Friday, 25 October 2013

The next meeting of the BWC is:


Monday, 4th November 2013

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

The Brown Jug Pub, Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs




All writers welcome


Business notices - websites, news etc  
and mss readings


 
Contact Details:


Trisha Scott - 01843 602853


or 



 
News
 
The National Novel Writing Month
begins in November
Website:  
 
 The aim is to get us to write 50K words in a month.  They can be non-fiction, fiction, short stories, articles or a mixture of any type of writing.
The website offers advice and support:
 
  •  Write a novel in a month!
  •  Track your progress.
  •  Get pep talks and support.
  •  Meet fellow writers online and in person
 
 
 Good luck to all those taking part!





Check out the following link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b019h5z6/How_to_Write/
 
Excellent half-hour programme about ideas for writing, techniques and poetry
with commentary from Michael Morpurgo -
author of 'War Horse',
Philip Pullman - 'His Dark Materials' trilogy,
and poets
including Caroline Bird and Kate Clanchy.




 
Open Mic poetry and spoken word night -
at The Lighthouse Bar, Margate
8 pm on Thursday, 31st October, and the last
Thursday of each month.
Free entry.
For bookings or more information, contact:
jamiesinbox@gmail.com
or on Facebook at Margate-Lyrical.






  

I just know I have a
novel in me ...
 
 
 
 
 
'It ain't whatcha write,
it's the way atcha write it.'
Jack Kerouac
 
 
 
'The freelance writer is a man who is paid
per piece or per word or perhaps.'
Robert Benchley
 
 
 
'We are all apprentices in a craft
where no one ever becomes a master.'
Ernest Hemingway
 
 
 
'For your born writer, nothing is so healing as
the realization that he has come upon the right word.'
Catherine Drinker Bowen 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, 11 October 2013

The next meeting of the BWC is:


Monday, 21st October 2013

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

The Brown Jug Pub, Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs




All writers welcome


Work In Progress meeting 
- mss readings




Please bring any Halloween or ghost stories 
for a spooky night!!






Contact Details:


Trisha Scott - 01843 602853


or 








News


Prima Magazine: 


Win £100 and feature in Prima Magazine!Here's the blurb: 
''Do you have a way with words and want to win £100? We'd love to receive your creative short stories to publish in the 'Your Winning Short Story' section of the mag - and if printed, you'll receive £100! Simply email your 800 word entries to: yourwinningstory@hearst.co.uk. 
Good luck!''

They are also running a New Years story competition.




Academy Radio FM


What a great evening with Howard Evans at 
Academy Radio FM
on Sunday, 6th October!



Howard On Air



Our Chairman, Philip,
with other guests in the background


Once we got over our nerves, you couldn't stop us!!!
Yes!  We'll be back, Howard!  
Thanks for the invitation, and see you in the New Year.






“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise 
they make as they go by.” 
 Douglas AdamsThe Salmon of Doubt



“You have to write the book that wants to be written. 
And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, 
then you write it for children.” 
Madeleine L'Engle


“There is no greater agony than 
bearing an untold story inside you.” 
Maya Angelou


“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. 
It's a way of understanding it.” 
Lloyd Alexander



PS Watch out for the article about the BWC in the Isle of Thanet Gazette.
Details of publication date soon.