Monthly Archives: October 2020

Writerly News Round-Up

This week we bring you a variety of news items from the writerly world: there are changes in the committee at Chudleigh Writers’ Circle; a spot at Bristol Festival of Literature for one of our members; a reminder that NaNoWriMo starts next weekend; the opening of a short story competition with some great cash prizes; and a chance for readers and writers to support the world of literature in the South West.

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Ian’s Latest Publication

This week, we bring you news from newest member, Ian Riddle, who has recently published his third collection of short stories.

Ian Riddle

“I’m not saying that I was forced into writing this blog, but there is someone, whose name I won’t mention, who very sneakily left me with little option. Suffice it to say, they know who they are.

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The Road To Self-Publication Part 1

Brenda Hutchings

Chudleigh Writers’ Circle member, Brenda Hutchings has been beavering away over the past few months putting together her first collection of poetry. She’s weeks, or maybe even just days, away from pressing ‘Go’; and we look forward to bringing you news of the finished article in plenty of time for those Christmas shopping lists. But in the meantime, we bring you this week the first part in a series she has written about her journey towards publication.

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Breaking Away From Zoom part 2

Last week, we told you about a few members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle who ventured out into the countryside for a physical, albeit socially-distanced, get-together after six months of Zoom meetings. And how the event led not only to a lot of chatter and laughter, but also some creative juices flowing. This week, we bring you this whimsical piece of prose by Jean Grimsey.

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