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Let’s Write – Never Underestimate the Power of a Shoe ** – 26 September 2018

Shoes. What can they tell you about the person who has chosen to wear them? This was the first question Gill and I posed on Let’s Write night, to four tables of eager writers – pens poised, notebooks open and raring to get down to business. After all, Let’s Write nights are when we write. Simples. To kick the evening off, each group was presented with a different image of footwear: brown Chelsea...

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Glasgow to Gaddafi: an evening with David F Ross – 19 September 2018

The evening of Wednesday 19 September will be, for those present at the Ayr Writers’ Club meeting in the Mercure Hotel, an evening to remember. Storm Ali was still blowing and brave souls faced the wind and rain to listen to Kilmarnock based author, David F Ross, talk about his life and his books and the forces that drive his writing. No one was disappointed. David started the night by telling...

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Choices, choices, choices at a workshop: then you have a novel – 12 September 2018

Around 7.15pm on Wednesday night, on our way to the Writers’ Club, Janice and I drove along Barns Street hoping for a parking space. Being economists we prefer street parking. We spotted a slot and were about to reverse in to it when we were confronted by a blonde female in a white mini who assumed it was her space. Janice stood her ground and confidently continued with her plan much to...

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Setting the Scene – 5 September 2018

Following the success of the summer Readarounds, Ayr Writers’ Club reconvened on 5 September 2018 at the usual spot in the Mercure Hotel to begin the 2018-19 season. Ayr Writers’ Club is now only two years from its Golden Anniversary, showing just how much we writers love getting together to inspire and learn – our members range from novice to published author, but one thing we all have in...

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