Club Programme 2021/22

 

Sep 2021  
8th      OPENING NIGHT – Welcomes, Introductions, Successes – (Recorded Zoom)
15th      CLUB NIGHT – Writing Book Reviews & Entering Club Competitions – Nigel Ward and Fiona Atchison (Recorded Zoom)
22nd      GUEST SPEAKER – Writing Novels with a Smile – Laura Marney (RecordedZoom)
29th      50th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS DINNER – Savoy Park Hotel, Ayr (Competition Due: Book Review)
Oct 2021      
6th      GUEST SPEAKER – A Poetry Evening – Nalini Paul (Recorded Zoom)
13th      WORKSHOP – Poetry – Alison Craig (Recorded Zoom)
20th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Zoom)
27th      GUEST SPEAKER – Short Story Writing – Kate Blackadder (Competition Due: Poetry) (Recorded Zoom)
Nov 2021      
3rd      WORKSHOP – Creating Fictional Characters – Janice Johnston
10th      GUEST SPEAKER – Life Writing and Memoir – Carol McKay
17th      NO MEETING (Committee Night)
24th      WORKSHOP – Ideas for Life Writing – Linda Brown
Dec 2021      
1st      GUEST SPEAKER – Reimagining the Past, Inventing the Future – Lawrence Crawford (Competition: General Short Story)
8th      WORKSHOP – Writing Dramatic Monologues – Lawrence Crawford
15th      XMAS EVENT – Book Talk, Raffle, Xmas Quiz – (Recorded Zoom) (Competition: 50 word Flash Fiction)
22nd      NO MEETING (Competition Due: Non-Fiction Article)
29th      NO MEETING
Jan 2022  
5th      NO MEETING
12th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Zoom) (Competition Due: Drama)
19th      GUEST SPEAKER – Writing Children’s Fiction – (Recorded Zoom) Paul Bristow
26th      WORKSHOP – Fiction Writing for 8-12 Year Olds  – (Recorded Zoom) Maggie Bolton (Competition Due: Novel)
Feb 2022  
2nd      GUEST SPEAKER – Articles and Interviews: An Editor and Journalist’s Perspective – (Recorded Zoom) Sergio Burns
9th      FEEDBACK NIGHT (Zoom) (Competition Due: Children’s Fiction)
16th      WORKSHOP – Flash Fiction – (Recorded Zoom) AWC Committee
23rd      NO MEETING (Committee Night)
 Mar 2022  
2nd      CLUB NIGHT (Competition Due: Scottish Article)
9th      WORKSHOP – Writing for the Stage – Helena Sheridan
16th       FEEDBACK NIGHT (Competition Due: Woman’s Magazine Short Story)
18th – 20th      WRITERS’ WEEKEND CONFERENCE – Scottish Association of Writers (SAW) – Hilton Hotel, Cumbernauld
23rd      SAW SUCCESS NIGHT READINGS
30th      WORKSHOP – Non-Fiction Workshop: Bringing the Past to Life – Carolyn O’Hara (Competition Due: Flash Fiction)
Apr 2022  
6th      AYR WRITERS’ CLUB 2021/22 SUCCESS AND PUBLICATION READINGS 
13th      GUEST SPEAKER – Writing Song Lyrics – Scott Nicol
 20th      THE AYRSHIRE DRABBLE SCRIBBLE COMPETITION – A Story in Exactly 100 Words (Recorded Zoom)
27th      AYR WRITERS’ CLUB TROPHY NIGHT READINGS – 11 Competition Winners
May 2022  
4th      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Recorded Zoom)
11th      ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER – The Carlton Hotel, Prestwick
 19th      NO MEETING
26th      NO MEETING
Jun 2022
1st      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
8th      NO MEETING     
15th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
22nd      NO MEETING
29th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
Jul 2022  
6th      NO MEETING     
13th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
 20th      NO MEETING     
27th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
Aug 2022  
3rd      NO MEETING     
10th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)
 17th      NO MEETING     
24th      SUMMER FEEDBACK & READAROUND EVENING (Zoom)