Saturday, 31 May 2014

The BWC Meetings for June are: 


Monday: 2nd and 16th June

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

The Brown Jug Pub, Ramsgate
Road, Broadstairs



All writers welcome

No subscription.  
Just turn up and join in!

  
Mss Readings



Good meeting last time,  
and many thanks to those who 
shared their excellent mss.



 

Contact Details:


Trisha Scott - 01843 602853

or 




 

News


Our slot on 107.8 Academy FM radio for 8th June is now going to be in July or August 
on the Howard Evans 
Sunday Night Live Show.  
Watch this space for dates!!



Broadstairs Writing Workshops
On 14th June - 2 workshops: 
1: "A suitcase with two of everything"
about writing family stories.
2: "Writing Short Fiction: Location! Location! Location!"
exploring ideas about place and landscape with an afternoon at Broadstairs Rugby Club and Park.
Free copies of books by Maggie Harris and Maria McCarthy are included in the 
price of £15 per workshop or £25 for the two - 
you can pay on the day.
Full details of both workshops and booking are at Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-writing-with-maggie-harris-and-maria-c-mccarthy-tickets-11182090935
or email: Maria McCarthy 
on: maria@medwaymaria.co.uk


The next Open Mic Poetry and 
Spoken Word evening:
Tuesday, 10th June 2014 
at the Lifeboat Bar, Margate
from 8 pm. Free Entry.
More information or to book a slot contact Jamie Thomson
on jamiesinbox@gmail.com
Also at Margate-Lyrical on Facebook.



The following websites have submission information
for poetry and/or fiction: 

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/adults/short-stories/magazines/

http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/submission-information/submissions-flash-fiction-short-stories/submissions-womens-magazines

http://www.thefictiondesk.com/submissions/short-story-submission-guidelines.php

http://www.jbwb.co.uk/markets.html



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How many proof-readers does it take to change a lightbulb?
Proof-readers aren't supposed to make changes to lightbulbs. 
They should just query them.



I've been thinking about writing a mystery novel.
Or have I?


Q. How many reference librarians does it take to change a light bulb?
A. Well, what kind of light bulb were you thinking about?



If the pen is mightier than the sword, then why do actions speak louder than words? 


Let's eat Grandma! 
Let's eat, Grandma! 
Punctuation can save life! 


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'One reason for writing, of course, is that no one's written what you want to read.'
Philip Larkin



'Every writer I know has trouble writing.'
Joseph Heller



'Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.'
Anon



'You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.'
Ray Bradbury



'I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.'
James Michene



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