Write what you don’t know. Review of Emily Koch’s talk.

Blog by Dionne Hargreaves. The usual advice is to write what you know but author, Emily Koch suggested write about what you don’t know. Why? Because it will make the

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Review of How Far We Fall by Grace Palmer

A retelling of Macbeth. Jane Shemilt takes us inside the operating theatre and the animal lab, to Jura and to Hampstead Heath in this modern reworking of Macbeth in her

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Review of Tyler Keevil’s talk, Music & The Muse by Amanda Read

How music can help writers Award-winning author, Tyler Keevil, brought music to a sultry summer NovelNights in Bristol. His talk explored how music can influence the way writers work. Tyler

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An evening of raw honesty by Colette Hill

The busy April session kicked off with three dazzling readings by professional wordsmiths – a playwright, a music writer and a fashion and beauty editor, all reading from their debut

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Twenty years disruption in the book trade

‘There has been twenty years disruption in the book trade.’ Jon Woolcott’s talk at Novel Nights gave a fascinating insight into the publishing landscape from the scrapping of the net

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Novel Nights comes to Bath by Amanda Read

Four years ago, Grace Palmer wanted somewhere to meet other authors: a place to share and receive writerly advice, to showcase the work of local writers. Not finding what she

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The lines between truth and fiction by Lesley Richardson

Mimi Thebo died when she was 14. She was in a car crash and died for about eight minutes. Her best friend was behind the wheel and never forgave herself,

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Write a life-changing novel November 2017 by Colette Hill

In November, Novel Nights marked its fourth birthday with a sell-out session at the Square Club in Bristol. The packed crowd included MA students and alumni from Bath Spa, academics,

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