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

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Writing help
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Editing, proof reading, beta reading
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NZ Post rates increase from 1 July 2021

All domestic parcels will now be tracked

(From NZ Post) We know how important it is to have visibility of your parcel on its journey. From 1 July, all parcels sent within New Zealand using NZ Post will be tracked, giving you peace of mind and reassurance from sending to delivery. We are therefore updating our postage information in the online shop.

Art & Culture Runner Up Award in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards – Upper Hutt! 

We are thrilled to be the runner-up in the Art and Culture Award in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. It is wonderful being acknowledged for what we do.

 

Event: Inside Quote Marks – POSTPONED

An opportunity for readers to meet and interact with authors secretly living among us and posing as regular people.
When: date TBC  
Find out more on our event page or on our Facebook page.
Authors sign up for the event by using the online form.

2021 Ngaio Marsh Awards

So exciting to see the 60 books entered in the 2021 Ngaio Marsh Awards this year -books published in 2020. 
Find out more about the Ngaio Marsh Awards on the facebook page and see our blog with the books that we have in the shop entered this year.

Writers Plot Bookclub 2021

Reading challenges for 2021 – follow our bookclub on Facebook or look at the challenge for each month on our webpage. Now that winter is here, what better way to stay warm than by settling in a cosy chair with a book. Find out more about our reading challenge …
On our Facebook page -https://www.facebook.com/writersplotbookclub/
On this website  – https://writersplot.org.nz/writers-plot-bookclub/

 
UPDATE COVID 2021:  Wellington Region is at Level 1 again.
 

We request you consider the following when you enter the shop –
1. Scan the government QR code before entering
2. Sanitise your hands
3. Consider wearing a mask if you have a cold
4. Stay home if you are sick 

If you prefer, you can still shop via our website shop: www.writersplot.org.nz
Or you can phone us or send us an email telling us what you’re after.
Keeping our volunteers and customers safe is our priority so please be patient and be kind to each other. Kia kaha

Writers Plot Writing Groups
We host two writing groups in the shop:
1) every 3rd Saturday of the month at 11 am –  SATURDAY 21 AUGUST – THIS GROUP IS FULL
2) every week for 6 weeks Thursdays at 11 am – WEDNESDAY 28JULY
Talk with other writers, get some feedback from the group on your work.
Get a challenge, to work on and share.

Tell us what do you need from a writing group.
All welcome, refreshments provided. $5

Wairarapa Word –
Register with Wairarapa Word on Facebook to join
Hosted by Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton.
Supported by Carterton District Creative Communities Scheme.

What else?
A Book a Month book club—a great Christmas or birthday idea
Kids luck dip books $15

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