Greetings scribes, a lively meeting with plenty of banter and laughs with some interesting stories and poems.
Present: John Goodwin, Rich Palmer, Helen Ratcliffe, Jennie Rook, Bob Barker,
Sue Megeniss, Paul Trebiss, Mary Duffy, Maurice Holloway and guest member Liz Coyne.
John welcomed Liz an asked her to introduce herself.
She is new to writing but has been in publishing on the business\advertising side. Liz likes writing poetry but is willing to take on other projects.
Currently she is taking a writing course run by Andrea Busfield where she met John & Mary. She said enjoyed our meeting and will be attending next week.
Mary Analysis of 'Morning song' written by Sylvia Plath.
Jennie Story End of the road.
Maurice Phrases Metaphors and similes from his latest novel
'Did Not Mean to Make you Cry'
Bob Extract Death in mind. A chapter from his next novel.
Coffee break 11.00.am to 11.15.am
Liz Poem Is it he.
Mary Poem Home Sweet Home by Ann Joyce.
5 minute exercise: To write ten pet hates or ugly things, then give the positive side.
Home writing prompt. Take a pet hate and expand on it showing the hate and a positive aspect.
Thanks to all who attended, next meeting 2nd May at Neos.