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8 May 2018 Cat Wisdom Goes International Neil’s new book, Cat Wisdom - 60 Great Lessons You Can Learn from a Cat, has had some great reviews in the UK and has attracted attention from abroad. Its success in Britain was followed by being translated into French and Portuguese. The latest news is that it has now been noticed by publishers in Turkey so Neil’s book will soon be available in four languages! 24 Apr 2018 Iain Pattison Short Story Competition The 2018 competition is now open. Entries on the theme of “Anniversary”must be not more than 1500 words in length. Closing date for entries is end of the meeting on Tuesday 22nd May 2018. Full details of entry on the Competitions page. Readings of the entries (and the critiques if members are happy to share them) will be on 19th June and Sally will then announce the winners. 13 Dec 2017 Christmas Homework For those with strong enough constitutions after the coming festivities Christmas homework has been set: Either short stories or poems are welcome, with a word limit of 1000. The theme is "what I found in my Christmas stocking". 29 Nov 2017 Visiting Speaker - Dr Geoff Harvey Next week's meeting will be a presentation by Dr Geoff Harvey, on the subject of poetry, the construction of verse and how it can be used in story- telling. Geoff was Head of English at Reading University until he retired. He has previously talked to us about beginnings & ends, plots and characters in stories. 17 Nov 2017 Arthur Redway Memorial Competition 2017 The 2017 competition is now open! Click here for results. 25 May 2017 TVWC Anthology 2017 - Writers Reign The (long awaited) Anthology is NOW ON SALE for only £4.99! 90 pages of your Short Stories, Poems and Puzzles... ...order from Sally at a Circle meeting - or e-mail Stuart. 12 Feb 2017 Congratulations to Elizabeth.  Her second Montailhac brothers story, The Rake and his honour, has been released by Endeavour Press. 9 Feb 2017 The One Act Play Competition 2017 This competition is now open! Entries must be emailed to Arthur by 14th March.
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