Club Programme 2020/21

 

September 2020  
16th      OPENING NIGHT – Ayr Writers’ Club 2019/20 Successes (Recorded Zoom)
23rd      CLUB NIGHT – Exercise Your Pen (Zoom)
30th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Competition Due: Book Review) (Zoom)
October 2020  
7th      WORKSHOP – How Do You Write a Novel? – Jennifer West (Recorded Zoom)
14th      OUR FIFTIETH YEARSheila Grant and Ann Burnett (Competition Due: Scottish Article) (Recorded Zoom)
21st      NO MEETING (Committee Night)
28th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Zoom)
November 2020
4th      SPEAKER – The Skills of Writing Non Fiction – Donald Reid
11th      CLUB NIGHT (Competition Due: Non Fiction)
18th      SPEAKER – Writing a Crime Novel – Graeme Macrae Burnet
25th      WORKSHOP – Humorous Poetry: Rhyme Time – Greta Yorke
December 2020
2nd      SPEAKER – Performance Poetry – Jenny Lindsay
9th      XMAS 2019/20 AWARDS NIGHT – Waterstones, Ayr (Competition Due: Poetry)
16th      NO MEETING     
23rd      NO MEETING
30th      NO MEETING
January 2021  
6th      NO MEETING
13th      SPEAKER – Biographer and Gutter Magazine Editor – Henry Bell (Competiton Due: Novel)
20th      SPEAKER – Writing for Children – Linda Strachan
27th      WORKSHOP – Self-Publishing Your Book – Graeme St. Claire (Competition Due: General Short Story)
February 2021  
3rd      SPEAKER – Flash Fiction Competitions – Karen Jones
10th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Competition Due: Children’s Fiction)
17th      WORKSHOP – Non Fiction Writing: Bringing the Past to Life – Carolyn O’Hara
24th      WORKSHOP – Writing for Under 7s – Janice Johnston
 March 2021  
3rd     NO MEETING (Committee Night) 
10th      WORKSHOP – Revealing Character Through Dialogue – Helena Sheridan (Competition Due: Flash Fiction)
17th      SPEAKER – From Page to Stage – Isi Nimmo
19th – 21st      WRITERS’ WEEKEND CONFERENCE – Scotish Association of Writers (SAW) – Hilton Hotel, Cumbernauld
24th      SAW SUCCESS NIGHT
31st      SPEAKER – Writing for the Mass Market: Modern-Day Mills & Boon – Scarlet Wilson (Competition Due: Drama)
April 2021  
7th      WORKSHOP – Writing for Magazines – Gill Sherry
14th     THE GREAT SCOTTISH WRITE OFF COMPETITION (Competition Due: Women’s Short Story)
 21st      CLUB NIGHT
28th      AYR WRITERS’ CLUB 2020/21 SUCCESSES
May 2021  
5th      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
12th     50th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS DINNER – Savoy Park Hotel, Ayr
 19th     NO MEETING
26th     NO MEETING
June 2021
2nd      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
9th      NO MEETING     
16th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
23rd      NO MEETING
30th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
July 2021  
7th      NO MEETING     
14th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
 21st      NO MEETING     
28th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
August 2021  
4th      NO MEETING     
11th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING
 18th      NO MEETING     
25th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING