Ian Nettleton
Workshop
Saturday 1 February

Advanced Fiction with Ian Nettleton (three-month course)

Looking for advice on how to finalise, edit and polish your work? Ready to take your writing to a more sophisticated level? Our Advanced Fiction sessions with Ian Nettleton are the ideal choice for more experienced writers with a project in mind, or for anyone seeking a new and exciting creative challenge. Ian has been […]

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February 1, 2020 10:00 am February 1, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Advanced Fiction with Ian Nettleton (three-month course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Looking for advice on how to finalise, edit and polish your work? Ready to take your writing to a more sophisticated level? Our Advanced Fiction sessions with Ian Nettleton are the ideal choice for more experienced writers with a project in mind, or for anyone seeking a new and exciting creative challenge. Ian has been […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 1 February

10am - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

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Workshop
Wednesday 5 February

Poetry Pulse with Anna Cathenka (four-week course)

Our ‘back to basics’ pulse courses are perfect for both first-time writers and more practised writers who wish to refresh their technique. Using a mixture of discussion, writing exercises and (optional) individual feedback, you’ll gain confidence in handling three fundamental elements of your chosen form. ‘Anna’s course gave me tools, techniques and new ways of […]

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February 5, 2020 7:00 pm February 5, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Poetry Pulse with Anna Cathenka (four-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Our ‘back to basics’ pulse courses are perfect for both first-time writers and more practised writers who wish to refresh their technique. Using a mixture of discussion, writing exercises and (optional) individual feedback, you’ll gain confidence in handling three fundamental elements of your chosen form. ‘Anna’s course gave me tools, techniques and new ways of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 5 February

7 - 9pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£75 / £65 conc

Workshop
Friday 7 February

Creating an Online Presence for your Writing

Digital Insights with Leena Norms Online video creator, podcaster, producer and storyteller Leena Norms knows a thing or two about creating a compelling and cohesive online presence. In this session, Leena will present her top tips for using digital platforms – including Twitter, YouTube and more – to showcase your writing, build a community of […]

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February 7, 2020 2:00 pm February 7, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London Creating an Online Presence for your Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Digital Insights with Leena Norms Online video creator, podcaster, producer and storyteller Leena Norms knows a thing or two about creating a compelling and cohesive online presence. In this session, Leena will present her top tips for using digital platforms – including Twitter, YouTube and more – to showcase your writing, build a community of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 7 February

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Hiromi Itō
Workshop
Thursday 20 February

Translating Cultures

What are the issues of translating between two such different cultures and literatures as Japanese and English? What are the challenges and how do translators solve them? Find out more about the art and craft of translation with this informal workshop led by award-winning writers and translators Hiromi Itō, Jeffrey Angles, Motoyuki Shibata and Polly […]

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February 20, 2020 11:00 am February 20, 2020 11:00 am Europe/London Translating Cultures Writers' Centre Norwich –

What are the issues of translating between two such different cultures and literatures as Japanese and English? What are the challenges and how do translators solve them? Find out more about the art and craft of translation with this informal workshop led by award-winning writers and translators Hiromi Itō, Jeffrey Angles, Motoyuki Shibata and Polly […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 20 February

11am - 1pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£15 / £12 conc

Laura Scott
Workshop
Saturday 15 February

Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice? Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, […]

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February 15, 2020 10:00 am February 15, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott Writers' Centre Norwich –

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice? Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 15 February

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

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Workshop
Friday 28 February

The Language of Food with Cara Marks

Exercise your senses and unlock the powerful potential of memory in this half-day workshop which focuses on writing about that most evocative of topics – food. Whether you’re a budding food critic, or delight in sprinkling culinary detail into your fiction, Cara Marks will share approaches and techniques to help you get started in food […]

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February 28, 2020 2:00 pm February 28, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London The Language of Food with Cara Marks Writers' Centre Norwich –

Exercise your senses and unlock the powerful potential of memory in this half-day workshop which focuses on writing about that most evocative of topics – food. Whether you’re a budding food critic, or delight in sprinkling culinary detail into your fiction, Cara Marks will share approaches and techniques to help you get started in food […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 28 February

2 - 5pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Jade Cuttle
Workshop
Saturday 29 February

Read Like a Writer with Jade Cuttle

Creative and sensitive reading is a must-have addition to any writer’s toolkit. Learn how some of the most exciting writers at work today gain inspiration and technique from the books that they love. Join poet, journalist, Ambit editor and Costa Book Awards judge Jade Cuttle as she shares a passage from a book that helped […]

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February 29, 2020 11:00 am February 29, 2020 11:00 am Europe/London Read Like a Writer with Jade Cuttle Writers' Centre Norwich –

Creative and sensitive reading is a must-have addition to any writer’s toolkit. Learn how some of the most exciting writers at work today gain inspiration and technique from the books that they love. Join poet, journalist, Ambit editor and Costa Book Awards judge Jade Cuttle as she shares a passage from a book that helped […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 29 February

