Next Meeting of Critique Group
Thursday 25 October
DEADLINE for submissions: 17 Oct
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.
Entries by attachment to an email to:
Members must submit a piece in order to attend; but do NOT have to attend if they do submit a piece - a written critique will be sent to members who enter but do not attend within a few days of the meeting. Those at the meeting will be 'critiqued' there and then.
COUNTRY MEMBERS ARE ESPECIALLY
ENCOURAGED 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: