CROYDON WRITERS

DIARY AND EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR 2020

(THIS PROGRAMME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)


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

CANCELLED DUE TO VIRUS 19

ALL ON-LINE activities and competitions not affected -  see OUR COMPETITIONS and WRITER OF THE MONTH

EACH MAIN MEETING DEVOTES THE FIRST HALF HOUR AS FOLLOWS:

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 competitions. In addition  a winner winner will be declared for WRITER OF THE MONTH – based on the ‘Writer of the Month Challenge’
MB:      Main Business


SCHEDULE 2020


JANUARY:     No Main Meeting in January

NOTE: The FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH is the deadline for the Writer of the Month Challenge, every month, including September and February – so there is some activity for members in January and August.

FEBRUARY:            

Mon 10          Main Meeting: BBM; MR; MB:     

                Member-led evening – topic to be 'plotting' - details later.

MARCH    
Mon 9               Main Meeting: BBM; MR; MB:    

               AGM – followed by open discussion and readings: favoured authors

APRIL            

Mon 20             Main Meeting: BBM; MR; MB:     

         Confirmation of decisions: AGM

       Short Story Competition

MAY      

Mon 11             Main Meeting: BBM; MR; MB:    

                  Visiting Speaker – information later.


JUNE (TO BE CONFIRMED MID APRIL)
   

Mon 8               Main Meeting: BBM; MR;MB:     

            Flash Fiction Evening

Sat 27         Literary Lunch: Boulevard Restaurant

            Speaker: Patrice Chaplin, Author

JULY    (TO BE CONFIRMED MID MAY)  

Mon 13           Main Meeting: BBM; MR: MB:     

              Visiting Speaker – To be announced.

AUGUST      

No meeting in August, but members may wish to submit pieces for     the September Writer of the Month Challenge.

SEPTEMBER      

Mon 14           Main Meeting: BBM; MR; MB:    

      Leslie Hook Poetry Competition and

                        PLUS: Topical Short’ or a ‘One Pager Short Story’

               (Further info later)

OCTOBER      

Mon 12         Main Meeting: BBM; MR; JJ: MB:     

               Member-led Evening – Biographies

NOVEMBER            

Mon 9         Main Meeting: BBM; MR; JJ: MB:    

             Daphne Moss Non Fiction Evening - competition

 

DECEMBER  

Mon 14           Main Meeting: BBM; MR; JJ; MB:     

      Christmas Party – readings, literary quiz

2021    

Croydon Writers