Poetry and Trees

Performance poet, multiple slam champion, musician and CWC member, Jackie Juno, is having a very busy time at the moment. This week, she tells us about some of her recent gigs; and gives details of what’s coming up in the next few weeks, including a very special charity event for trees. Continue reading

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Exeter Literary Festival Part 2

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Bea Hutchings

Back in November, a number of CWC members took part in the Exeter Literary Festival, as organisers, speakers or members of the audience. This week, Bea Hutchings writes about a fascinating crime-based session she attended. Plus, we bring you breaking news about this year’s festival.

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Our 2020 Plans

2020Last week, we brought you some feedback on our 2019 writerly plans. This week, we’re looking forward to the coming year. We have an overview of the group projects for 2020 and individual objectives from three of our members. Continue reading

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How Did We Do In 2019?

2019At the beginning of January last year, we posted the writerly objectives of some of the members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. This week, we catch up with them to see how they got on. There have been some successes; some amended objectives; and a lot of writing to report. Continue reading

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Signing Off for 2019…

Dear All.

Chudleigh Writers’ Circle is going offline for the holidays. Have a great time, whatever your beliefs and whatever your plans. We will be back, with a round-up of this year’s achievements and some plans for 2020, early next month.

 

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Writing and Reading?

CM1In April this year we introduced Celia Moore, one of the members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. She published her debut novel Fox Halt Farm in 2017, and had just launched its sequel. Last time, Celia talked about her decision to self-publish her novels. Today she is going to share her experience of reading her book to an audience for the first time. Continue reading

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Paying Tribute To Melanie Crump

MelanieThis week, Bea Hutchings remembers Devon poet and Bard of Exeter, Melanie Crump, who passed away earlier this year. And there is news of a tribute event coming up this week. Continue reading

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Outspoken!

Chag O!This week’s post comes from Performance Poet, Poetry Slam supremo and CWC member, Jackie Juno, who tells us about an event that happens this coming Wednesday, 4th December, and on the first Wednesday of each month. 

“I had to look it up in my diary – 3 Feb 2016. That was the date of the first Outspoken! Poetry Open Mic evening in Chagford. That’s nearly four years – and every single evening has been a gem, a jewel, a joy! Continue reading

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Jo’s Book Signing

FangThis week, we have news of an exciting event for one of the newer members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle, Jo Elliott. Her children’s book, Fang the Unusual Rabbit, was recently published by Matador. And Jo will be signing copies of the book at the official launch at Waterstones in Newton Abbot this coming weekend. Continue reading

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Exeter Literary Festival Part 1

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Steve Male

The second Exeter Literary Festival took place from 7th to 10th November in a variety of venues across the city. Over the next couple of weeks, we will bring you reports on some of the events. Today, Steve Male talks about an intriguingly-titled session featuring members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. Continue reading

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