Next Meeting of Critique Group
Wednesdy 23rd May
We will be looking at the crafting of short stories, or extracts, including non-fiction. The item should be 1,500 words +- 50. For the guidelines so far established read column alongside. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday 15th May. Entries by attachment to an email to:
We already have three pieces submitted for this session. Remember that you cannot attend the actual session without a submission, but you can send in a submission for critique, both Country and Full members.
WE ENCOURAGE COUNTRY MEMBERS TO SEND IN PIECES. THEY WILL RECEIVE AN EMAILED CRITIQUE WITHIN ABOUT 24 HOURS OF THE MEETING
Meanwhile members may still wish to look at the following two classic short stories.
The Short Happy Life of Frances Macomber (Hemingway)
Three Fat Women of Antibes (Maughm)
A pdf for Macomber is: http://www.standardsinstitutes.org/sites/default/f...http://www.thisisaprivatesale.com/downloads/maughamshortstories.pdf
And here is a treat. On this link where the old man himself reads the story, click on the picture. The first few minutes is music and a listing of his work. You can move the scroll bar to skip. Double clicking on the picture should enlarge it so that you can read the story as you listen: