Category Archives: Member News

The Importance of Cover Design

Margaret Barnes

This week, CWC member Margaret Barnes talks to us about the importance of cover design and the rebranding exercise she went through with her series of legal thrillers.

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Writerly News Round-Up

This month on the news round-up we have news of two new books and a play listing for CWC members, writing workshops from an old friend of the group, and an art exhibition with links both to literature and one of our members. Plus our usual update on plans for this year’s Exeter Literary Festival and a reminder of the Short Story Competition.

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Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad

Ian Riddle

This week, CWC member Ian Riddle walks us through the evolution of one of his pieces of writing. It’s a fascinating process, which some of you are sure to recognise.

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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 one member and an Easter sale on another 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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