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Ayr Writers’ Club Embrace Their Inner Child – 24 February 2021

On Wednesday evening, Ayr Writers’ Club were treated to a workshop run by our very own Janice Johnston. Janice joined the Club in the mid-’90s, serving as both Treasurer and President on more than one occasion. She is currently SAW Competition Secretary and has had many writing successes, writing for BBC radio in the forms… Read More »Ayr Writers’ Club Embrace Their Inner Child – 24 February 2021

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction* – Bringing the Past to Life – Non-Fiction Workshop with Carolyn O’Hara – 17 February 2021

Carolyn O’Hara’s infectious enthusiasm and passion for historical non-fiction writing brought our screens to life, guiding a busy Zoom session of nineteen participants through her Bringing the Past to Life workshop. A talented poet and non-fiction writer, with articles published in a variety of magazines (Scottish Memories, Highlander and Best of British) Carolyn has also… Read More »Truth is Stranger Than Fiction* – Bringing the Past to Life – Non-Fiction Workshop with Carolyn O’Hara – 17 February 2021

Grab yourself a journalist: self-publishing and self-promotion with Ken McGaffin and John Crowley – 27 January 2021

A.W.C. was treated to a highly enjoyable and informative evening as our own Ken McGaffin and journalist John Crowley shared their expertise. Co-authors of their, soon to be published A Digital PR Recipe Book  (tip number one there, by the way – start promoting your work before it’s finished) they gave us a wealth of… Read More »Grab yourself a journalist: self-publishing and self-promotion with Ken McGaffin and John Crowley – 27 January 2021

Subverting the obvious from Tuscany to the bathroom: Writing for children with Linda Strachan – 20 January 2021

To do justice to the wealth of advice and ideas Linda Strachan shared with the assembled Zoom Squares on Wednesday evening it would simply require a transcript. Alternately, you could buy her 2019 title Guide to Writing for Children and YA (Go on, I’m sure you got some book tokens for Christmas). The pearls and… Read More »Subverting the obvious from Tuscany to the bathroom: Writing for children with Linda Strachan – 20 January 2021