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A Merry Waterstones Christmas – 14 December 2016

A talk on the must-have books for Christmas 2016, a challenging quiz, a 50 word flash fiction competition, a raffle and an opportunity to browse (Ho Ho Ho !),  Waterstones jam-packed shelves and do a little Santa shopping. Not forgetting nibbles and soft drinks. What better way could Ayr Writers’ Club celebrate the festive season? Our last meeting of the year was held once more in the convivial...

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Written Relatives: Family History Workshop – 7 December

Another enjoyable and informative session of Ayr Writers’ Club was held at the Mercure Hotel on Wednesday 7 December. The large gathering was addressed by Linda Brown and Kathy Wallace who focussed on giving us advice on finding our roots along with the added bonus of discovering the numerous untold or forgotten stories about one’s own people and thus potentially realizing a hitherto...

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Read-a-round and Feedback Evening – 30 November

This was a well-attended evening with seventeen pieces of work brought along for group reading and constructive critique. It also happened to be the competition entry date for Flash Fiction and Maggie, our competition secretary, was kept very busy at the start of the night.    The first part of these sessions is where the interesting work begins: initial read through, a group discussion on what...

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