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Writers' Centre Norwich.
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From 25th October-23rd November, Season offers three weeks
of high quality writing workshops with experienced and inspiring
tutors, and a final weekend, Connected, where you will be put in
touch with the best of the industry and of yourself.
New Writing Season 2008 offers high quality workshops with
some of the best writers and tutors around.
Featuring weekend-long Masterclasses, Daycourses, Manuscript
Consultations, as well as a whole weekend’s worth of one-off events
Connected, New Writing Season 08 is for those who are
serious about improving their writing and finding a way up to the
Click on the yellow highlights to find out more about the
For an overview of all the courses available, click on the
timetable link above.
Contemporary novelist Matt
Thorne will host a two day workshop on how to write truly
contemporary and exciting 21st Century Fiction.
Lousie Doughty will lead a
Masterclass weekend on plotting and narrative structure, focusing
on the architecture of writing and how to become a better critic of
your own work.
Successful novelists Tahmina Anam and Joe Treasure lead a day
course guiding writers through decisions on the building blocks of
their first novels.
Writers can apply to take part in Hugo Williams' (late
change from Alan Jenkins) Masterclass - exploring ideas about
what constitutes good poetry, and how to arrive there.
Mimi Khalvati will look at poetic forms in some depth in her
Masterclass, focusing her honed eye on rhyme and repetition.
Performance poet Patience Agbabi will offer a range of practical
skills on her day course on performance.
Poetry Manuscript Workshops will be available with the great
Clare Pollard and James Byrne. Working together, this high energy
team are bound to offer discerning insights into your work, the
fruits of which you could show off at the Season Poetry
Oscar winning Jonathan Myerson offers insights on writing for
the small screen – (those interested should sign up quickly).
One-To-One Manuscript Surgery with The Writers
Our Season special offer is cut price sessions with experts from
The Writers Practice. These seasoned writers offer feedback across
a range of styles and genres, and offer valuable industry insights
on how work can get best published.
The final weekend of New Writing Season offers sessions with
Agents (from Curtis Brown, Johnson and Alcock and AP Watt),
insights from international writers Erica Wagner and Giles Foden,
networking, and detailed sessions on the world of gaming and wider
online opportunities. Featured experts include BBC pundit Bill
Thompson, writer Naomi Alderman, Penguins Digital man Jeremy
Ettinghausen and Tony Cook of ABC Tales and Booktribes.com. It is a
weekend bound to connect you to the best of yourself and the
ABC Tales Competition and Reading
Log on to ABC Tales and join in the special Season competition,
where your work will be judged by writers and Season participants,
and you win prizes, and the chance to take part in the Season