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Win a Writing School Course!

Posted by writingschool on 1st February 2017 in Competition Course My Writing School Special Offers No Comments

We’re thrilled to once again be a part of the Aurora Poetry & Short Fiction Open Competition! Writing East Midlands (our sister organisation) has just launched the 2017 international competition with prizes in both categories. This year’s judges are renowned poet Penelope Shuttle and acclaimed novelist and short story writer Jacob Ross – both well known to writers

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Special Offers for participants on Waterstones Nottingham courses

Posted by writingschool on 20th July 2016 in My Writing School Special Offers No Comments

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

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Success Stories

Posted by writingschool on 20th July 2016 in My Writing School Success No Comments

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:  

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Where Do I Begin?

Posted by writingschool on 12th July 2016 in My Writing School Tutor blog No Comments

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

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