Village of Haddenham

New Group for Writers

Home » News » New Group for Writers
Writers Group 03
Writers Group 04

A new group for aspiring and experienced writers has been set up in Haddenham. We meet twice a month, one weekday evening in the back room of the Rose and Thistle and one Saturday morning at Haddenham Community Library. See below for the dates and times. You don't have to come to all meetings, just the ones you can make.

The current group of about half a dozen people are writing in fiction, autobiography, factual and self-help genres. We know there are more writers out there and we'd love to meet you. Writing is writing, whatever the genre, and there are plenty of crossover themes to talk about in our meetings. Narrative, character, building atmosphere and how to get published are all up for discussion.

The group is still very young and the format of the meetings is still evolving. Everyone will get a chance to bring a piece of writing, or an initial idea for a piece, to read out or pass round and get friendly, constructive feedback on how to improve or ideas for other directions to take. It takes a bit of time to get used to reading out your written work, but we're all in the same boat and want to support each other to get better.

We look forward to getting to know you at one of our meetings!

The next few meetings are:

  • Tuesday 18th March, 7.00-9.00pm back room of the Rose and Thistle.
  • Saturday 29th March, 10.00am-12.00pm, Haddenham Library.
  • Tuesday 15th April, 7.00-9.00pm, back room of the Rose and Thistle.
  • Saturday 26th April, 10.00am-12.00pm, Haddenham Library.

For more information, please contact June by Email at: june@core-business.co.uk

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Van Theft 02
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 21 Jun 4:30pm

According to local police, there have been a few thefts from motor vehicles in Haddenham and surrounding areas over the last week or two. No specific modus operandi has been adopted — entry has been forced on some vehicles but also insecure vehicles have been targeted. Residents are asked to report anything suspicious in the village. Tel: 101 Mob: 07973 210068Also, to ensure that no...

Road Names 03a
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 21 Jun 1:30pm

As regular visitors to the Haddenham.net Facebook page will be aware, the parish council recently invited local residents to suggest road names for the new Dandara (Glebe/Aston Road) development .Suggestions came thick and fast, and included names based on such local links as:Former VicarsChurch SeasonsPeasant family names from 1820...

Flat Lager
Haddenham Webteam: Wed 20 Jun 6:15pm

Haddenham teenager Kyle Eldridge looks set for a promising musical career.He features on drums in local band Flat Lager — recently described as "fresh new groove grunge rock with funky/alt danceable tunes".(Editor's note: hopefully some of our readers know what that means!)The band's line-up: Kyle Eldridge (drums) from Haddenham, Owen Peach (vocals/lead guitar) from...