November Informal Readout: Plotting in the Pub

Just a quick note to remind our regulars that we're in the back room of the Organ Grinder pub tonight where we will be going through our new collaborative project - characters, plot lines, maps and everything! We've narrowed our choice for our Christmas meal so we'll also be getting some definitive booking info (don't…

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Letter Writing Winners with Clare Harvey

We enjoyed an entertaining evening with historical fiction author Clare Harvey on Thursday 1st November. Clare was the judge of our recent letter writing competition and, as well as announcing the winners, kindly added a few comments to each entry. The aim of the competition was to write a letter to someone who had influenced you, or changed your life, for better or worse, and could be fact or fiction.

Next Meeting: Historical Fiction Author, Clare Harvey

Don't forget that on Thursday 1st November we will be welcoming Clare Harvey back to Newark. Clare is the author of three books set during the Second World War (The Night Raid, The Gunner Girl and The English Agent) and is about to release her fourth, The Escape, which weaves between the final months of…

2018 Poetry Competition Winners

We announced our winners way back in June but held off posting them on here to allow one of the authors to submit their work to another publication. We can now present to you the top three poems on the subject of 'flight' as decided by our lovely judge, Leanne Moden.   In Third Place,…

We’re Going Down The Pub…

Just a quick note to remind everyone that tonight's informal read-back meeting is at the Organ Grinder pub on Portland St, just off the Beaumond Cross / Robin Hood Hotel traffic light junction. We will have a run through anything written to the last prompt ("a series of cascades to rival the falls") or anything…

October Meeting: “Fears & Monsters” with Alex Davis

We're delighted to welcome Alex Davis back to Fosseway Writers this Thursday (4th October). Alex's sessions are always entertaining and informative and this time around we've arranged for him to attend in early October so that you can be inspired to write something dark and scary in time for Halloween.

AGM: Our Plans for 2019

Invest in henchmen, buy some heavy duty weaponry and get a fluffy white cat to stroke inside a secret base. Hang on. That's the 'Survive Brexit' folder. Ahh, here's the AGM news... After hearing the results of the Flash Fiction competition (more on that later), we worked through the agenda and listened to the Treasurer's…