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REGULAR MONTHLY CREATIVE WRITING GROUP(we are on the fourth sunday in August; then back to the regular third). SAFE SPACE GROUP FOR LGBTQ(18+)WRITERS: all/mixed genres. CURRENTLY, we have gone INTERNATIONAL, on Zoom:) PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DETAILS CAREFULLY. THEY CONTAIN CRUCIAL INFO ON USING ZOOM AND ENTERING THE MEETING! NO PRESSURE TO READ AT YOUR FIRST MEET; YOU CAN GET A TASTER:) ATTENDEE LIMIT: 15. SO PLEASE RSVP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE; PLEASE ONLY RSVP YES IF YOU ARE LIKELY TO ATTEND YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR RSVP TO NO, later. THIS IS A CONSTRUCTIVE, DEVELOPMENTAL (ie the ways you could develop your work even further: characters, imagery)FEEDBACK GROUP RESPECT GUIDELINES APPLY, ie, IF YOU CANNOT AGREE, AGREE TO DISAGREE(RESPECTFULLY) WE READ ALOUD; AND YOU CAN FILE-SHARE ON SCREEN (if you know how to !) AS USUAL THE MEET IS IN TWO PARTS: PART ONE: THEME FOR PRE-PREPARED WRITING (reading time about 4/5 mins each depending on attendance); plus about 3 mins peer constructive feedback: HOW MY READING DOES(NOT)INFORM MY WRITING; this could,be, eg memoir, essay, a poem/story written in hommage to/influenced by a favourite writer etc. Or you could make a protest; and write what you want anyway (UNinfluenced...consciously uninfluenced anyway:P) THE GROUP IS PRIMARILY FOR READING ALOUD (plus sharing on screen AND reading what you are sharing). BUT IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE GROUP, YOU CAN LISTEN AND GET A TASTER. SHORT BREAK PART TWO: OUR FUN ON-THE-DAY WRITING ADVENTURES; you are given a verbal and/or visual prompt(s) on-screen; and you can read your work aloud IF you choose! You will be able to work share on the screen, BUT ONLY TO A URL(eg website/blog); it is mainly a reading aloud event. I AM GOING TO USE THE USUAL METHOD 4 ACCESSING THE MEETING ON ZOOM: 1.PLEASE SEND ME YOUR MOBILE NUMBER, IN A (SECURE) PRIVATE MESSAGE ON THIS SITE, by the morning of saturday 22 August 2. ON THE MORNING OF THE MEET (not too early!) I SHALL TEXT YOU THE MEETING ID NUMBER & PASSCODE. I WILL NOT KEEP IT(after the meet)WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY GIVEN ME YOUR MOBILE NUMBER, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SEND IT AGAIN:everyone who attended previous meets of this and Book Group gave me permission to keep their mobile number. Thanks:) 3. AT 1.15. PUT THESE DETAILS IN ZOOM ("Join Meeting") and you are in! I AM SORRY BUT UNABLE TO GIVE TECHNICAL HELP WITH ZOOM ISSUES HERE ARE THE LINKS TO HOW TO INSTALL ZOOM ON THE COMMON DEVICES: WINDOWS https://zoom.us/support/download APPLE MAC (laptop/desktop) https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/203020795-How-To-Install-on-Mac APPLE IOS (I-pad and I-phone) https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 ANDROID https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=en PAYMENT: £2.50/£3 (dependent on numbers) to cover(NO profit!) my Zoom and Meet Up (Organiser) subs NO PRESSURE TO PAY if: you are on a low rate of benefits On a very low income. I will share my bank details after the meet. If you have already paid-the same month- for the Book Group-please don't pay again(that same month)! PLEASE PAY FOR JUST ONE MEETING AT A TIME:) THANKS.
PLEASE NOTE, THE NUMBERS MARKED AS ATTENDING (AND BEING MEMBERS OF)THESE GROUPS, ON MEET UP, DO NOT REFLECT THE TOTAL ATTENDANCE NUMBERS, AS WE HAVE FACEBOOK GROUPS AND AN EMAIL LIST! SO AVERAGE IS 6-10 FOR CREATIVE WRITING AND 5-9 FOR BOOK GROUP!
Many inspiring creatives pieces in varying genres and good discussion, with constructive feedback ; the group is going from strength to strength; thx to everyone who attended and to Joe for facilitating:) Next meet: July 31st; details soon:)