11am - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£15 / £12 conc

Shona Lewis
Workshop
Tuesday 3 March

Writing for Wellbeing with Shona Lowes (four-week course)

Curious about how writing can support your physical and mental wellbeing? Following her sold-out workshop last year, writer and clinical psychologist Shona Lowes returns with a four-week course (every Tuesday from 3 March) which will provide you with the tools to help you examine your life and experiences through creative writing. Each week Shona will […]

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March 3, 2020 7:00 pm March 3, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Writing for Wellbeing with Shona Lowes (four-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Curious about how writing can support your physical and mental wellbeing? Following her sold-out workshop last year, writer and clinical psychologist Shona Lowes returns with a four-week course (every Tuesday from 3 March) which will provide you with the tools to help you examine your life and experiences through creative writing. Each week Shona will […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 3 March

7 - 9pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£75 / £65 conc

Colin Grant
Workshop
Saturday 14 March

Life Writing with Colin Grant

Join Colin Grant, author of Homecoming (BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week; a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year) and A Smell of Burning, for this day-long workshop exploring life writing. Through a mixture of discussion and writing exercises, you’ll discover techniques for researching and writing the lives of others, whether they’re admired cultural […]

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March 14, 2020 10:00 am March 14, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Life Writing with Colin Grant Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Colin Grant, author of Homecoming (BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week; a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year) and A Smell of Burning, for this day-long workshop exploring life writing. Through a mixture of discussion and writing exercises, you’ll discover techniques for researching and writing the lives of others, whether they’re admired cultural […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 14 March

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Emma Paterson
Workshop
Friday 20 March

Agent Insights with Emma Paterson

Emma Paterson from Aitken Alexander Associates represents writers across literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry – including Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, short story writer and Guardian columnist Chris Power, and Sunday Times bestseller Otegha Uwagba. In this two-hour session, Emma will share her insights into what agents do, how they find and work with their […]

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March 20, 2020 2:00 pm March 20, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London Agent Insights with Emma Paterson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Emma Paterson from Aitken Alexander Associates represents writers across literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry – including Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, short story writer and Guardian columnist Chris Power, and Sunday Times bestseller Otegha Uwagba. In this two-hour session, Emma will share her insights into what agents do, how they find and work with their […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 20 March

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Nirmalendu Goon
Workshop
Saturday 28 March

Translating Poetry

Try your hand at the craft of poetry translation with this two-hour workshop led by British bilingual poet, storyteller and writer Shamim Azad, and poet, translator and environmental activist Jamie Osborn. Perfect for poets interested in translation and translators interested in poetry. Through practical exercises and informal group discussion, Shamim and Jamie will guide you […]

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March 28, 2020 2:00 pm March 28, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London Translating Poetry Writers' Centre Norwich –

Try your hand at the craft of poetry translation with this two-hour workshop led by British bilingual poet, storyteller and writer Shamim Azad, and poet, translator and environmental activist Jamie Osborn. Perfect for poets interested in translation and translators interested in poetry. Through practical exercises and informal group discussion, Shamim and Jamie will guide you […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 March

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£7 / £4 conc

Irenosen Okojie
Workshop
Saturday 25 April

Writing Short Stories with Irenosen Okojie

Famed for her ‘surreal, brave, ambitious, extraordinary’ (Sunny Singh, Jhalak Prize Judge) style of writing, Irenosen Okojie is a modern master of the short story. Join her in this day-long workshop to learn how she creates rich, multi-layered worlds packed with imagery and imagination – all within a taut and contained form. Through a mix […]

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April 25, 2020 10:00 am April 25, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Writing Short Stories with Irenosen Okojie Writers' Centre Norwich –

Famed for her ‘surreal, brave, ambitious, extraordinary’ (Sunny Singh, Jhalak Prize Judge) style of writing, Irenosen Okojie is a modern master of the short story. Join her in this day-long workshop to learn how she creates rich, multi-layered worlds packed with imagery and imagination – all within a taut and contained form. Through a mix […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 April

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Sarah Bower
Workshop
Friday 1 May

The Alchemy of Research with Sarah Bower

Join novelist and short story writer Sarah Bower for our afternoon session which focuses on the power of research when developing your fiction. Combining writing exercises with informal group discussion, Sarah will share research strategies and writing techniques to help you get under the skin of your characters and create accurate settings that bring your […]

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May 1, 2020 2:00 pm May 1, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London The Alchemy of Research with Sarah Bower Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join novelist and short story writer Sarah Bower for our afternoon session which focuses on the power of research when developing your fiction. Combining writing exercises with informal group discussion, Sarah will share research strategies and writing techniques to help you get under the skin of your characters and create accurate settings that bring your […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 1 May

2 - 5pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc