Upcoming Writerly Events

What's OnThis week, there’s news of a whole host of writerly events coming up in the next few weeks, several of which feature members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. Whether you are into poetry or prose, there’s bound to be something of interest in this eclectic mix. So get those diaries out…

Continue reading

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Literary Festival, Member events, Member News, Writers' resources

Now We Are Ten (Really)

IMG_1639Today’s blog post is brought to us by CWC Treasurer, Elizabeth Ducie, who has a bit of a confession to make. Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Member events, Member News

Swanwick 2019 Part 2

LogoLast week we heard from Steve Male about his Swanwick 2019 highlights. This week, it’s the turn of Bea Hutchings to take up the story, although one incident in particular is common to both accounts. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference, Meeting report, Member events, Training, Writers' resources

Swanwick 2019 Part 1

LogoLast month, three members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle, Bea Hutchings, Steve Male and Elizabeth Ducie, headed north towards Derbyshire to attend the 71st annual Writers’ Summer School at The Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick. Over the next two weeks, we will bring your just a flavour of the week of writerly activities. This week we hear from Steve: Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference, Member News, Training, Writers' resources

Margaret Visits Sakhalin Island

Margaret BThis week, CWC member, Margaret Barnes takes us across many miles and back more than 100 years, to a particularly harsh time in Russian history. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Member News, Travel

The ‘My World, Your World, Our World, Exhibition

ExhibitionThis week, in the final report on this year’s Chudfest activities, Chudleigh Writers’ Circle Secretary, Diana Moyse talks about this year’s Church Exhibition and the contribution made by CWC members. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Literary Festival, Member events, Member News

The Family Is Complete

Chudleigh Writer’s Circle Treasurer, Kate McCormick, has been very busy lately. Writing under her pen name of Elizabeth Ducie, she has finally finished her series of manuals on business skills for writers. Kate strongly believes anyone who writes professionally needs the skills to run a small business in addition to their creative abilities.  Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Medieval Murder and Jeopardy In The Chudfest Marquee

Blog PostIn the third and final part of our report on the ninth Chudleigh Literary Festival, held on 10th July in the Chudfest Marquee, CWC member, Maureen Williams takes us back to a thrilling and inspiring evening featuring medieval murder and jeopardy. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference, Literary Festival, Meeting report, Member events

Dragons and Networking

DragonIn the second of three reports on the ninth Chudleigh Literary Festival, held earlier this month, we’re focusing on the afternoon’s activities for writers, ably compered by Jackie Juno. We bring you results of the Face the Chudleigh Dragons competition, and feedback from some of the people involved. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Competitions, Conference, Literary Festival, Meeting report, Member events, Member News, Writers' resources

Insults Fly In Chudleigh…

Todd 2Over the next few weeks, we’re going to relive some of the highlights of the recent Literary Festival, held as part of the Summer Spectacular of Chudfest and Carnival. This week, long-time member and former Chair of Chudleigh Writers, Manny Lewis, takes us back in time, as she talks about the workshop on writing historic fact and fiction, given by local historian Dr Todd Gray.

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Conference, Literary Festival, Meeting report, Member events, Writers' resources