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Writing is a broad church. So here’s our eclectic overview of books of the month, resources for writers, helpful tips and great ways of boosting your creativity.

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Jai Verma: Half a Century Bringing Cultures Closer

It's the Nottingham Mela this weekend, with a brilliant

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Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Sophie Diver's first play, 'Cupboard' debuts tonight on BBC Radio 4 Extra. She explains how a BBC scheme helped her to take if off the page and onto...

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Writeresque For Print
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Writeresque: Fearless, Fascinating and Unique.

A new literary magazine has launched in Notts and, judging by the quality of its first issue, has a great future. If you're a reader, here's more...

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No Princesses: Sky Mirror Writing Competition Winner

The winner of our Sky Mirror Writing Competition, ran in partnership with Nottingham Playhouse, is this wonderful short story from Lucy Campion.

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Notts Playhouse
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Sky Mirror Writing Competition: Under 16s winner

The judges of our Sky Mirror competition loved this touching story from Devesh, and duly awarded it the winner of the Under 16's category.

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Notts Playhouse
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Sky Mirror Writing Competition: Uh-oh

We recently ran a competition with Nottingham Playhouse for writers to be inspired by the iconic local landmark, Anish Kapoor's Sky Mirror. We...

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Reading Unlocked with David Belbin

Our chair, David Belbin, writes about his May reading, in and out of lockdown.

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World Book Night: A Class Act

It's World Book Night today, and Dr Becky Cullen wants you to join in the celebrations

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Holmes Service

John Holmes has been keeping BBC Radio Nottingham listeners rapt for many years, and now has a brilliant memoir out about his adventures. David...

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