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 (Recorded Zoom)
11th      CLUB NIGHT (Competition Due: Non Fiction) (Zoom)
18th      SPEAKER – Writing a Novel – Graeme Macrae Burnet (Recorded Zoom)
25th      WORKSHOP – Humorous Poetry: Rhyme Time – Greta Yorke (Recorded Zoom)
December 2020
2nd      SPEAKER – Performance Poetry – Jenny Lindsay (Recorded Zoom)
9th      XMAS 2019/20 AWARDS NIGHT (Competition Due: Poetry) (Recorded Zoom)
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) (Recorded Zoom)
20th      SPEAKER – Writing for Children – Linda Strachan (Recorded Zoom)
27th      WORKSHOP – Self-Publishing Your Book – Graeme St. Claire (Competition Due: General Short Story) (Recorded Zoom)
February 2021  
3rd      SPEAKER – Flash Fiction Competitions – Karen Jones (Recorded Zoom)
10th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Competition Due: Children’s Fiction) (Zoom)
17th      WORKSHOP – Non Fiction Writing: Bringing the Past to Life – Carolyn O’Hara (Recorded Zoom)
24th      WORKSHOP – Writing for Under 7s – Janice Johnston (Recorded Zoom)
 March 2021  
3rd     NO MEETING (Committee Night) 
10th      WORKSHOP – Revealing Character Through Dialogue – Helena Sheridan (Competition Due: Flash Fiction) (Recorded Zoom)
17th      SPEAKER – From Page to Stage – Isi Nimmo (Recorded Zoom)
19th – 21st      WRITERS’ WEEKEND CONFERENCE – Scotish Association of Writers (SAW) (Online Event)
24th      SAW SUCCESS NIGHT (Recorded Zoom)
31st      SPEAKER – Writing for the Mass Market: Modern-Day Mills & Boon – Scarlet Wilson (Competition Due: Drama) (Recorded Zoom)
April 2021  
7th      WORKSHOP – Writing for Magazines – Gill Sherry (Recorded Zoom)
14th     THE GREAT SCOTTISH WRITE OFF COMPETITION (Competition Due: Women’s Short Story) (Zoom)
 21st      CLUB NIGHT (Zoom)
28th      AYR WRITERS’ CLUB 2020/21 SUCCESSES (Recorded Zoom)
May 2021  
5th      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Recorded Zoom)
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