Forthcoming Events


Next Workshop

5th March 2015

“Inside Short Stories”

Jan Edwards and Peter Coleborn are both writers and editors. Between them they run Alchemy Press, a small independent publisher well respected in the fantasy/horror field, especially for its original anthologies. As a result, they know a lot about short stories.

This month, Jan and Peter will be leading a workshop along the lines of a general ‘writing short fiction’. They will also give guidance about market research and manuscript presentation and are willing to answer your questions around these topics.

They will also be making you work hard so:-

Please bring pen and paper.


Salvo 8 – Launch

The official launch of the anthology will be

Saturday, 21st March

2.00 – 4.00 pm

In the upstairs meeting room at Hall Green Library.

There will be readings from the anthology and from other projects that members of the group have been involved with.

Please come along, bring your family and friends and buy extra copies of the book.

Salvo 8 a showcase anthology of work by members of the group.

If you cannot get along on the 21st either contact me to arrange the best way of getting copies, or come along to a meeting. Copies are for sale at £6.99 each.


Future Meetings

7th May – Birmingham Poet Laureate Adrian Blackledge will be leading    the workshop

3rd September –  Helena Hempstead  will lead a workshop on the theme of ‘Birmingham Under’.

1st October –  National Poetry Day

December – Annual prose and poetry competitions.

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