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

Buy new books!

Meet authors

Writing help


We will be closed Mondays

Books will still be available for purchase on line, via the website shop on line pages.

Castlepoint lighthouseWriting Retreat

We are planning a writing retreat at Castlepoint – September 11 – 13, 2020

Please email us at writersplotreadersread@outlook.com with expressions of interest – more details to come and will be posted in the Workshops and Retreats page.

Writers Plot Writing Group

We host two writing groups in the shop:
1) every 3rd Saturday of the month at 11 am – Next meeting – 21 March 2020.
2) every week for 6 weeks Thursdays at 11 am – Next meeting – 27 February 2020.
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


Spies Publishing has partnered with Brain Bunny Workshops – Creative Writing Classes for Children to bring you
They will edit, format and print your child’s story (and illustrations) into beautiful books, for you, your friends and family to treasure forever.
If you’d like to know more about the service we’re offering, you can find out more in this video,
or email info@spiespublishing.co.nz.

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.

What else?

A Book a Month book club—a great Christmas or birthday idea
Editing/proofing/beta reading services available at competitive costs
Publishing assistance provided
Kids luck dip books $15

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