Current Programme

Programme – 13th July 2020 – 3rd January 2020)

Date Writing Prompt
13 July 2020  You’ve been wrongly accused of something, write a letter/email explaining what really happened
20 July Link – Wisdom, ice-cream, slippers
27 July You’re a big girl now …
3 August Living in the past
10 August A piece of cake
17 August Decide winner of our competition OR Invasion of the oxymoron
24 August Decide winner of our competition OR Stream of consciousness
31 August BANK HOLIDAY
7 September Write a story using the title of your favourite song as the title for the story
14 September A day with dirty Betty
21 September A creative non-fiction piece – 500 words
28 September Last tango in Torremolinos
5 October WRITER’S CLINIC
12 October Global cooling
19 October Wouldn’t it be nice
26 October If I ruled the world
2 November Make a book (similar to workshop with Winston Plowes) but person 1 puts title on cover, passes to next person, they write on page 1 and passes the book to the next person – they write on page 2, pass to next person for page 3 etc. until book full. Final page has to end the story.
9 November Shelter from the storm
16 November WRITER’S CLINIC
23 November Disaster
30 November As I said to Emily Bronte at Tesco yesterday
7 December Link – Crime, rose, castle
14 December CHRISTMAS DINNER – BRING A PARTY PIECE
21 December HOLIDAY
28 December BANK HOLIDAY
4 January 2021 The trip of a lifetime

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

Programme JANUARY 2020 – JULY 2020

Date Writing Prompt
6 January 2020 Write about one – or both – pictures below
13 January Break glass in emergency
20 January WORKSHOP WITH WINSTON PLOWES
27 January Shattered windows
3 February Death in the pilchard cellar
10 February It began to get dark
17 February WRITER’S CLINIC
24 February No – you can’t get out …
2 March Link – education, gun and gondola
9 March Excuses
16 March Describe your favourite place using all five senses
23 March You have a chance to go forward ten years in time. What has changed in the world?
30 March Bring in a small object from home/garden. (Write first and last line. Pass to next person to write the story.)
6 April A stanger in the photo
13 April BANK HOLIDAY
20 April WRITER’S CLINIC
27 April AGM
4 May Northern Soul
11 May A light in the darkness
18 May The attic
25 May BANK HOLIDAY
1June Turbulent waters
8 June She felt for the lock …
15 June Don’t drink the water
22 June WRITER’S CLINIC
29 June Sludge Lagoon
6 July Link – (ghost, table and bed) or (heaven, wolf and bookcase)

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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