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The Soor Plum Gang in Drongan – Summer Readaround, 23 August 2017

The eclectic mix of writing shared in the Readarounds continued to the end. As we enjoyed the hospitality of Richard and Irene, the pace of summer scribbling showed no sign of abating, and bodes well for the 2017/18 programme that starts next month. It’s impossible to do anything other than capture the essence of pieces that were put under the spotlight. As ever, each author came away with...

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Slates, shoppers and sinners – Summer Readaround, 9 August 2017

The penultimate summer readaround of 2017 gathered on Wednesday 9 August at Nigel’s in Symington. The air still held the warmth of summer, and things were looking good as no fewer than ten writers arrived at our host’s door. Even better, as I stepped inside, I noted that the kitchen table held a goodly spread of cakes! But first, there was work to do, and the evening was kicked off by Martin,...

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Writers on the Loose – Summer Readaround 26 July 2017

Menopause moans, Botox blues and aerobics on speed. No, not an episode of Loose Women, but the themes of three excellent humorous articles from the AWC readaround held in Crosshouse. First in the hot seat was our host, Fiona A, with a really funny piece on the trials and tribulations of a menopausal woman. Much appreciated for its candour and comedy, we’re sure Fiona will be flushed with success...

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