Theatre and Poetry Return

Bea Hutchings

This week, Bea Hutchings, Chair of CWC, brings us up to date on what’s happening in her life in the next few days.

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Writerly News Round-Up

Let’s pretend it’s still October and this is the latest month-end round-up of writerly news. We have two book launches; a special deal on a third book; your last chance to get tickets for ExeLitFest; news from various writerly support organisations of opportunities around at the moment; a reminder about the latest ALCS deadline; and a festive fundraiser for a great cause.

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Writing Good Dialogue Part 2

Suzanne McConaghy

This week we bring you the second part in a short series on writing dialogue by CWC Treasurer, Suzanne McConaghy who spends a lot of time researching how to improve her writing. She accepts there can be a big gap between knowing the theory and making it work in practice, and feels she might not have quite got there herself yet. But hopefully, these insights will be useful to all of us.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month, we bring you an update on performance and publication from members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle; news of the exhibition for the second Joints Arts Project; information on the upcoming Exeter Literary Festival, including a fantastic opening event for anyone interested in climate change and green issues (and that’s all of us, isn’t it?). Plus a chance to showcase your writing at a Quay Words event; and a hosts of opportunities from Literature Works.

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Writing Good Dialogue Part 1

CWC Treasurer, Suzanne McConaghy spends a lot of time researching how to improve her writing and in this new series of posts bout dialogue, she’s going to share some of the lessons she’s learned. She accepts there can be a big gap between knowing the theory and making it work in practice, and feels she might not have quite got there herself yet. But hopefully, these insights will be useful to all of us.

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Writerly News Round-Up

We have a bumper edition this month, with news of publications, performance opportunities, music-making, competitions, and much more. Read on for all the news…

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On Reading Hemmingway

Lynne Lawrie

This week, Lynne Lawrie muses on her reactions when reading one of the giants of twentieth century literature. What do you think? Do you agree with Lynne; or do you have a counter view?

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Nature Writing for Performance

This week, Maureen Boon talks about a recent couple of workshops she’s taken part in at the Custom House on Exeter Quay.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month we have news of a step forward for the group; a new book in search of Advance Readers; a short story competition closing very soon; and an Art Exhibition featuring some of our friends.

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Mother’s Elastic Stockings

Brenda (Bea) Hutchings

This week, writer, performance poet and CWC Chair, Brenda Hutchings, shares one of her poems with us, and tells us a bit about her writing and performing life at the moment.

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