Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. ~Gene Fowler

“You must go to the next Readaround; it’s sure to inspire you to get back to your writing.” And so, one sunny August evening, more than a dozen of us took up Nigel’s Readaround invitation, some to read, some just to listen and one to be jolted into action. James’s delightful, clever poems for his grandson and soon-to-be-born grandchild seemed to please everyone,...

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Readaround at Carolyn’s house

Ayr Writers’ travelled from afar, heading aimlessly (no that’s a cliché), to Carolyn’s house. (Well it’s not aimlessly if we knew where we were going! Oops no need for an exclamation mark). No these were not the points raised at this week’s readaround but it’s what to expect if you come along with something you have written and are looking for feedback from both new and experienced writers. If...

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