, horror and sci-fi event!

14 September
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One event on 15 September, 2019 at 00:00

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Join us for a packed weekend of writing workshops and activities devoted to the forms of crime, fantasy, horror and science-fiction!

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Other Worlds Workshop Weekend – fantasy, crime, horror and sci-fi event!

15 September
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One event on 15 September, 2019 at 00:00

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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Join us for a packed weekend of writing workshops and activities devoted to the forms of crime, fantasy, horror and science-fiction!

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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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Journalism – researching, writing & pitching

25 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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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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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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Writing Great Horror Stories

26 October @ 15:00 - 17:00
Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About Strike fear in the heart of your reader's this October at our Writing Great Horror Stories workshop with creative writing tutor, Alex Davis If you want to learn how to write fearsome fiction and spine-tingling tales, then look no further. This session will explore all of the elements that make up a great horror story, including how to build atmosphere, pacing, the best ways to employ archetypes and what truly scares a reader. At Alex's session you will: Establish…

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November 2019

Getting Critical with Your Writing: How to self-edit your manuscript

9 November @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on 10 November, 2019 at 10:00

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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About The first draft is done, and what an accomplishment! But where do you go next? In this course we'll break down elements to help you self edit your manuscript, looking at it from a constructively critical viewpoint. We'll check for plot gaps, we'll look at pacing, we'll analyse natural dialogue, and we'll talk about character dynamics. Bring a section of your work to play with over the course of the two days so you can put your self-editing into…

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