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Humorous Poetry: Rhyme Time with Greta Yorke – 25 November 2020

Carolyn O’Hara kicked off the evening with a rousing and heartfelt introduction to her friend and fellow AWC member, Greta Yorke. She touched on Greta’s long association with AWC, her career as a primary school teacher, her love of language and her success as a writer of both fiction and poetry; including the many awards… Read More »Humorous Poetry: Rhyme Time with Greta Yorke – 25 November 2020

Ghosts, Invisibility and the Spectre of a Certain Mr. D Trump – 11 November 2020

The second club night of the 2020-2021 season proved that Ayr Writers’ Club members’ pens and fertile imagination are always at the ready. Jeanette launched us off with a selection of ‘what if?’ writing prompts. The first one was What if you could go forward to the end of 2021. What has changed?             Interestingly,… Read More »Ghosts, Invisibility and the Spectre of a Certain Mr. D Trump – 11 November 2020

Mining the facts: articles and non-fiction with Donald Reid – 4 November 2020

On Wednesday twenty of us gathered by Zoom to hear Donald Reid’s talk. I didn’t know what he was going to tell us except that it was related to writing non-fiction. However I ended up with seven pages of notes, because he provided so much information on topics he is passionate about. Donald retired after… Read More »Mining the facts: articles and non-fiction with Donald Reid – 4 November 2020