Saturday, 4 April 2015

SAW Weekend Conference

Last weekend, a wonderful time was had by everyone attending the Scottish Association of Writers Annual Conference. Erskine Writers was well represented and members brought home a few of the prizes, as usual.

Delicious Dessert!

From Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, we were busy listening to interesting speakers, learning at workshops, chatting to friends old and new from all over Scotland, waiting to see who was mentioned in the competition adjudications, and enjoying the chatter, food and excellent accommodation at the Westerwood Hotel just north of Glasgow.

Congratulations to the following members of Erskine Writers!

Myra Duffy          Winner of the Alistair Walker trophy for a General Article

Morag Moffat       2nd in the General Article Competition
                              3rd in the 3-5 Minute Sketch Competition
                              H. Commended in Book Review Competition

Wilma Ferguson    2nd in Dragon’s Pen Pitch a Book Competition

Kate Gordon          2nd in Under 7s Story Competition

Victoria Gemmell  H. Commended in Woman’s Story Competition

Bob Hambleton and Chris Gibb were also shortlisted in the Dragon’s Pen Competition

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Erskine Writers is now closed for the Easter Holidays but will resume on Tuesday 21st April, when members may bring manuscripts to read as well as any further SAW feedback.

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