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Events In November

This week, we’re bringWhat's Oning 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

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Budleigh Literary Festival (Part 2)

Hilary MantelThis 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

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Budleigh Literary Festival (Part 1)

BSLFThe Literary Festival in Budleigh Salterton gets bigger and more popular each year. CWC member, Margaret Barnes went along to some of the sessions this year. Today, she tells us about one of the events she attended. And at the end, she has some news of her own too. Continue reading

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Exeter Literary Festival

logoGreat 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

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Elizabeth’s New Books

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It’s a busy few weeks for CWC Treasurer, Elizabeth Ducie, who writes both fiction and non-fiction. In August she published one book and began trials of a second one. In September, she will be launching her latest novel. And to cap it all, she’s running a sale  for two of her earlier novels. Continue reading

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Fleeting Impressions of Swanwick (Part 2)

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

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Facing the Chudleigh Dragons

A new event took place at this year’s Literary Festival; ‘Face the Chudleigh Dragons’. This week we hear from two members of Chudleigh Writers: Angela Wooldridge, talking from the point of view of a member of the audience; and Bea Hutchings, who was one of the first contenders to enter the Chudleigh Dragons’ Den.  Continue reading

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Last Call For Short Story Writers

 

jennykane-280x300Each year, as part of the Chudleigh Literary Festival we hold our monthly Chudleigh Writers’ Circle meeting in the marquee; usually with a great outside speaker as our workshop leader. And this year is no exception, as we will be working again with the wonderfully dynamic Jenny Kane. Continue reading

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The Business of Writing

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Author and CWC Treasurer, Elizabeth Ducie, has a very busy week coming up. This Thursday she’s re-launching not one, not two, but three books, all on the same day. She’ll be having a party to celebrate; and everyone’s invited! Continue reading

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Free Support Resource For Writers

Next weekend sees one of the highlights in the writers’ calendar: the first of this year’s ALLi Self-Publishing Advice Conferences. It runs for twenty-four hours from 10am BST on Saturday 14th April and each hour there will be a great new session posted on the conference website.

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