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    NaNoWriMo meet up – Margate

    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 pm at Bernie’s Chocolate Bar. I shall be taking my ancient laptop (maybe) and attempting to…

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    Competitions

    NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow, are you ready?

    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 current phase culminates today with a Writer’s Tea and chat (and food) to which everyone…

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    Do you NaNoWriMo?

    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 to write a novel in just one month. Impossible you say, that’s what I thought…

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    Having fun at a writer’s group

    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 it had any right to be. That might be because I am hugely competitive and…

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    September Writing Competition

    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 unlike the last one entering is as simple as submitting an article. So grab a…

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    Creating a safe space for writers

    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 many writers, are vulnerable people. For some, writing is a way to deal with a great…

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NaNoWriMo30th November 2017
It's all over for another year. Time to think about editing.

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