World building with author, Cynan Jones

Join us for an evening with award-winning writer Cynan Jones the same week as the publication of his short story collection Stillicide, originally commissioned by BBC Radio 4 and aired

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Review Writing a Novella-in-Flash & Writers’ Showcase

‘A novella in flash can only be as strong as its weakest story,’ said Michael Loveday the guest author at Novel Nights in May. This wise advice makes a lot

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Pitching to an agent at CrimeFest by Merlin Goldman

Merlin Goldman read at January’s Writer’s Showcase. We asked him to blog about his experiences of pitching to a literary agent at CrimeFest I attended CrimeFest between the 9th and

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Masterclasses Narrative Arc and Show not Tell with Susan Elderkin

About Novel Nights Masterclasses: Small class sizes so you’ll get individual attention Taught by MA level lecturers who love teaching Taught by experienced novelists Expert help to supercharge your writing

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Masterclass: Forging the Short Story with Tom Vowler

A masterclass on the short story designed to power your writing. About Novel Nights Masterclasses: Small class sizes so you’ll get individual attention Taught by expert academics who love teaching

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Book review of Melanie Golding’s ‘Little Darlings’

Our guest book review is by Amanda Read. A creepy psychological thriller shot through with dark folklore. Lauren is convinced a strange woman is out to switch Lauren’s newborn twins

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Novel Nights receives Arts Council Funding

Novel Nights is thrilled to announce that we have received Arts Council funding this year. This work will support writing masterclasses, expand our reach into digital projects,  and develop the

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Review of Novel Night’s First Ever Open Mic

Reading in front of an audience can be nerve-wracking and most novelists never get a chance to do it unless they’ve been published. At Novel Nights we wanted to change

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