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Second session back: 12 September 2016

A two-part morning: Al Watt gave a very thorough talk on how to set about entering writing competitions and submitting work for publication across all kinds of media. Al’s detailed handout will be a valuable resource for members who want … Continue reading

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LWG’s out for summer!

Our ‘end-of- term’ party was the annual Drama Day (9th May), again hosted by Helen at her home. Beautiful clear sunshine meant we were able to enjoy being in the garden throughout, whilst batting away the odd flying lettuce leaf in … Continue reading

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The last meeting in the Masonic! 2/5/16

The group met for the last time in the Masonic Hall. From September, meetings will be held in Largs Library. This session was devoted to members reading their own work. The readings included several short stories, all with strong storylines … Continue reading

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Horror Stories Competition set by Marc Sherland 4th April

Marc said all ten entries were horrible (!) and good fun – some on the lines of a ‘fairytale’, others more ‘gothic horror’. He reiterated ten general rules for horror writing: Be original; follow the accepted rules of the genre; … Continue reading

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SHORT STORY ADJUDICATION: 11th January 2016

Alison reminded us about submissions for The Anthology and Jack set a mini-competition to attract ideas for its cover. Jen said with conviction that there were ten wonderful entries. There was none of that “Oh for the love of God!” … Continue reading

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50 shades of food – 19th October

The session began with an update about our regular venue – the Masonic Bar is available to us for the time being, but it could now make sense to consider other venues. Alison kicked off by reading an extract from … Continue reading

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