I hope you are all staying safe, keeping well and finding ways to stay in touch and continue writing during the current crisis. We are implementing a number of strategies to try and support you, including videos covering the six workshop course, exclusive writing competitions, a chance to get feedback on your work, and regular get togethers via Zoom. To access support please register as a member at www.lincolnshirewriters.com
WEB SITE MEMBERS AREA The Lincolnshire Writers website has been redesigned to provide an exclusive members area where you can gain access to a range of resources and support during the current crises, Go to www.lincolnshirewriters.com and register as a member.
CABIN FEVER: Exclusive members only competitions One story - 500 words - 6 weeks - Submission deadline Sunday 17th May. Publication and a prize for the winner. Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
STAYING HOME: You can also enter the Hammond House 500 word competition Staying Home at:
www.hammondhousepublishing.com We commissioned Beverley singer songwriter Rachel Mckenna to write a song to give you some inspiration and Alex made a video to go with it. You can watch the video at https://youtu.be/OQ_Jd4txtAI
FEEDBACK: Receive useful feedback on your work in progress from experienced and qualified members. Details in the members area at www.lincolnshirewriters.com
WEEKLY WEBINARS: Well, more like conference calls but we couldn’t resist the opportunity for alliteration. Ask questions, make suggestions and keep up to date with other members. We are currently working out the technicalities and all members should receive an email invitation shortly
VIDEO WORKSHOPS The first batch of video workshops The Secrets of Storytelling are now available to members at www.lincolnshirewriters.com.
CROWDFUNDING To cover the cost of producing the video workshops we are proposing to run a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter and would welcome your support in sharing details of the campaign or supporting it directly. A suggestion was to donate the your subs for the writers group meetings over the next 3 months. Details will be available soon.
We would welcome feedback, suggestions, requests and ideas on anything else we can do, literary or otherwise, to support you during the current crisis.
Take care and stay safe.