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Writers & Artists – volumes of information for all writers

This site is a must for all writers, so much information, help and advice, not to be missed! There is a FREE writing competion on the site at the moment plus so many articles and contacts, just click on the … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report, 17 August 2016

It’s sometimes hard to keep reflecting and describing just how flipping great these meetings are – but being creative writers we will. With the Anthology gathering speed, this meeting focused on contributions for it and their authors. Going through those … Continue reading

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Free to enter Local Poetry Competition

This is very exciting for local writers, Free entry and for the winner a rare chance of a paid performance at one of the Birmingham Libraries! Local is good! See the website from this link ‘Poetry On Loan Competition‘ and … Continue reading

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Open Poetry Competition – Torbay

Dear Poetry Lovers I am sending your group details of the Torbay Open Poetry Competition with its first prize of a free weekend at Torbay Poetry Festival plus a cheque for £700.   Good Writing, Torbay Poetry Festival team Patricia … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 17 February 2016

Who knew that just 39 steps could take us so far? From a creative writing group, you might have come to expect a string of superlatives for everything that goes on. Sometimes though, perhaps less is more and we think it … Continue reading

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Ledbury Poetry Festival – Poetry Competition

Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition is now Live! We are delighted that Imtiaz Dharker has agreed to judge this year’s Poetry Competition. Unlike other poetry competitions, there is no sifting process – Imtiaz will read each and every poem. Imtiaz … Continue reading

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Pens of Erdington Creative Writing Competition – Update on Presentation Day

This special event certainly put the zing into the local creative writing world and an exhilarating atmosphere welcomed everyone in. With the crowd of participants and onlookers taking over the library, everyone was excited to meet and hear the winning … Continue reading

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Pens Competition Judging & Results

What great this was! Final Judging by Jan Watts – International Writer & Performer, Poet Laureate of Birmingham 2011-2012 and long time friend of Pens of Erdington. Adult Category FIRST PRIZE – ‘Bit Path’ by Jenny Roman A monologue. Poignant … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 2 December 2015

Another great meeting today, we are always pleased to see our regular members feeling as up beat and positive as ever to make a great atmosphere for creative work. We started off with the most important news, that of the … Continue reading

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Wheelie Bins in Space – Karen Cochrane

Winner of the Pens ‘Wheelie Bin’ mini competition November 2015. Radio interference squealed and shrieked as the three aliens sat huddled together on the top of the windswept hill. ‘Earth to Central, Earth to Central, come in …….’ Antennas quivered … Continue reading

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