Syllabus 2016-7

2016-2017 Meetings at Bargarran Community Centre, Erskine Tuesdays 1.30-3.30 pm

2016

Sep

13
WELCOME + Guide to the Year Ahead
(Subscriptions due) + Bring Article - Golden Age of Travel

20
Bring 500 words Article
CHANGING TIMES (Use 1st person, past tense) + OM

27
Workshop - Family Memoir (Brian Whittingham)

4 Oct
Open Manuscripts

11
Workshop – Writing with Humour (Cathie Devitt)

18
DEADLINE – Memoir 1200 words (EBH)
Bring 500 words Story/Poem for children
GHOSTS AND GOBLINS + Open Manuscripts

25
Workshop – Writing Short Stories (Alex Gray)

8 Nov
ANNUAL DINNER – Bring 500 words Story/Poem/Article BUILDINGS YOU LOVE 

15
Adjudication and Readings of Memoir

DEADLINE – Woman’s Short Story 1200 words (Quaich)

22
Open Manuscripts

29
DEADLINE - SAW Article Competition – 1200 words
Bring 500 words story/poem

SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE (Use the 5 senses) + OM 

6 Dec
MINCE PIES +
Adjudication and Readings of Woman’s Short Story


2017


Jan
 10


Open Manuscripts – Bring 1st chapter of novel

17
Adjudication and Readings of SAW Article + OM 

24
Workshop – Poetry (Michael Malone)

31
Question and Answer Session

7 Feb
Workshop – Writing a Book Review (Morag Moffat)
DEADLINE – Poetry (max 2 entries), max 40 lines (BM)

14
Bring 500 words Story/Poem
WHO’S SORRY NOW (ROMANCE) (Show, don’t Tell) + OM

21
Open Manuscripts

28
Workshop – Only an Opinion (Wilma Ferguson)

7 Mar
Adjudication and Readings of Poetry

14
Bring 5 minute Sketch + Open Manuscripts

FASHION FAUX PAS 

21
SAW Feedback and Readings + Syllabus Suggestions

28
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

18Apr
Bring 500 words Story
EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE (Use the 5 senses) + OM

25
Open Manuscripts



2May
Syllabus Approval  + Open Manuscripts

9
Workshop - Inspiration (Hilary Stevenson)

16
Bring 500 words Story/Poem
FACE TO FACE (Describe your characters’ features)  + OM

NB Travel Article for Sep 17 – Green and Pleasant Place

23
GARDEN PARTY AND PRIZE GIVING 12.30 pm

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