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Writers Plot Bookshop – A unique independent New Zealand bookshop for Indie publishers, authors and discerning readers

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Waitangi Day 2019

Reading about Early settlement in NZ – we have a selection of non-fiction and fiction that are based on real events (from diaries and letters) – view the books on our site.

Summer Reading for Kids

Looking for recommendations for children’s (7+ years) books? Check out the books on our blog.

Or if you are looking for picture books we have new titles in the store and can see them on the latest blog – picture books to grow readers.

Self help Workbooks for 2019 goals

New year, new start. We have workbooks and self help books that you can start any time it doesn’t have to be in January. Both fun and serious, business related or personal, aimed a kids and teens or adults, for as long as you like or short term – we have a wonderful selection. Link for work booksLink for self help books.

Though you might do some writing this year or wondering how to get published – we have books on Writing and publishing at this link.

Writer’s Plot Readers Read Incorporated Society

If you want to have a say in how we are run, have ideas or suggestions for growing the organisation and shop we would love to hear from you. To join the society the application forms are found on the About Us page or email us.

Writers Plot Writing Group

Cat Connor (Upper Hutt author of the byte series) will be hosting a writing group in the shop, every 3rd Saturday of the month. Talk with other writers, get some feedback from the group on your work. Tell us what do you need from a writing group. All welcome, refreshments provided. $5  Next meeting – 16th February 2019.

Wairarapa Word

First Sunday of the month at 3pm – Carterton Events Centre
Featured writers and open mic. Entry by koha
To check what events are on – Follow Wairarapa Word on Facebook
Hosted by Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton.
Supported by Carterton District Creative Communities Scheme.

Upper Hutt Bookclub

Enjoy reading and would like to belong to a book club?
Book Club here in Upper Hutt — see Meetup.com
Put ‘Upper Hutt Book Club’ in the search, there is a meeting scheduled every month.

South Wairarapa Book & Wine Club

A new group to discuss a good book and try some of the local food at wine – at a different restaurant in the South Wairarapa. Check it out on Meetup.com 

What else?

A Book a Month book club—a great Christmas or birthday idea
Rent a desk for the day in the shop—refreshments and Internet access provided
Editing/proofing/beta reading services available at competitive costs
Publishing assistance provided
Kids luck dip books $15
Secret Santa books $20 (already wrapped)

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