Monthly Archives: June 2019

Meet The Members: Kate aka Elizabeth

I’ve been introducing the weekly blog posts for a while now, but suddenly realised I’d not introduced myself properly. I’m Kate McCormick, founding member and Treasurer of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. In October, I will be stepping down after ten years as a member of the organising committee. I write and independently publish under the pen name of Elizabeth Ducie.  Continue reading

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Into The Woods…

Ugbrooke 7Once or twice a year, the members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle leave the safe surroundings of the Town Hall and venture into the big, wide world to gain inspiration for our writing. This month, we visited the gardens of Ugbrooke House, on the outskirts of town. Today, Bea Hutchings gives us her account of the visit. Continue reading

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Meet The Members: Paul K Joyce

Paul KJThis week we meet the latest member to join Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. Paul is a long-time musician and composer, with an Ivor Novello award to his name, who is now dipping his toe into the waters of writing fiction. Welcome to the group, Paul. Continue reading

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Can Your Novel Tame The Dragons?

DragonThere’s just over a week left to get your submission in for this year’s Face The Chudleigh Dragons event. That’s a week to write a 100-200 word blurb and to polish the first page of your masterpiece. It’s a free competition, and there’s a great prize awaiting the best pitch, so what have you got to lose? Continue reading

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An Ionian Writer’s Retreat

Greece 4Earlier this year, CWC Vice Chairman, Anne Chinneck took us with her on a journey north of the Arctic Circle. This week she takes us southeast to the much warmer climes of the Ionian Sea, as she sets off on another of her wonderful writer’s retreats. Continue reading

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