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Christmas Night at Waterstones – 12 December 2018

An enjoyable and entertaining evening was had by all who attended Ayr Writer’s Christmas night held at Waterstones Ayr. Firstly let me extend a huge thanks to the committee members for their hard work organising and hosting the evening. The evening kicked off with a leisurely browse round the well stocked shelves of Waterstones, picking out that special Christmas gift or buying a treat for...

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Chuckles and chocolate: drama workshop – 5 December 2018

It was a miserable, drab evening but that didn’t prevent a healthy turnout for the Drama Workshop. Being a new member, I wasn’t at all sure what to expect – and then being ‘invited’ to write the blog? It felt more like I was being cajoled, prodded and generally bullied, although that was far from the case. Picture rabbit and headlights and you’ll catch my drift....

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Pitch Perfect: Dragon’s Pen – 28 November 2018

It takes a wee bit of courage for a writer to stand up in front of a panel of three ‘Dragons’ and an attentive audience of fellow writers, to pitch their novel; laying bare the intricacies of their plot and the complexities of their characters – and all in precisely three minutes. But that’s exactly what eight brave Ayr writers did at our Dragon’s Pen competition on a wild, rainy November night....

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