My Day at the 2019 Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Nicole J Simms/ February 17, 2019/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 2nd of February 2019, I went to the third annual Wolverhampton Literature Festival. And, this year I took part in the Real Life Stories event, and I attended the ‘How to Find an Agent’ event. I went to the literature festival with some of my Oldbury Writing Group pals (Angela, Andy, Heather, Daniel and new member Tania). Together

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Oldbury Writing Group: Our First Talk at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Nicole J Simms/ March 17, 2018/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 27th January 2018, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members and I took part in the Wolverhampton Literature Festival, where we did a talk on the benefits of joining a writing group. This was the second time we had attended the festival and the second ever Wolverhampton Literature Festival. Having gone to the first literature festival, we were thrilled

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5 Ways to Meet Other Writers

Nicole J Simms/ July 28, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Writers need writers – this is one thing I’ve discovered while on this writing journey. Even though family and friends are supportive, they will never understand what it’s like to be a writer. Writing, for us, can be exciting and torturous at the same time, but even though it might drive us crazy, we can’t give it up. It’s part

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PowWow Festival of Writing 2017

Nicole J Simms/ May 25, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 7th May 2017, I (and the Oldbury Writing Group) had the pleasure of attending the PowWow Festival of Writing for the third time. Yes, the third time. As always, the festival was held in the beer garden at the Prince of Wales pub in Moseley. Over the years there have been literary agents, publishers, novelists, scriptwriters, etc. attending

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