Happy 3rd Birthday Oldbury Writing Group

Nicole J Simms/ August 22, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Today (22nd August 2017) marks Oldbury Writing Group’s third birthday. I can’t believe that it’s been three years since I joined this writing group. Over the years we have done so many amazing things, and I have developed as a writer, especially when it comes to reading my work out to an audience. It doesn’t seem that long ago when

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Oldbury Writing Group Trip – Exploring Wednesbury

Nicole J Simms/ August 15, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On 12th August 2017, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members (Andy Number Two, Angie, and Dave) and I explored Wednesbury, which is a town with a rich history. On our trip, we visited Brunswick Park, Wood Green Cemetery, Ye Olde Leathern Bottel, and the St. Bartholomew’s Church. Angie (our group leader) was our guide for the day, who shared her

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My Trip to the Warstone Lane Cemetery

Nicole J Simms/ August 9, 2017/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On 29th July 2017, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members (Julian, Angie, and Dave) and I visited the Warstone Lane Cemetery in the Jewellery Quarter. Yes, you’ve read that right, we went to visit a cemetery. As weird as this may sound, a cemetery is a perfect place for writers to explore. It’s an ideal setting for a story, thanks

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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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