My First Poetry Open Mic

Nicole J Simms/ May 26, 2018/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 14th May 2018, I went to the poetry open mic at the Britannia Inn. This was the first time I had gone to an open mic, so I was excited but a little nervous. The poetry open mic was organised by the Oldbury Writing Group founder, Angela Garratt and the Cradley Library Writing Group founder, Maddie Williams. I

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From Sunrise to Sunset Book Tour – Museum of Cannock Chase’s VE Day Celebration

Nicole J Simms/ May 16, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On Saturday 6th May 2017, we (the Oldbury Writing Group) took part in the Museum of Cannock Chase’s VE Day Celebration to promote our World War Two anthology titled From Sunrise to Sunset. As I mentioned in my ‘From Sunrise to Sunset Book Launch – My Experience’ post, last year we went to this VE Day event, and because we

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From Sunrise to Sunset

Nicole J Simms/ April 27, 2017/ Published/ 0 comments

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From Sunrise to Sunset is a World War Two anthology of short stories and poems written by the Oldbury Writing Group. This anthology focuses on the people rather than the war as a whole. We hear stories of individuals around the world who fought to survive when all hope seemed lost. And even though fictitious, every story and poem have

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Oldbury Writing Group Book Launch – From Sunrise to Sunset

Nicole J Simms/ April 20, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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After months of planning and preparation, our (The Oldbury Writing Group) book launch is finally here. We will be launching our World War Two anthology of poems and short stories titled From Sunrise to Sunset. The book launch will be on Saturday 22nd April (this Saturday, folks) at the Oldbury Library. And for me, it will be my first book

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