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Diary and Events Scheduled for 2019 

Diary and Events Scheduled for 2019 

Main Meeting unless otherwise noted is on the second Monday of each month starting at 7.15 for 7.30 pm

Critique Meetings tend towards second to last Wednesday in each month depending on ad hoc members availability.

Circumstances may shift some of these events. 

EACH MAIN MEETING DEVOTES THE FIRST HALF HOUR AS FOLLOWS:

NOTE ON CRITIQUE CIRCLE 2

Critique Circle 2, comprising workshopping exercises/discussion and the consideration of longer pieces for in-depth feedback, will normally take place on the third Wednesday of each month beginning in September, but this is flexible, depending on participants’  requirements and availability. Please see HERE for precise dates for submissions and meetings.


BBM:   Brief Business Matters;
MR:      Member Reports - on personal projects and writings. All members present can expect to speak. In addition we may spend some time on illustrations surrounding some technical writing point, style point - characterisation for example.

JJ:     Competition Judging -  all present will give views on current competition and a winner      will be declared.
MB:      Main Business


SCHEDULE

January:     No Main Meeting in January

Wed 16         Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:

Wed 23         Critique Meeting (if enough entries)

February:             

Mon 11         Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:      Member-led evening - key area of attention is to be 'dialogue' - details later.

Wed 13         Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:

Wed 20  Critique Meeting


March    
Mon 11         Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:     AGM – followed by open discussion and readings

Wed 13       Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:          

Wed 20   Critique Meeting

April              

Mon 8             Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:     Short Story Competition

Wed 17        Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:

       Wed 24       Critique Meeting

May      

Mon 13         Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:     Visiting Speaker - Ed Wickes -  Children's Author - on his work

          Link to some of his material

Wed 15       Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:

Wed 20   Critique Meeting

June     

Mon 10         Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:      Flash Fiction Evening

Wed 19       Deadline pieces for Critique sent in:

Wed 28    Critique Meeting

July      

Mon 8            Main Meeting: BBM; MR:

MB:       Visiting Speaker – Amita Murray on her work, writing, and publishing

Wed 31    Committee Meeting Bula Matra House    


August         No Main Meeting in August
      No Critique Meeting in August, but members will receive information on a new       venture in the critique mode over July and August


September  

Mon 9            Main Meeting: BBM; MR;

MB:    Leslie Hook Poetry Competition and 

                        ‘Topical Short’ or a ‘One Pager Short Story’ (Further info shortly)

Sun 15   Deadline for Sept Monthly Challenge: THE SEA

Wed 18       Deadline pieces for General Critique sent in:      

Wed 25    Critique Circle 2 Meeting (details later)

October      

Mon 14         Main Meeting: BBM; MR; JJ

MB:      Member-led Evening - DIALOGUE.

Fri 1 Nov   Deadline for October Monthly Challenge : COMMITTEE     

Wed 30   Critique Circle 2 Meeting (Susan's House)


November             

Mon 11         Main Meeting: BBM; MR;JJ

MB:     Daphne Moss Non Fiction Evening - competition

Fri 15     Deadline for November Monthly Challenge: ASSASSINATION

Wed 20     Deadline pieces for General Critique sent in:          

Wed 27   Critique Meeting if sufficient demand

 

December  

Mon 9            Main Meeting: BBM; MR; JJ

MB:     Christmas Party – readings, literary quiz

          No Critique Meeting in December
       No Monthly Challenge in December

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