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Great readings this Thursday - Looks like we have a line-up of selected readings from some of Bangkok's finest published authors this Thursday. Collin Piprell (whose Magic Circles Trilogy first book is just out) Jim Newman Peter Montalbano Mithran Som C. Y. G. Jun 13, 2017 2:33 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Two-week workshop for writers on the lovely island of Koh Samui - Congratulations! Hope it goes very well.  Collin P. Feb 18, 2017 5:34 PM
Two-week workshop for writers on the lovely island of Koh Samui - Fancy doing some serious writing, sharing and learning on one of Thailand's most beautiful islands this March? I'll be conducting a two-week, no-holds-barred, hands-on course on writing for those who want to dig into the craft. The course is ho C. Y. G. Feb 18, 2017 3:44 PM
Hemingway's, if you're around - Hello, all — Collin and I will be at Hemingway's at around 6 pm today. This is to anyone else who's free and wants to join for a beer or wine. Cheers, Gopi C. Y. G. Oct 14, 2016 3:36 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Canceling today's Hemingway meeting - Just heard the announcement. Doubt there will be much cheer. I live close by, so might pop in for a bit to see if anyone is there around 8 pm. On Oct 13,[masked]:06 PM, "Mithran&q Saranit V. Oct 13, 2016 7:48 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Canceling today's Hemingway meeting - I was actually on my way their now. Maybe I'll just have a beer and go home. Mithran On Oct 13,[masked]:41, "C. Y. Gopinath" < Mithran Oct 13, 2016 6:06 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Canceling today's Hemingway meeting - For the best. Hard to say when next we'll be able to schedule same.  All the best,  Collin  On Thu, Oct 1 Collin P. Oct 13, 2016 5:55 PM
Canceling today's Hemingway meeting - Hello, all — In view of the King's deteriorating health, it seems like very poor form to go carousing this evening. I am therefore proposing that we cancel this evening's meeting and look for a different date. Gopi C. Y. G. Oct 13, 2016 5:41 PM
Hemingway is shutting down - Another landmark goes down! Heminway's, where this group has had so many of its meetups in the last few years, os downing shutters. Damian Mackay, the manager, said the land had been sold to a Japanese developer who would be building a hotel on C. Y. G. Oct 5, 2016 7:17 PM
Any takers? - Hello all — I got this letter from BBC UK at another meetup group I administer, called the Bangkok Cooking Club. They are on the lookout for an English speaking Thai woman between 45 and 65 willing to swap lives with a similar woman in the UK C. Y. G. Sep 8, 2016 10:39 PM
Opportunity to write for a creative anthology - I have just heard from my friend Virginia Jealous (yes, that is her name), who is heading a very interesting literary-cum-ornithology project called The FlightPath Project. See it here at https://flightpathproject.word­press.com/ Virginia C. Y. G. Apr 20, 2016 10:35 AM
Meetup details changed: Making a scene - I have had to change tomorrow's venue to Bitter Brown, following a letter from Hemingway's that they have several other fixtures the same evening and it could get a little noisy. For more details, see the full listing: C. Y. G. Mar 23, 2016 7:11 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Or we could even do two. One soon with Gopi's theme and one in Dec with Peter's, which seems like a good end of the year subject. Mithran On Nov 20,[masked]:20 PM, "Peter Montalbano& Mithran Nov 21, 2015 3:23 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Peter M. Nov 20, 2015 6:20 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - The following Thursday is also okay for me. Mithran On 20 November 2015 at 16:03, Jeff Streeby < Mithran Nov 20, 2015 4:49 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Let me know when you have a firm date. On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 2:01 PM, Collin Piprell < c Jeff S. Nov 20, 2015 3:44 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Next week Thursday should work for me (at 7 p.m.) I have Thanksgiving stuff during the day. And Gopi, that topic sounds lovely. x On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM, Collin Piprell Annie Nov 20, 2015 2:50 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - I'd try to make it if it were the week after next, but can't say for sure.  On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Mithran < Collin P. Nov 20, 2015 2:43 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Gopi, that sounds good.  I didn't actually have a topic in mind, was just thinking that we hadn't met in a while. Mithran On 20 November 2015 at 1 Mithran Nov 20, 2015 2:19 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Actually, I was going to post a meeting announcement. Did you have any topic in mind? I have been wanting to share some of the things I have learned in the C. Y. G. Nov 20, 2015 2:15 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meetup? - Hi Mithran,  Can't do it next Thursday. Maybe the following one; too soon to say for sure.  Cheers,  Collin  Collin P. Nov 20, 2015 2:01 PM
