Current Programme

Date Writing Prompt
22 July Write about the picture below
29 July Max 500 words – flash fiction – Greed
5 August If you won millions on the lottery, what would you do?
12 August I didn’t expect it to happen at midnight
19 August Short one act play – 3 people in a restaurant
26 August BANK HOLIDAY
2 September PICK COMPETITION WINNER FROM SHORTLIST
9 September She took a deep breath and said to her boss …
16 September An empty chair – Workshop with Barbara
23 September Bring a newspaper/magazine article – pick someone else’s to write about
30 September Entries for Burnley Literary Festival? OR – WRITERS’ CLINIC (moved from 2/9/19)
4th – 7th October` BURNLEY LITERARY FESTIVAL
7 October ‘Is there something you want to tell me?’
14 October Imagine a room and 2 people. Write about them – but set the story either before the 19th century or after the 22nd century.
21 October WRITERS’ CLINIC
28 October Dialogue ONLY. Write between 500 and 1000 words of dialogue. Tell the story using dialogue. No ‘he said/she said’ no description.
4 November Connect – hill, stone, jazzy
11 November Write about someone you admire – Workshop with Christine
18 November Closed Doors: What’s behind the door? Why is it closed?
25 November One breath away
2 December WRITERS’ CLINIC
9 December Closing line – “You don’t think that was just lemonade in your glass, do you?”
16 December CHRISTMAS DINNER – BRING A PARTY PIECE
23 December HOLIDAY

Old House 

Pennine Ink Writers’ Workshop members meet every Monday evening, 8-10 pm
at the Woodman Inn, Todmorden Road, Burnley.
New members welcome. For further information, contact Barbara McHallam
pennineink@gmail.com Or see our website http://www.pennineink.co.uk