We’re pleased to announce through our partnership with Waterstones that all participants whose courses are taking place at Waterstones in Nottingham from September 2016 to July 2017 will be eligible for a 10% discount card. The discount can be redeemed against any book purchases in store at Waterstones during the duration of the course they
We asked Writing School participants past and present to share with us some of their recent publishing and writing successes. If you’re a current participant or you took one of our courses in the past and you’d like to tell us about your own successes, please do get in touch. Email Clare on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I’m trying to write a novel.” At one time, I would have said this in a whisper – if I’d admitted it at all. Although I’ve been writing since childhood, I kept my stories to myself for many years. I told myself the privacy was important for several reasons – mainly because the time I
It’s odd to think of poems as made things in the way we might make a cake, a cup of tea, a flower bed, a brick wall, a home… but the metaphor stands; a poem is a construction. Imagine this: we have in front of us half a dozen trugs or buckets, and in each
Picture this: I’m at a book festival, running around corralling authors and talking to attendees. Person A says to me, “You know, I’ve had this idea for ages, and I want to write a book. I just have no idea where to start.” This question is one I can pretty much guarantee I’ll get at