A writers group to inspire & encourage all writers
Watford Writers
watfordwriters@gmail.com

 

Welcome to Watford Writers  

We are a friendly group of writers of all abilities. Join us and share your love of writing.

We meet every Monday, 7.30 - 9.30 pm, Oddfellows Meeting Hall, 22 The Avenue, Watford. 

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Next Meeting

September 17th

Characters from Your Pictures

 

 

2018 Harrington Competition Results 

 

Shortlist by Jan Moran Neil, B. Ed in Creative Writing

Final Judging Panel

Richard Harrington, MP for Watford

Peter Taylor, Mayor of Watford

Mary Meerabux, Teacher of History/Politics at Watford Girl's School

 

First Place

David Elliott - Deeds Not Words 

( with Jan Moran Neil ) 

 

Second Place

Jan Rees - Soldier Boys

 

Joint Third Place

Paul White - The Life and Times of Aunty Flake

Rob Summers - Bonsai

 

 

Read the judges comments and the winning and short listed stories

 

 

 

2018 Writer's Block Results 

February 27th at Watford Palace Theatre

 Judged by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director  of Watford Palace Theatre

Theme: Broken Glass

 

 

1. Mike Lansdown

2. Trevor Spinage

3. Andrea Neidel

4. Helen Nicell 

 

Watford Area Arts Forum Literature Competition

2017 Results

TOP THREE

1. Gary McLaren - Caution: Do not feed the animals

2. Louise Broadbent - The Quickening

3. Paul White - Harry Porter & The Philosopher's Throne

SHORTLIST

David Elliott - The Elixir of Life

Cynthia Marsh - Witchfinder

Cynthia Marsh - Wounds of the Fisher King

Shane Dempsey - White Biords

Angela Williams - Eiris

Mike Lansdown - Carnevale

Pauline Watson - Secrets

read all the stories

 


 

Recent Activities

Jack Bold Revealed

November 27th - Jackie Green and Brian Bold talk about QUOTA

    

 

 

Watford Big Wordfest

May 8th - Leigh Russell – Bestselling Crime Writer shares her Writing Tips

 

24th April – ‘An evening of poetry with Rosie Johnston and Sue Rose

 

10th April - An evening with Laura E James, author of ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’

 

 

 Christmas Dinner at The Essex Arms - 12th December 2016