Meetup? - Hi All, I was talking to Annie on fb recently. Anyone interested in a meeting up in the next two to three weeks? Mithran -- PDTI King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Bangkhutien-Chaitalay Rd. Thakam Bangkok 10150 Thailand Mithran Nov 20, 2015 1:56 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Go set a barman - I'm sorry, folks, my bad entirely. This announcement has been waiting to go out for four days now, and I was smugly thinking I had sent it out. I realize now, from the numbers of Yes's, that it is a little late to have this, and am regretfully cancelli C. Y. G. Sep 9, 2015 10:43 AM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Venue change tomorrow - Preview not available Jeffrey W. Feb 20, 2015 5:51 AM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Venue change tomorrow - Preview not available Jeffrey W. Feb 18, 2015 8:52 PM
Venue change tomorrow - Hello, all — Please note the new venue is Bitter Brown at Asoke Court. Hemingway's was chock a block. Cheers,   Gopi C. Y. G. Feb 18, 2015 4:17 PM
Venue change tomorrow - Hello, all — Please note the new venue is Bitter Brown at Asoke Court. Hemingway's was chock a block. Cheers,   Gopi C. Y. G. Feb 18, 2015 4:17 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] How to join the Bangkok Writer Guild LINE group - Preview not available Michael Brad K. Dec 19, 2014 1:12 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] How to join the Bangkok Writer Guild LINE group - Here's an invite link. Let me know if it works. :) http://line.me/R/ti/g/PTiQ1qQR­Ym On Dec 17,[masked]:45 PM, "Peter Montalbano" < Saranit V. Dec 17, 2014 5:02 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] How to join the Bangkok Writer Guild LINE group - This is a bit of a hassle, so far . . . I finally went through the circuitous veri Peter M. Dec 17, 2014 3:45 PM
How to join the Bangkok Writer Guild LINE group - Hello all — I have set up a LINE group for our writers and strongly urge members to join it, as it makes quick discussions very easy. To join it — You must have LINE app on your mobile and have a username on it C. Y. G. Dec 17, 2014 12:34 PM
Venue shifted to Gopi's place — Mulling over 2014 - Hemingway's is all full up, so I've shifted the venue to my place. Not hard to find. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Bangkok-­Writers-Guild/event C. Y. G. Dec 15, 2014 1:50 PM
Okay, okay — it's Thanksgiving. Let's meet the next day instead. - My apologies for yet another change. Thursday is Thanksgiving, and many of our US members cannot make it. I'm shifting the meeting by just one day to Friday the 28th. Hope this will work for all now. C. Y. G. Nov 20, 2014 7:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Good writing = good storytelling? - Sorry, I made a spelling error and a date error, so I'm resending this announcement. Go here for full details. http://www.meetup.com/Bangkok-­Writers-Guild/events/21 C. Y. G. Nov 20, 2014 12:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Good writing = good storytelling? - Sorry, I made a spelling error and a date error, so I'm resending this announcement. Go here for full details. http://www.meetup.com/Bangkok-­Writers-Guild/events/21 C. Y. G. Nov 20, 2014 12:42 PM
Request for short stories - Saltimbanque Books is accepting submissions for an anthology of science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror stories in which the villain is a child (or children). Feel free to stretch the definitions of "villain" or "child"--be creative!  Deadl C. Y. G. Nov 2, 2014 7:54 AM
Meeting postponed by a week to Nov 13 - I'm sorry, folks — it does look like this date is clashing with Loy Krathong time for many members who would like to attend. The topic is an important and heartfelt one and rather than stick to the date and have a small turnout, I am choosing to inco C. Y. G. Nov 1, 2014 10:15 PM
Date change to June 26 - Hello all — Terribly sorry to inflict this on you, but it seems there may be a conflict with other functions at the venue. I want to propose shifting the meeting to the following week same time same place — June 26, 7 pm at Hemingway's. C. Y. G. Jun 11, 2014 4:27 PM
Meetup details changed: The Story Planner - I've changed the topic for this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Bangkok-­Writers-Guild/events/176393382­/ When C. Y. G. Apr 22, 2014 7:03 AM
Meetup venue changed: Chris Backe's secrets - Sorry, folks, I've had to change the venue for this Thursday's meetup back to our previous haunt, Bitter Brown. Turned out Hemingway's will be having a simultaneous party for 50 on the same floor and room as us. Guaranteed to drown our wisdom out. For C. Y. G. Sep 17, 2013 7:40 PM
