For 40 years, the Broadstairs Writers' Circle has welcomed writers of all ages and levels of experience from those just starting on their first literary work to many-times-published authors. We all share a common love for writing. Members are encouraged to explore their skills to the fullest and achieve what they aspire to in the world of literature be it fiction or poetry.
The image is of Louis Brothnias (a member).
How many cover blurb writers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A vast and teeming horde stretching from sea to shining sea!!!
A writer died and was given the option of going to heaven or hell. She decided to check out each place first. As the writer descended into the fiery pits, she saw row upon row of writers chained to their desks in a steaming sweatshop. As they worked, they were repeatedly whipped with thorny lashes. “Oh my,” said the writer. “Let me see heaven now.” A few moments later, as she ascended into heaven, she saw rows of writers, chained to their desks in a steaming sweatshop. As they worked, they, too, were whipped with thorny lashes. “Wait a minute,” said the writer. “This is just as bad as hell!” “Oh no, it’s not,” replied an unseen voice. Here, your work gets published.”
'You can't wait for inspiration,
you have to go after it with a club.'
'Get it down. Take Chances. It may be bad,
but its the only way you can do anything really good.'
'Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined
to write 'very'; your editor will delete it
and the writing will be just as it should be.'
'The writer's job is to get the main character up a tree,