Monday, 25 November 2013

The next meeting of the BWC is:

Monday, 2nd December 2013

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

The Brown Jug Pub, Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs

All writers welcome

Mss readings

A great meeting last time!  
Thanks to everyone
who came despite the dark, cold night!
And 'Hello' again to our 
new members.

Contact Details:

Trisha Scott - 01843 602853


To get us in the festive spirit - 
if anyone has a seasonal story, poem 
or non-fiction piece, 
please bring it along to this meeting and the following meeting on 16th December.


What's the scariest pantomime ?
Ghouldilocks and the three bears !

A good link below - 10 Tips to Help Write a 
Prize-Winning Short Story


A screenwriter comes home to a burned-down house. His sobbing and slightly-singed wife is standing outside. “What happened, honey?” the man asks.
“Oh, John, it was terrible,” she weeps. “I was cooking, the phone rang. It was your agent. Because I was on the phone, I didn’t notice the stove was on fire. It went up in a second. Everything is gone. I nearly didn’t make it out of the house. Poor Fluffy is--”
“Wait, wait. Back up a minute,” the man says. “My agent called?”

How many science fiction writers does it take to change a light bulb? 
Two, but it's actually the same person doing it. He went back in time and met himself in the doorway and then the first one sat on the other one's shoulders so that they were able to reach it. Then a major time paradox occurred and the entire room, light bulb, changer and all was blown out of existence. 
They co-existed in a parallel universe, though.


'You know how it is in the kid's book world; 
it's just bunny eat bunny.'

'The reason 99% of all stories written are bought by editors is very simple.
Editors never buy manuscripts that are left on the 
closet shelf at home.'
John Campbell

'Why do writers write?
Because it isn't there.'
Thomas Berger

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