There's No Right Way To Write

28th October 2021 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online

Even the very best sometimes stall. In this special, one-off masterclass, children's author, scriptwriter, songwriter and poet Nadine Wild-Palmer invites you to embrace the imperfect and throw out the idea of the imposter by offering tips on how to re-find creative rhythm, recover confidence, and turn dead-ends into new beginnings. It will also give you some great tools to have in your writing kit for when you get a bit stuck and your tried and tested methods for digging yourself out of a tight spot have become a bit stale.

Through practical advice, imaginative exercises and discussion around the complex landscape of language, plot and form, Nadine will show you how to approach your writing when you’re lacking confidence, feeling the fear, or just completely stumped. There’s No Right Way To Write is a masterclass designed to free you from the should, must, can’t, and sense-of-duty that can interfere with your writing!  

This event is for writers of children's fiction and all attendees will receive a unique discount code to purchase a copy of the latest edition of the Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2022 at a discounted rate.

Speaker profiles
Nadine Wild-Palmer

Nadine is a writer and creator of: stories, books, songs, poetry, scripts, comedy, music and theatre. Her debut children's novel The Tunnels Below was published by Pushkin Press in Spring 2019. She loves words and voices, so it only made sense for her to become a Voice-over Artist too. If you watch TV there’s a chance you’ve heard her chatting away on the box at some point, as I’m a Continuity Announcer. Nadine has worked for Channel 4, E4 and Together. Nadine studied Drama and Cultural studies at the University of Sussex before completing her MA in Creative and Critical Writing. She has worked as an Actor professionally touring shows and playing a wide range of roles from a pregnant teenager on the run from a gang in Crossings to Phoebe in Shakespeare’s As you Like It on stage.



Booking & payment

The workshop fee of £30 (incl. VAT) is payable in full online.

This is a live online event which will be presented using video conferencing software. Joining instructions and full guidance will be provided by the W&A Team a week before the event start-date.

Event materials will be made available to attendees for a time-limited period after the event at the author's discretion.

Please note that payment instalment plans are available for all W&A events, writing courses and editing services. Contact W&A Admin on so that we can find a payment schedule that works for you.

Accessible to All

It’s of real importance to Writers & Artists that our events and courses remain accessible to all.

  • Writers & Artists has made up to five bursary places available for this event as part of our accessibility scheme. Please visit our bursaries page for further information about how to apply. All bursary applications must have been submitted for consideration by Sunday 24th October.
  • At the author’s discretion, event materials will be made available to attendees after the masterclass.
  • A link to a recording of the masterclass will be circulated after the event. This will be made available to event attendees only, and for a time-limited period.
  • This event will include written text and visuals. Please contact us in advance so that we can make arrangements to be sure all documents appear in a format that works for you.
  • If you’d like to attend but have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility, then please email



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