We all have a story to tell, or there’s a poignant letter to a friend, a humorous poem or nostalgic script lurking somewhere in the back of our minds. Now is the time to settle down and put ‘pen to paper’; it is so therapeutic to offload jostling thoughts into a coherent readable whole.
Can you create a short story, make a parody from a well-known poem, or even write a play? Perhaps rewrite your life experiences onto that computer screen in an entertaining or informative way? This can encourage others to have a go too. We are all about support and encouragement. No experience is necessary, only the desire to have a go.
It is said that we all have a book in us, and with a little gentle nurturing, everyone can write poetry. Even a few jottings can start the ball rolling…
The Group Leaders Mike & Sheila started the Group in 2022, meeting alternate Wednesday mornings in member's homes. Such has been the success of the group that it has now grown as large as sitting rooms can accommodate, so there is now a waiting list pending the time when the group can move to a larger venue: Please contact Mike if you would like to join the waiting list,
The Group now contributes a piece of writing each month towards our u3a "Newsline" magazine. Here are some of them:
Think you might be interested in joining this group?
1. If you are not already a member of Southwell U3A but are interested in finding out more about this group and/or would like to attend one of their group meetings please click on the Contact Us link and let us know. We will arrange for the Group Leader to get in touch with you as soon as possible.
2. If you are already a member of Southwell U3A and are interested in joining this group you can contact the Group Leader directly. Their details are in the Group Leaderspage in our Membership Area of the website. As a Southwell U3A member you will have received the password for the Members Area pages in Newsline. If you have forgotten the password please use the Contact Usfacility on this website to request the password