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Guest blog: From startup to success – Making the first impression

Aaron Dicks, MD of Impression Digital, drops by to talk about his reasons for being here:  When we formed Impression in November 2012, there was a lot of excitement for startup businesses, particularly around the Creative Quarter project with the funding and regeneration it promised. Nottingham doesn’t have a UK top 100 agency yet, unlike its… Read More

Great Stories? Start here

[Creative Nottingham welcomes guest posts from the creative community. Today’s post is from Andrew Kells from the Nottingham Writers Studio and the images are from him and Pippa Hennessy. Andrew writes tall and short stories for young and old readers, and has recently been published in the Boo Books anthology ‘After the Fall’ and the… Read More

Guest blog – L.D. Lapinski reviews The Writers’ Conference

‘Daydreams are a place to escape into…’ –Matt Haig ‘Ask not what the writing industry can do you for. Ask instead what you can do for the writing community.’ – Jon McGregor Organised by Writing East Midlands, the first WEM Writers’ Conference sold out within weeks of being advertised, even without the final programme of… Read More

Emcon – my lovely day

I won’t dwell on the negative, so much has already been said, tweeted & facebooked about the endless queues, the poor layout, the shambolic organisation, the turning people away, the overselling tickets, the disappointment and outrage. Just look for the #emcon hashtag if you want to delve deeper. In spite of everything, we had a… Read More