Appeal for help

Nottingham Writers’ Studio is experiencing a period of immediate, short-term financial pressure while it seeks funding and transitions to a CIC. Donations are urgently needed support the ongoing running of the studio, for the benefit of the members, staff, and visitors.

A members organisation for professional writers in Nottingham

  • The only dedicated writing facility of its kind in the UK

  • Courses and workshops, agent one-to-ones, and mentoring

  • Meet other writers for networking and support

  • Private offices, room hire, and 24/7 coworking space

  • Opportunities for emerging and mid-career writers

  • Independent non-profit in the heart of the Creative Quarter

Upcoming courses

How to get published

Saturdays from 20 January, 10:00-12:00, four-week course

Finishing a novel means facing a whole new world of queries, agents, synopses, rejections, etc. that can be daunting even for those expecting it. This series of workshops is designed to demystify the process of submitting your work to agents and editors.

Competition day

Saturday 13 January, 10:00-18:00

On-the-spot competitions for short stories, flash fiction, and poetry. Use this informal, structured writing time to rack up your word count, exchange ideas and meet like-minded people. Prompts provided and prizes to be won.