It is time for another of our rolling blog based competitions – the awesome blogger awards 2018. Nothing grows a writers’ platform quite like some cooperative blogging. For the whole of February that will be our theme. It will be a competition … Continue reading Awesome Blogger Awards 2018
When we run events, we need to look after the people that come along. Do organisers of writers events do enough to keep people safe after the event? I have been thinking a great deal about the safety of people coming … Continue reading Look after all your group
This week sees the return of our weekly informal gathering of writers – Writers’ Tea and Chat. The event will be switching back to the original Thursday evening. As before, we kick of about half seven in the evening (1930hrs). About Tea … Continue reading Tea and Chat 2018
Thanet Creative was planning to organise a NaNoWriMo meet up but then I noticed that there was already one taking place in Margate. Some wonderful person (Christie Drozdowski) has arranged for a write-in every Sunday from 4 pm to 6 … Continue reading NaNoWriMo meet up – Margate
NaNoWriMo, the month of novel writing, starts tomorrow. Are you ready? Me? Not at all. I have the barest of bare-bones plans. That could have something to do with all the DIY that has been going on in my home. The … Continue reading NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow, are you ready?
Who else has heard of NaNoWriMo? If you have yet to encounter it, this is your introduction to something that will take you nought to novel author in just 30 days. NaNoWriMo, or the National Novel Writing Month is a challenge … Continue reading Do you NaNoWriMo?
The Winner of the September story challenge is Jess Joy. I thought I would get that out there right from the offset. This is a zero mystery post, today. On the other hand, there is a lot of really good … Continue reading September’s Winner and Sunday’s challenge.
There is something magical about finding a fun writer’s group. At last weekend’s Sunday Writers group we tried out a new activity – Word Bingo. Now, before you groan here me out – this was a far more fun than … Continue reading Having fun at a writer’s group
A new site, a new competition! Are you ready, writers? Explain the series of events that ties these images together How to enter Unlike our last competition which ran week to week, this one will run month to month. Also … Continue reading September Writing Competition
Establishing a safe space for writers to share work is one of the most important things a host must do. As hosts, we have a responsibility to look after the writers that we receive into our gatherings. Some writers, perhaps … Continue reading Creating a safe space for writers