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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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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Review of Book Blogging 101

Our talented guest speaker and blogger, Jackie Law headlined in February. Here’s part one of her blog about the event. Read Jackie’s review of the evening on her website. Never

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How to Keep Writing Your Novel  ©Martine McDonagh

How to Keep Writing Your Novel ©Martine McDonagh  I’m not one for offering tips, but as I struggle to reconvene working after a few weeks away this seems like an

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Novel Nights review by Dionne Hargreaves

Happy birthday Novel Nights – by Dionne Hargreaves Novels nights celebrated its fifth birthday in a way that it knows best. We were treated to a night of five very

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Author talks in 2019 at Novel Nights

During November and December, we start planning events for 2019. It’s been a bumper year, after taking Novel Nights to Bath and programming more sell-out events. Do you want more

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Take Your Time by Dionne Hargreaves

Take your Time – by Dionne Hargreaves Nikesh Shukla advised writers to “Take your time” at Novel nights on 24th October, part of the Bristol Festival of Literature programme. The

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