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Upcoming Writerly Events

What's OnThis week, there’s news of a whole host of writerly events coming up in the next few weeks, several of which feature members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. Whether you are into poetry or prose, there’s bound to be something of interest in this eclectic mix. So get those diaries out…

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Now We Are Ten (Really)

IMG_1639Today’s blog post is brought to us by CWC Treasurer, Elizabeth Ducie, who has a bit of a confession to make. Continue reading

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Swanwick 2019 Part 1

LogoLast month, three members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle, Bea Hutchings, Steve Male and Elizabeth Ducie, headed north towards Derbyshire to attend the 71st annual Writers’ Summer School at The Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick. Over the next two weeks, we will bring your just a flavour of the week of writerly activities. This week we hear from Steve: Continue reading

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Margaret Visits Sakhalin Island

Margaret BThis week, CWC member, Margaret Barnes takes us across many miles and back more than 100 years, to a particularly harsh time in Russian history. Continue reading

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The ‘My World, Your World, Our World, Exhibition

ExhibitionThis week, in the final report on this year’s Chudfest activities, Chudleigh Writers’ Circle Secretary, Diana Moyse talks about this year’s Church Exhibition and the contribution made by CWC members. Continue reading

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Dragons and Networking

DragonIn the second of three reports on the ninth Chudleigh Literary Festival, held earlier this month, we’re focusing on the afternoon’s activities for writers, ably compered by Jackie Juno. We bring you results of the Face the Chudleigh Dragons competition, and feedback from some of the people involved. Continue reading

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It’s Nearly Time!

squareAfter months of preparation, we are just a few days away from this year’s Chudleigh Literary Festival, which takes place next Wednesday, 10th July. CWC members have been working really hard in the run-up to the event, and everyone has their jobs on the day. In today’s post, we bring you details of the brave folks facing the Dragons, and a reminder of our guest speakers for the evening. Continue reading

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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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