As we reach the end of another year, CWC Vice-Chairman, Anne Chinneck, brings us a review of what we’ve been getting up to. Continue reading
Category Archives: Conference
This week, we’re bringing you an update on three events coming up within the next month. They are all very different, and yet there is a connection: they all involve words and writing; and they all involve members of CWC in one way or another. Continue reading
This week, we hear from again from CWC member, Margaret Barnes. And this time, she’s talking about a very special workshop, given by a very special author, Dame Hilary Mantel. Continue reading
Great news for both writers and readers in Devon; Exeter will be hosting a three-day literary festival in November. There will be presentations from local authors, both well-known and less so; a series of free workshops; and a great wrap-party featuring a quiz on banned books and some wicked cocktails. Continue reading
Last week, Steve and Bea talked about their first three days at the Writers’ Summer School in Swanwick, Derbyshire; Bea from the point of view of a first-timer (or white badger, as it’s known) and Steve from the point of view of someone returning for their second visit. Now read on… Continue reading
Swanwick is the well-known summer writing school held every year in, well, Swanwick Derbyshire, the Hayes Conference Centre.
Sometime ago, we decided to attend and share the drive up and back together. Of course, once Kate McCormick, who is more involved in the organisation, heard she suggested we wrote a joint posting for the CWC blog. So, here is our daily joint impressions of Swanwick from Bea Hutchings a “white badger” (first visit) and Steve Male more a grubby grey badger (second visit). Continue reading