Greetings scribes, another good attendance and lots of interesting stories from the writing prompt, 'There's no place like home'.
Present: John Goodwin, Rich Palmer, Helen Ratcliffe, Michael White, Jenny Rook,
June Megeniss, Nikki Burroughs, Caroline Harman-Smith, Svetlana Garshina,
Paul Trebiss, Mary Duffy.
John opened the meeting with an insight into book reviews by U.K Authors opening pages competition. The entry fee was £5 and £18 for a professional review of the Synopsis and first3000 words of your novel. The Report consisted of scores out of ten on the following topics:
Actual scores and comments are available on our tutorials page.
Also provided were 30pages of standard guidance based on CWA reviews and up to 10 reports from professional copy readers.
June Story There's no place like home.
Mike Story There's no place like home.
Mary Story Borneo.
Rich Story There's no place like home.
Coffee break 11.00.am to 11.15.am
Helen Poem There's no place like home.
Pau Story The home that once was.
Svetlana Story Homemade Pies.
Nikki Poem Home Comforts.
Rich Story There's no place like home
John Story There's no place like home (An expats life)
Writing Prompt: Write something on any subject using metaphors and similes.
Thanks to all who attended, next meeting 25th, April at Neos.