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Friday   7th September 2018

10 am - 12 noon

Focussed writing session - Short prose and poetry on theme of 'Transformations' for October critique. To be led by member/s.

Friday   5th October 2018

10 am - 12.30pm

Janet Berenson - Writer, poet and tutor. Critique and discussion of member's prose and poetry on 'Transformations'.

Friday   2nd November 2018

10 am - 12 noon

EGM followed by Read Around - Theme (optional) is 'Behind the wall'.

Writing Competition

Friday  7th December 2018

10 am - 12.30pm

Jo Coleman - Doctoral Student/Associate Tutor Birkbeck College. Writing a Monologue for Radio - Introduction and workshop.  

Friday  4th January 2019
10 am - 1 pm
Prose and Poetry Competition 2019
Optional theme for this year's competition is 'Subversion' - once again we are not allocating a meeting for the setting of the competition.
Poetry 30 lines maximum, Prose 2000 words maximum. Entries to show membership number only, and include £3 fee for each entry to Rania Aidley, by Friday 1st February 2019.
Carol Hedges - Author. 'Murder and Mayhem' - a morning of crime fiction, followed by New Year's party.

Friday   1st February 2019

10am - 12.30pm

Suzie Dean - Author and Tutor. Short story writing - followed by workshop.This meeting was cancelled due to bad weather - competition deadline extended to 8 Feb.

Friday   1st March 2019

10 am - 12 noon

Suzie Dean - Author and Tutor. Short story writing - followed by workshop. Re scheduled from 1 Feb

Friday   5th April 2019

10 am - 12 noon

John Mole - Announcing the winners of the prose and poetry competition..

Friday   3rd May 2019
10am  - 12 noon
Read Around  - Theme (optional) is 'Disposal'. Try Flash Fiction. 

Friday   7th June 2019

10am  - 12 noon

Michael King - Poetry tutorial. 

Friday   5th July 2019 

10 am - 1 pm

AGM followed by Read Around and Party.


Summer break until Friday 6th September 2019
Meeting attendance fees:    Members - £2      Non-members - £4 (Readaround)     £5 (Guest Speaker)