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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

The most engaging writers are often the most attentive readers. This Saturday morning spend some time in the excellent company of Costa Book Award judge and Ambit editor Jade Cuttle, as she explores how you can find inspiration from and enhance your writing technique through reading the writers that you love. Through quick, practical examples […]

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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 –

The most engaging writers are often the most attentive readers. This Saturday morning spend some time in the excellent company of Costa Book Award judge and Ambit editor Jade Cuttle, as she explores how you can find inspiration from and enhance your writing technique through reading the writers that you love. Through quick, practical examples […]

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

Laura Scott
Workshop
Saturday 2 May

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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May 2, 2020 10:00 am May 2, 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 2 May

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Mitch Johnson
Workshop
Friday 22 May

Writing Children’s Fiction with Mitch Johnson

Children’s literature is a diverse, exciting and popular genre. Join Mitch Johnson, the award-winning debut writer of Kick, as he offers his expert advice on how to write bold, authentic stories for adventurous young readers aged 8 – 12 years.  Our workshops are friendly, constructive and informal; offering techniques on how to kick-start your creativity, […]

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May 22, 2020 10:00 am May 22, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Writing Children’s Fiction with Mitch Johnson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Children’s literature is a diverse, exciting and popular genre. Join Mitch Johnson, the award-winning debut writer of Kick, as he offers his expert advice on how to write bold, authentic stories for adventurous young readers aged 8 – 12 years.  Our workshops are friendly, constructive and informal; offering techniques on how to kick-start your creativity, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 22 May

10am - 12pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc

Cathy Rentzenbrink
Workshop
Saturday 23 May

Life Writing Workshop with Cathy Rentzenbrink

Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of the Sunday Times-bestselling memoir The Last Act of Love (shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize), will share her top tips and techniques for writing about personal memories and experience. A friendly, informal session featuring discussion and writing exercises. To view more workshops, click here. Cathy Rentzenbrink was born in Cornwall, grew […]

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May 23, 2020 10:00 am May 23, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Life Writing Workshop with Cathy Rentzenbrink Writers' Centre Norwich –

Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of the Sunday Times-bestselling memoir The Last Act of Love (shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize), will share her top tips and techniques for writing about personal memories and experience. A friendly, informal session featuring discussion and writing exercises. To view more workshops, click here. Cathy Rentzenbrink was born in Cornwall, grew […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 23 May

10am - 12pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc