What happened to Nottingham’s forgotten female authors?

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We’re all familiar with Byron, Sillitoe and DH Lawrence, and their association with the city of Nottingham. What’s less well known is that a host of top female authors hailed from the city too. A new project, organised by Nottingham … Read More

The key to creativity

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As children we are naturally creative, but the disciplines we face as we progress through school, college and career often put constraints on that creativity. I get people coming to my groups who haven’t written since school and are surprised, … Read More

Sniffing out the story

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  We’ve been working through the senses in the group I run at Maggie’s. This week we did smells! I asked people to bring things in that smelt interesting (within reason). Among other things they brought citrus fruits, spices, coffee, … Read More

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