one more quick look - Peter M. Jul 24, 2013 9:12 PM
Tomorrow's meeting . . . what will be found in translation? - Peter M. Jul 24, 2013 3:35 PM
Short story up. - Hey everyone, I had a short story published a while ago, here's the link if anyone's interested:   http://www.tqrstories.com/       Mithran Jul 12, 2013 4:17 PM
Meetup date change: Found in translation - Dear friends — I'd like to announce a change of date for our upcoming meetup Found in Translation. This meetup had been scheduled for July 11 coming up, but upon Peter Montalbano's request, I am rescheduling it to July 25 (our usual C. Y. G. Jul 7, 2013 9:49 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Preview not available C. Y. G. Jun 17, 2013 8:10 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Hi Gopi: Was the event tonight cancelled? I arrived at the Crossbar on Soi 23 and it was empty. I waited for 15 minu Kompalya T. Jun 17, 2013 8:04 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Preview not available Mithran Jun 17, 2013 11:27 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Preview not available C. Y. G. Jun 11, 2013 12:08 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Hi I just received this. Did you mean Monday June 17th? Kompalya T. Jun 11, 2013 11:27 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Preview not available Collin P. Jun 10, 2013 4:12 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Preview not available Mithran Jun 10, 2013 4:08 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Meet L Marie Butler - Hi all, I'll be in Japan until June 25. Mihnea www.simandan.com Mihnea Jun 10, 2013 2:52 PM
Meet L Marie Butler - Hello all — L Marie Butler, one of our members, is a screenplay writer from New York, in Bangkok till August. Her schedule makes it difficult for her to attend our meetings but she has been extremely keen to meet up with our writers and under C. Y. G. Jun 10, 2013 2:50 PM
(no subject) - Preview not available Jeffrey W. May 28, 2013 3:39 PM
(no subject) - Preview not available Jeffrey W. May 28, 2013 3:37 PM
(no subject) - Preview not available Jeffrey W. May 28, 2013 6:10 AM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] what is happening to journalism? - Peter M. Apr 22, 2013 6:54 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] what is happening to journalism? - I love dangling modifiers, supposing that's what this is. Rare entertainment for editors. Bernard Trink, a local scrivener with a wid Collin P. Apr 22, 2013 5:56 PM
what is happening to journalism? - Peter M. Apr 22, 2013 8:38 AM
Further to Gopi's "egoism" - As it were. Maybe this is of interest: http://www.brainpickings.org/i­ndex.php/2013/04/18/e-b-white-­on-egoism-and-the-art-of-the-e­ssay/ Cheers, Collin Collin P. Apr 22, 2013 7:13 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Discount at Hemingway for Bangkok Writers Guild members - Hello and Greetings from the east coast U.S.A.!   I would love to know your meeting schedule for the months of May-June-July. I will arrive in Bangkok at beginning of May for a three month stay. looking L. Marie B. Apr 19, 2013 6:59 PM
Discount at Hemingway for Bangkok Writers Guild members - Just heard from Hemingway's Restaurant, where we are scheduled to have our next meeting on April 25, that they are happy to offer a 10% across-the-board discount for all Guild members who are attending the meeting. This discount only applies to those a C. Y. G. Apr 19, 2013 2:23 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Bangkok launch of The Book of Answers - Hi Gopi: Kompalya T. Mar 8, 2013 11:52 PM
Bangkok launch of The Book of Answers - There will be a launch of my novel, The Book of Answers, in Bangkok at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, at 8 pm on March 14, 2013. The Indian Ambassador, H.E. Anil Wadhwa, has kindly agreed to participate in a moderated discussion w C. Y. G. Mar 8, 2013 9:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Blokked Writers — Not 20$ to attend, only $3 (100 baht) as always - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Bangkok-­Writers-Guild/events/94924412/­ When : Thursday, Jan C. Y. G. Dec 11, 2012 6:12 PM
article with Peter - Dear all, Mihnea Dec 2, 2012 6:53 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] The Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi - Peter — Congratulations are in order! I know what it feels like when a slow labor of love finally sees light of day. Hope this goes far and wins a prize or two. From bitter experience, I should alert you that C. Y. G. Aug 16, 2012 2:54 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] The Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi - Peter M. Aug 16, 2012 7:43 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] The Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi - Congratulations, Peter. You must be pleased. I assume it'll soon be distributed through other channels as well. I look forward to reading it.  Cheers,  Collin  P.S.: We still ha Collin P. Aug 16, 2012 6:39 AM
The Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi - Preview not available Peter M. Aug 15, 2012 12:43 PM
apologies - last email not intended for all! - Peter M. Aug 14, 2012 12:37 AM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] My book has been published!! - Peter M. Aug 14, 2012 12:31 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] My book has been published!! - Hello Ruth, Congratulations and this is amazing. Looking forward to read your work. Best Regards, Bhavna  On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Mithran Bhavna K. Jul 31, 2012 2:28 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] My book has been published!! - Hi Ruth That's really good news.  I checked the link -- some great reviews you've got there! cheers Mithran On 29 July[masked]:08, Ruth < Mithran Jul 31, 2012 1:53 PM
My book has been published!! - Hello Bangkok Writers' Guild! Hop Ruth Jul 29, 2012 5:08 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Preview not available alastair Jul 5, 2012 12:12 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Preview not available Mithran Jul 4, 2012 6:04 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Preview not available Josie Jul 3, 2012 5:37 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Preview not available Ruth Jul 2, 2012 10:58 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Preview not available Mithran Jul 2, 2012 12:51 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Peter M. Jul 2, 2012 11:28 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Questions — on topics and anthology - Hi Gopi, Yes, it's high time we meet again. Regarding the anthologies, both my stories were uploaded on DropBox months ago. Mihnea Mihnea Jul 2, 2012 11:04 AM
Questions — on topics and anthology - Hello, all — We've not met for a couple of months now, both directly linked to my being out of Thailand for long spells, and two of the assistant organizers, Jöran and Mihnea, also not being around. I'm back now and would like to announce a C. Y. G. Jul 2, 2012 10:53 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Farewell - Wow Gopi! The commonwealth prize! That's very impressive. Happy writing everyone :) Keep me updated on anthology de Ruth Apr 25, 2012 2:00 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Farewell - Preview not available Mithran Apr 25, 2012 10:15 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Farewell - Preview not available Collin P. Apr 25, 2012 8:33 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Farewell - Preview not available alastair Apr 24, 2012 9:48 PM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Farewell - Preview not available C. Y. G. Apr 24, 2012 5:59 PM
Farewell - Preview not available Ruth Apr 24, 2012 3:55 PM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Novelists rool, OK! - Preview not available Peter N. Apr 1, 2012 7:26 AM
Novelists rool, OK! - Greetings. Just came across this item in an interview with Noam Chomsky, and thought you might be interested Collin P. Mar 30, 2012 1:46 PM
also envious/ Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] I'm off to the Archery World Cup - Minhea, I am also envious. Best of luck, and I'm looking forward to hearing stories of Shanghai. Peter, I'm Collin P. Mar 30, 2012 9:37 AM
RE: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] I'm off to the Archery World Cup - Preview not available Peter N. Mar 30, 2012 8:48 AM
I'm off to the Archery World Cup - Hi guys, In case you're wondering why you haven't heard from me in a while: i Mihnea Mar 29, 2012 3:17 PM
[Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Thanks - Hi Alastair, Collin P. Mar 10, 2012 8:08 AM
Thanks - Hi Alastair, Thanks for this. It is interesting, and coincidently, I was planning to post a related blog ite Collin P. Mar 10, 2012 7:16 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Fun? - Hi Colin, I thought you might get a kick out of this. Obviously it's not an old idea, but someone's on the same track... alastair Mar 9, 2012 8:29 PM
Wednesday Writing on hold - Hi guys, I removed the Wednesday Writing meetup, because I'm going to Malaysia on business, and will be gone for at least a month. Alastair might still go, because he is actively writing in coffee shops several days a week, but I can't promise Joran O. Mar 4, 2012 12:13 AM
Hi: - Dear friend, I ordered one(apple macbook ) from this website ( hk-electronic.com )one week a Mihnea Feb 28, 2012 4:57 AM
Re: [Bangkok-Writers-Guild] Message from one Tammy - Preview not available Bhavna K. Feb 26, 2012 8:15 PM

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