Thurrock Writers Circle September report

Chairman Joy Ridgewell welcomed a visitor Otis Hitton to the Writers Circle this month, The speaker was Author Karen Bowman who has written the story of The Essex Girls this is about the history of women who have come from Essex one being the life of Bodica and Karen is currently writing the story of The Essex Boys.

Karen wore and demonstrated the dress of a woman from a bygone age and told how the lives of women, such as in King Henry V111’s and Oliver Cromwell’s era lived and was treated and how things have changed over the centuries.

Preparations are in hand for a combined event of The Thurrock Arts Council and Thameside Theatre Anniversary’s on 29th October 2011 where a showcase for Thurrock Arts will be performed. The TWC anthology is being prepared for this event.

Twelve members will be attending a writing weekend at Belstead House in Ipswich later this month. The TWC annual Christmas short story competition is to be kindly judged by Thurrock Gazette.

October 5th & 19th meetings will be held at Hugh Delargy Close Chadwell St Mary, Grays Essex 7-30pm –9-30pm.

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