Waterstones

Waterstones
1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR
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Between The Sheets: Erotic Fiction One-Day Writers' Workshop

This fun, informative one-day course is open to writers at all levels and is for those who want to learn how to write erotica and what to do with it once it’s written. What makes for good erotica writing? What makes erotica one of the best-selling markets? How do you write it believably? In this fun, one day course, we’ll…

Loving The Life Less Lived: A Book Launch

Local author * Gail Mitchell * joins us to launch her brand new book, ***Loving** the Life Less Lived. * Join us in the Sillitoe Room at Waterstones Nottingham for the launch of this new book from local writer Gail Mitchell, where the author will be talking about the new book and taking questions before signing…

Thu 26 Jan 2017

The Perfect Murder - Crime Writers' Crash Course

A unique opportunity to delve into the exciting world of crime writing with two leading experts in the field. Join former Senior Police Detective, Stuart Gibbon in the morning session for an engaging workshop taking you through the scenario of the discovery of a body to the detention of a suspect. Areas covered will…

Picture Books & Middle Grade One-Day Writers' Workshop

This one day workshop, taught by Jonathan Emmett and Helena Pielichaty, gives an introduction to writing for preschool and primary age children. Jonathan Emmett has written over thirty picture books for preschool and primary age. He will talk about the challenges and rewards of writing picture books, outline the…

Reading For Writing - A Writers' Research Course

Reading is an essential part of writing and can help us become better writers. In this exciting new six-week course participants will be encouraged to write creative pieces in response to the work of established novelists and short story writers. Editorial advice and feedback will also be given on work produced during the…

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Rory Clements, In Conversation

Shrugging off Tudor troubles for the intrigue of the 20th Century, ***Corpus***, the gripping new thriller from Rory Clements takes deep into the heart of a conspiracy in the governments of pre-war Europe. Spain is sliding inexorably towards civil war, Russia is in the clutches of the Stalinist Terror, the Nazis, now in…

Mon 13 Feb 2017

The Short Of It: Short Story Writing Advanced, - The Portfolio

One of the great things about short stories is that they can be written in a short time frame. In this intensive, six-week writing course, you’ll be encouraged to write several short stories throughout, all while being given tools to make your short stories come alive on the page. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a…

The Short Of It: Short Story Writing Intermediate Course

What can you do to make your short stories even better? How can you create short stories that engage a reader? In this four-week, mid-level short story course, we’ll discuss next-level elements of story creation, and develop a short story you can work with toward publication. Suitable for writers with some experience.

Values & Ethics In Fiction One-Day Writers' Workshop

This workshop focuses on the role of fiction writers as social observers and commentators. As such, it is concerned with moral meaning: What is the underlying moral message of your story? Why does it matter? How can your writing help to create a more comprehensible human experience? The day will be organised around…

Writing Blogs And Audience Building One-Day Writers' Workshop

This workshop is for anyone who interested in blogging. If you’re looking for inspiration to get started or to get back into the swing of things, as well as steer and support with what to write, how to write, how often to write, and whom to write for, this workshop is for you. We will explore writing blogs and cover…

Writing Your Novel - Revising And Submitting

Whether you’re a new writer wondering where to begin or an experienced author seeking fresh inspiration, this playful, practical and supportive course aims to offer help and advice on writing, revising and submitting your novel. Each week we’ll be exploring, encouraging and editing your words, taking your manuscript from…

Writing Your Novel - Writing And Workshopping

Whether you’re a new writer wondering where to begin or an experienced author seeking fresh inspiration, this playful, practical and supportive five-week course aims to offer help and advice on writing, revising and submitting your novel. Each week we’ll be exploring, encouraging and editing your words, taking your…

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