Results of poetry competition and reading of entries
15 Nov | Critique Night
"An Achilles Heel"
6 Dec | Silent Auction
Workshop, "Anatomy of Competition", led by Stuart Wardrop
20 Dec | Workshop 50:50
Bring 50 words – circulate them – add 50 words
10 Jan | Club Night
"The past is a foreign country"
24 Jan | Critique Night
"As ithers see us"
Closing date for Olive Lawrie Short Story Competition
7 Feb | Club Night
"A fine romance"
21 Feb | Cathy McPhail - writer
Results of Olive Lawrie Short Story Competition
7 Mar | Schools Poetry Competition Workshop led by Jim Waite
Closing date for President’s Prize
21 Mar | Rehearsal for Pocketful of Perthshire
28 Mar | Visit to Falkirk Writers Circle
"An evening of comedy"
4 Apr | President’s Prize announcement
Results and reading of entries
11 Apr | Annual Meal
18 Apr | AGM
Presentation of Schools Poetry Competition winners' certificates
2 May | Stovie Night
17 May | A Pocketful of Perthshire
Topic of own choice; max 40 lines
Deadline: 4 October
Result: 1 November
Adjudicator: Falkirk Writers Circle
Olive Lawrie Trophy: Short Story
"Strange but true"; max 2500 words
Deadline: 24 January
Result: 21 February
Adjudicator: Cathy McPhail
President's Prize: Prose or Verse
Topic of own choice; max 2500 words
Deadline: 7 March
Result: 4 April
Adjudicator: William Duguid
Critique Nights: members wishing their work to be appraised should bring 8 copies for distribution.
Length of pieces: With the exception of competition entries, pieces read at meetings should be a maximum of 750
words (prose) or 30 lines (verse). This could be a complete piece or an extract from a longer one.
Competition entries: poetry 40 lines, prose up to 2500 words.
Workshops: members should bring writing materials for working on the night.