Norway

Jo Elliott and friends…

This week CWC member, Joanne Elliott, shares her reflections on a trip she once made to Norway. (It was to attend a chainsaw competition her husband was taking part in; a great subject for another post maybe?) But for now, she’s sharing this poem, which was written on the airport bus.

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Writing from Home

Maureen Boon

This week, CWC member Maureen Boon tells us about a creative and therapeutic writing project she’s recently completed.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month on the news round-up we have publishing news from two members and an Easter sale on a third member’s books. Plus an update on plans for this year’s Exeter Literary Festival and a reminder of the Short Story Competition.

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Changing Attitude

Celia Moore and friends

This week on the blog, CWC member, Celia Moore, gives us an insight into creating her third novel and how her approach has changed since she first started writing in January 2017.

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Ian Pike: Man of Character

Ian Pike

This week on the blog, CWC member, Paul K Joyce, talks gives us his reaction to a fantastic workshop we held at our February meeting and how it’s inspiring his writing. Our workshop leader was Ian Pike, is a full-time, freelance writer of scripts and published children’s books with over 25 years’ experience. One of his current projects is as a scriptwriter for Have I Got News For You.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month’s round-up includes news of success for two members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle; deadlines for a short story competition and a writing conference early-bird registration; and an update on plans for this year’s Exeter Literary Festival.

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A Second Look

Celia Moore and friends

Chudleigh Writers’ Circle member Celia Moore’s next book will be published in May 2021 and today Celia is sharing her thoughts about having her work edited.

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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

Lynne Lawrie

This week sees a first from Chudleigh Writers’ Circle: we’re bringing you a book review. It’s obviously when you think about it. We’re writers, and most writers are avid readers. So why haven’t we done this before? No idea, frankly. But I suspect this won’t be the last one. To get the ball rolling, CWC member Lynne Lawrie tells us about an fascinating book with an intriguing title.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month’s news covers an exciting online conference; a couple of local short story competitions; and a publishing debut for a former CWC member.

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Battling Self Doubt

This week, CWC member and author of the Fox Halt Farm series, Celia Moore, talks about something that all writers will recognise: the fear our writing is rubbish and no-one will want to read it.

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