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Remembering Elisabeth Standen

We were very sorry to hear that Elisabeth Standen died this week. Elisabeth had been a regular at Novel Nights since it started and her …

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Book Review: The Silent Treatment

What a love story. The concept for this book is clever.  A middle aged couple don’t speak to each other for six months, despite loving …

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Book Review of To Tell You the Truth

To Tell You the Truth by Gilly Macmillan is a witty, layered novel with a professional crime writer as protagonist. This peep behind the curtain …

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The Novel Nights Book Club – watch again

In our book club we chat to authors about their newly published novels our audience can ask questions. Watch the Darren O’Sullivan interview with advice …

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Anna Vaught on her novel, Saving Lucia

Novel Nights interviews Anna Vaught, whose third novel, Saving Lucia, was published by Bluemoose Books on the 30th April 2020. Saving Lucia is based on …


Novel Competitions 2020

An overview of novel competitions across the UK with closing dates for submissions. Good luck   Competition What they say Closing Date  Website Link    …

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Book Review: Magpie Lane by Lucy Atkins

This is a superbly written novel with metaphoric intensity  that is never overdone – ‘lying on her back like a tiny medieval knight on a tomb.’  …

Mimi Thebo 2020

How Do We Find The Right Stories? A blog by Mimi Thebo

Twelve years ago, I dreamed a dejected boy, under a tree, where grassy hills led to a dramatic mountain range. I watched him build his …

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Know what stories to tell with Dr Mimi Thebo

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Using research in historical fiction with Kim Sherwood. A Novel Nights and Bath Festival event

Novel Nights hosts an evening of readings by emerging writers followed by a discussion of craft with shortlisted Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, Kim …

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Exeter Novel NightsMasterclass

Masterclass with Dr Ben Smith – The importance of landscape and setting in fiction

In this practical writing masterclass we will explore the role of setting and place in fiction, not just as a backdrop to events, but as …

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Exeter Novel Nights

Exeter Novel Nights Open Mic and Social

9th March from 7 – 9pm at Exeter Phoenix. Put your name in the hat for a chance of a 5-minute reading slot or simply …