Tuesday, 28 September 2010

NWC: In The Mix

Visitors to our popular YouTube channel can now watch a mix of all our uploaded videos to date.

To watch the video playlist, simply click here.

Saturday, 25 September 2010

Home From Home

One of Norwich Writers' Circle budding members is currently seeking cheap or free accommodation whilst they work on their latest project.

Jo Amos is looking to move to the Norwich, and would like help in finding a long-term housesitting/property caretaking/work for accommodation opportunity.

Jo is University educated with management experience. During recent years she has gained experience in the above whilst travelling. She is willing to clean and maintain a property, look after pets, and help around the garden in return for free/cheap accommodation.

Finally, Jo works part-time for the Norfolk Library Service and is CRB checked.

If you think you help, please e-mail Jo, or call 07790 193583.

Thursday, 23 September 2010


The online presence of Norwich Writers' Circle's members continues to grow.

One of our long-standing members Anne Sanderson writes a Blog, along with having a Twitter account.

Anne's Blog, entitled Getting Fitter, appears on the EDP's website and explores fitness for the over 50s within East Anglia.

To read the EDP Blog, please go here.

Meanwhile, Anne's tweets can be found by visiting twitter.com/asanderson197.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Open Evening 2010

Norwich Writers' Circle's 2010/11 programme begun tonight with an Open Evening.

This evening proved popular, and gave the opportunity for the Circle to introduce itself and hear a variety of work written by visitors and members.

Amongst the work read out, and then discussed, by our friendly writing group included a couple of colourful travelogues, plus a selection of short stories and poetry, the latter of which was aimed at children.

Our next meeting is on 5th October. This meeting features a visit from author and screenwriter Glenn Chandler, who is best known for creating the long-running ITV police series Taggart.

We hope to see you then.

Sunday, 19 September 2010

NWC Twitter

Norwich Writers' Circle's online family of websites has recently gained another member.

In additon to our main website, this blog and YouTube channel, you can now follow us on Twitter.

To find us, just visit twitter.com/norwichwriters.

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Iron Age Adventure

This Thursday, 23rd September, Norwich Writers' Circle committee member Sally Newton will be holding an Author Event.

During the event, which takes place at the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library between 3.00pm and 7.00pm, Sally will be talking about her writing and research, as well as giving a talk on native plants used in early medicine.

In addition to the above, Sally will also be on hand to sign copies of her well-received adventure book The Mouthy Prince.

For more information, please call Sarah on 01603 774707 or visit sallynewtonsworld.com.

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Today Not Tomorrow

Norwich Writers' Circle member Faith King held a book launch for her autobiography at The Maddermarket Theatre yesterday.

The lunchtime event to promote Today Not Tomorrow, written under the name Faith Lawrence, was well attended by friends, family and fellow writers.

Today Not Tomorrow is the autobiography of a spoiled brat living on the fringe in the Roaring Twenties. The book features details of Faith's life as the child of a self-made tycoon, widower and knight of the realm. The new publication also includes tales of the theatre, along with the author's recollections of being an Edwardian beauty.

The book, to be published by Pen Press on 2nd October, will be available to buy online from Amazon, amongst others.

Congratulations Faith - we look forward to reading what promises to be an interesting life story.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Open Evening Reminder

Our 2010/2011 programme, which begins with an Open Evening, is now only a week away.

Entry to the Open Evening is free. This meeting gives an opportunity for the Circle to introduce itself, and to hear a selection of both members and visitors work read aloud.

We recommend that any manuscripts featured next week are no longer than 500 words and/or 10 minutes in length.

Everyone is more than welcome to our friendly writing group - reading aloud is not compulsory.

For more information of this year's upcoming meetings, including visiting writers and more, please visit norwichwriters.org.uk.

Friday, 10 September 2010

A Way With Words

The first Wymondham Festival Of Literature is next weekend.

The inaugural event, which runs from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th September, features a weekend of readings, conversation and music set in the beautiful and historic South Norfolk market town.

Amongst the weekend's highlights is An Evening With Helen Ivory, Martin Figura And Friends. This entertaining evening of readings features Martin Figura, who will be adjudicating this year's Norwich Writers' Circle Open Poetry Competition.

Please visit wymondhamarts.com for more Festival info.

Sunday, 5 September 2010

OPC 2011 Trailer

Our YouTube channel is now showing a promotional trailer for Norwich Writers' Circle's Open Poetry Competition 2011.

Please go here to watch the short film, or why not check out norwichwriters.org.uk/poetry to download an Information Pack.

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Beyond The Blog

After our recent Google success, each new entry in this Blog now automatically appears on another website which promotes the best of our fine city.

For more information, please visit norwichcity.net.