Eurobodalla Writers Day Group Program 2020 Feb to June
In line with the new Coronavirus regulations and for the safety and health of our members, all Eurobodalla Writers day and night meetings at venues are cancelled until further notice. Online day group meetings have started every 3rd Wednesday using that day’s topics. Note: email of stories and poems prior as per Committee’s new guidelines (see Rosie’s emails for further information). Night group is also meeting online.
New enquiries welcome for when meetings in venues recommence.
*Drabbles (a complete story in 100 words exact) as per 2019: use one of the topics and incorporate the given feeling
5 Feb: Write a scene from childhood that involves 3 characters. Write it 3 times: from each character’s POV OR A Long Way from Water. Drabble: Humiliation
19 Feb: Home OR Dark Days. Drabble: Satisfaction
4 Mar: Workshop 1 – Inspiration from a work of art/music
18 Mar: Cliff-hanger: Enter a story as late as possible and leave it early. Topic: The hunter and the hunted OR Who do you think you are? Drabble: Bitterness
1 April: Dressed for success OR Driving. Drabble: Longing
15 April: A letter: to someone the narrator has been estranged from/not contacted for many years OR Recovery. Drabble: Puzzlement
** topics for May & June online day-time meetings.
6 May: Workshop 2
Part A: Writing in different tenses and persons. Part B: Reading a piece of ‘good’ writing and discussing why it works (or arguing that it doesn’t)
**20 May: Making ends meet OR ‘I wandered lonely…’ Drabble: Despair
3 June: The newcomer: a dialogue-only story for 2-3 characters. Before writing, do a character profile for each character. Present as a play-reading using other members. (Provide them with copies prior to the day) OR Tea and Toast. Drabble: Joy
**17 June: Pieces of the Puzzle OR The Wall. Drabble: Surprise