Category Archives: Performance

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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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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The Christmas Card

We hope you have enjoyed our month of festive stories written by members of CWC. Today Margaret Barnes brings us the result of a writing exercise from a while ago.

“At one of our December meeting we played consequences to provide each of us with a prompt. We were each given a Christmas card and had to write on the envelope the name of the recipient. The card was then passed to the next person who provided the address. Someone else wrote one message and the fourth person composed a second message. The card was then pased on again and the fifth writer had to write a story inspired by the card. I wrote this piece.

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Christmas Carols

All this month, we’re publishing seasonal stories by members of CWC. This week, Jean Grimsey puts the music back into the season.

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Letter To Santa

All this month, we’re publishing seasonal stories by members of CWC. This week, Ian Riddle puts a modern spin on a old tradition.

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Bristol Festival of Literature

This week, CWC Treasurer Suzanne McConaghy talks about taking part in the closing event of Bristol Festival of Literature, and the lessons she learned from the experience.

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