Category Archives: Members Work

Writing an Autobiography PowerPoint slides

As promised, this is the wonderful presentation produced by Dr Val Inchley for her mini workshop on the topic at our recent Pens meeting. Although missing the most eloquent dialogue and discussion, it holds a comprehensive collection of information in … Continue reading

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Merrily Ablaze

More thoughts on the Bonfire season All around the flames flicked like serpent’s tongues. Leaping like fiery demons seeking out crevices where their heat had yet to reach. Fluidity spreading covering ever-wider territory, oozing seeping. Then a last searing explosion … Continue reading

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15 minute sketch on Magical Realism

During a recent mini workshop at the Pens group, this was Irenes ‘on the spot’ writing exercise. Standing at a bus stop near the Fire Station in Birmingham on a chill, blustery day, was a hungry mature art student, being … Continue reading

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Fireworks

A fun pices from Irene hinton-Mullins on the recent colorful festival Oh China!  What did you do? Sulphur, Charcoal & Saltpetre. Yes, it was you! Who invented Gunpowder. Celebration Fireworks, Then a battle tool If any animal nearby lurks It … Continue reading

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Great New Creative Writing from Karen Cochrane

Please find some of Karen’s latest writing to thrill and inspire you. Jilted The skirt rustled and swaying around her settling like a forlorn cloud around her frozen body. So cold. So very cold. Frozen to the very depth of … Continue reading

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Meeting Report 20 July 2016

The Community Room was a hot bed of crime today as we learnt the intricacies of planning and writing a crime story. Lead by our very own Karen Cochrane, an in-depth analysis of the planning and execution of a crime … Continue reading

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People Back to Back

“Where were we last night?” “I don’t remember.” “Were we at the Green Man?” “Nah!” “We must have been in the Sun then.” “Oh yeh! I remember the blonde with the big shelf.” “I’ve got a date with her tonight.” … Continue reading

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The 39 steps down

Sally & Jane were twins of seventeen years of age; they were very keen on hockey, netball & swimming.  One day they spoke to their parents saying that they would like to go pot-holing. Their father & Mother looked at … Continue reading

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New pieces of writing from Pens people

As it seems to be a little time since we had any new contributions from our members, please enjoy these and keep an eye out for others as we post them. Click the Titles to read the whole piece. NB … Continue reading

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Sleeplessness

Sleep evades me. I lie awake as the cold breath of night brushes my cheek kisses my lips. I am cocooned within the layers of my blankets as thoughts race through my mind forever whispering words of mantras of love … Continue reading

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