Ormskirk Writers' & Literary Society - OWLS - was established in 1963 by Dora Doyle to promote local writers. Founder member Ron Bartholomew contributed to the Waverly Encyclopaedias and was widely published in Practical Mechanics Magazine. A successful playwright, he opened his house to us for weekly meetings and served us with tea and home made cakes for many years. As Otis lifts Chief Engineer he also designed the press button control boxes used in lifts to this day. ALT="Ormskirk Writers' & Literary Society">

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Ormskirk Writers & Literary Society (OWLS) When? Meetings held on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30 Where? New Church House Who to contact? If you are interested in joining, or just want to enquire about what’s going on this year please contact… The secretarial team: Saime Higson: saimehigson@hotmail.co.uk Val Hearn: jrhearn@supanet.com Or: Find us on facebook: Either search for us or follow this link. https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/ 124457731015964/?fref=ts What to expect? Ormskirk Writers’ & Literary Society - OWLS was established in 1963 to promote local writers. Today, whether your into poetry, playwriting or prose, OWLS offers a relaxed atmosphere where both novice and experienced writers can meet and discuss their work. All visitors may attend three free meetings before joining. What’s on this year’s program? May 20th Jun 3rd Jun 17th Jul 1st Jul 15th Aug 5th Aug 19th Sept 2nd Sept 16th Oct 7th Oct 21st Nov 4th Nov 18th Dec 2nd Jan 6th Jan 20th Feb 3rd Feb 17th Mar 3rd Mar 17th Write on the Night: Opening line, “It’s my fault” Workshop on dialogue Debate and discussion evening. Manuscript evening Write on the Night: Pick and Mix Manuscript evening Manuscript evening Booze and Amuse. Pick your favourite books, new books you’ve read or anything you want to share. Dora Doyle Manuscript evening Jo Cowell (in house) Manuscript evening: Murder and Mayhem: Halloween/bonfire night. Write on the Night, objects as stimulus. Christmas Party Manuscript evening, Reflections theme Manuscript night, Burns night/Scottish theme Manuscript evening. Manuscript evening: Valentine’s Day story/poem whatever you like. AGM Manuscript evening.

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