Waterstones

Waterstones
1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR
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29 Seconds With Tm Logan

Waterstones Nottingham is delighted to welcome back local author TM Logan to talk about his brand new book ***29 Seconds***. We sat down with TM last year to launch his spectacular debut ***LIES***, to a full house in the Sillitoe Room, while it was already riding high as an eBook chart-topper the author's expectations…

Thu 8 Mar

Free / 0115 947 0069

Blindefellows Chronicle With Auriel Roe

At Midday on 31st August, Sedgewick, the new history master arrives at Blindefellows, former charity school for poor, blind boys, now a second division private boarding school for anyone who can pay. The naïve newcomer is quickly taken under the wing of the rumbustious, philandering Japes, master of physics, who soon…

Wed 7 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

Catharine Arnold In Conversation With John Holmes

***Pandemic 1918** *is the story of one of the most deadly epidemics in history. As war raged in Europe, Influenza devastated the population, yet much of the reality was suppressed and kept hidden from the public as the Powers feared that if the news got out, the decline in morale would have an impact equivalent to the…

Fri 26 Jan

Free / 0115 947 0069

Commercial Writing With Caroline Bell Foster

You will learn how to develop your writing muscles in this fun, interactive six-week course, with exercises and advice throughout. We will explore all those elements that will make your novel commercially attractive for publishers and agents, from character development and settings to dialogue usages, and how to make…

Mon 29 Jan

£120 / 0115 947 0069

A Compassionate Voice Stripped Bare

***Stripped Bare** *is the inspirational true story of Nottingham author Sharon Bull, catapulted into self-destruction after battling with mental health issues and spending addiction, lifting the lid on the toxic effects society can have on people's lives and the pressure we put on ourselves. It also directly confronts…

Fri 23 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

The Crime Writer's Casebook

Join us in the Sillitoe Room as we welcome crime writer * Stephen Wade * and retired Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Gibbon to talk about their brand new book. ***The Crime Writers Casebook** *is an essential reference guide to anyone writing a thriller, with full introductions to the methods used in police…

Sat 21 Apr

Free / 0115 947 0069

Death Cafe

Like a coffee morning but with less banal pleasantries and forced smiles, Death Cafe is more of a forthright discussion about your views on death and dying. The idea being that if we all confront the very real, and very impending nature of our own mortality, we can make the most of our finite existence. And having tea…

Fri 23 Mar

Free / 0115 947 0069

Defining Moments Book Launch

“You wake up every morning to fight the demons that left you so tired the night beofre, and that, my love, is bravery” ***Defining Moments** *is the latest publication from Nottingham Community Publisher Global Wordsmiths, with proceeds from this event going to the charity Double Impact. The book forms part of the…

Sun 18 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

Ebooks & Beyond With Pippa Hennessy & Niki Valentine

Self-publishing is easy these days, - it seems everyone's doing it. It's one of the quickest ways of getting your writing to market. But it comes with it's own problems that the writer has to navigate. Pippa Hennessy will teach you the basics of publishing your writing as an eBook while Niki Valentine will show you how…

Sat 27 Jan

£70 / 0115 947 0069

Editing With Victoria Villasenor

Every writer has unique issues they have to weed out of their manuscripts. Point-of-view problems, character conflation, even the dreaded adverb problems. This course will help you identify the potential issues in your manuscript so you can make your story come to life. This course is suitable for those who already…

Sat 17 Mar

£140 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Clare Harvey

Clare Harvey is the best-selling author of Gunner Girl, The English Agent, and now, her latest novel ***The Night Raid***. Gunner Girl opened in wartime London where a group of women all living very different lives, find their separate ways to the Auxilliary Territorial Service, divided in peacetime by culture and…

Mon 12 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Joanna Cannon

We're delighted to welcome back the best-selling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, Joanna Cannon, who will join us in the Sillitoe Room on the fourth floor of Waterstones Nottingham to talk about her second novel ***Three Things about Elsie***. Wine and refreshments will be served at this event, Please ask…

Wed 7 Mar

£3 / 0115 947 0069

The Fantastically Beastly Party

With quizzes, games, refreshments and prizes for the best costume, come and celebrate the magical world of witchcraft and wizardry in Fantastically Beastly fashion! Running from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, wizards, witches and muggles of all ages are welcome! Entry to this event is free!

Thu 1 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

Mass At The Church Of Stuart Pearce

Part-personal memoir, part-cultural history, ***The Church of Stuart Pearce * and Other Stories***, is the personal recollections of Nottingham native and lifetime Forest fan * Rich Fisher, from three hour car journeys with European Cup Winning Captain John McGovern to accidentally starting a religion around a certain…

Thu 15 Mar

Free / 0115 947 0069

Radio Moments With David Lloyd

David Lloyd joins us in the Sillitoe Room to talk about his new book ***Radio Moments***, the fascinating history of radio in Nottingham from its 1920s roots, with '5NG', based immediately opposite Waterstones on Bridlesmith Gate, to the present day. Hear of the launch of BBC local radio 50 years ago, the early…

Tue 6 Feb

Free / 0115 947 0069

Short Stories, - Writing On With Megan Taylor

This course will offer further exercised and prompts to provide inspiration to help you fine-tune your craft. There will be advice and techniques to help you write brand new short stories as well as revising and submitting your drafts. Suitable as a follow-on to our previous course on short story writing but also for…

Sat 3 Feb

£120 / 0115 947 0069

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