Aaand... Stop!

Pencils down!

The Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2018 is now closed.

Thank you to everybody who has entered, we look forward to reading all your stories.

Winners will be announced in May, but keep your eyes peeled for the longlist and the shortlist, which we'll publish as they become available.

If this has given you a taste for competitions, don't forget to check out our competition listings page for more opportunities.

Not long left!

Don't forget the Exeter Writer's Short Story Competition closes on 28th February at midnight!

There's still a bit of time to polish up those stories and sent them in.

Don't forget to read the guidelines, and good luck! We look forward to reading your entries...

Book Quiz Winners!

Last night (Thursday 15th Feb), the staff of Roman Gate Waterstones in Exeter hosted the fiendishly tricky Big Book-Lover's Quiz, with proceeds going to the charity, Book Trust.

Exeter Writers, Su Bristow, Margaret James and Angela Wooldridge came a very respectable second place, pipped at the post by one point!

Keep your eyes peeled if you missed out, because it could become a regular event, (the quiz, that is - not us coming second!) The learning points we've taken away from this are; 

Write something down! A guess has more chance of winning a point than an empty space and, anagrams are HARD!

Deceit is a dangerous game... the world of books, one of the most sought after blogs to have your book reviewed is with Anne Williams on her blog, Being Anne.

This week, Exeter Writer, Elizabeth Ducie's latest novel, Deception! is in the limelight. Click here to see what Anne has to say about it!

Happy New Year!

It's still January, so it's still acceptable to say that isn't it?
Exeter Writers started the new year with an article by Jo Cole in Febuary's Writing Magazine. If you'd like to read a bit more about what we do, then pick up a copy (we're on page 46!).

Do you have writing plans for the new year? 

If you're planning to enter any competitions, please bear in mind that our short story competition closes on 28th February. The first prize is £500.

We also have links to other competition listings on our National Competitions page.

If you're thinking of joining a writing group, we have a list of local groups on our Useful Links page.  
Honiton Writers, who are looking for new members, have an open meeting on Saturday 27th January at The Star Inn, Honiton. Visit their facebook page for further details.