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“When you believe anything is possible” – life writing with Lesley Sehli – 17 October 2018

On Wednesday 17 October the club welcomed Lesley Sehli, the motivational speaker and self published author of He Said Die. I Say No!. A memoir detailing Lesley’s experiences working and living in Saudi Arabia for over 20 years, the memoir also charts the author’s gruelling journey with cancer and illness. To accompany her talk Lesley had prepared a PowerPoint presentation to showcase her...

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Always remember the shoes: novel writing workshop with Caro Ramsay – 10 October 2018

The truly talented and imaginative writer, Caro Ramsay, took the hot seat for the Novel Writing Workshop last Wednesday, at The Mercure Hotel, Ayr. The excellent turnout for our guest speaker at the Ayr Writers’ Club, provided the perfect ending to a beautiful Indian summer’s day. In her warm welcome and introduction Linda Brown, who is joint President of the club, skilfully described Caro as a...

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Feedback night: critical variety – 3 October 2018

Variety is the spice of life. That may be a bit of cliché but in terms of the reading material presented for consideration at Ayr Writers’ Club feedback night on Wednesday, it was certainly true. With members carefully divided into four groups on arrival – so as to avoid the awkwardness of having to adjudicate one’s own piece – silence descended as we became absorbed in the...

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