New Free Weekly Writing Group Launched

Will be based in the OPEN Ealing Arts Centre in Dickens Yard

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January 4, 2024

If you have made a New Year’s resolution to write a book, play or poetry collection a new group being set up in Ealing may be just the thing for you.

A free to attend writing group, Shut Up and Write, is to begin its meetings on Tuesday 9 January and will continue on a weekly basis from 6pm to 8pm at the OPEN Ealing Art Centre.

All you need to bring is your writing device or, if you're old school, a notebook and pen.

Organiser Laurie O'Garro said, “Getting down to writing can be a challenge after a day at work, or when the children have gone to bed. Not everyone can rise at 5am and rattle off a thousand words, or slave over a hot laptop until the wee hours.

“The start of a new year is perfect for getting your writing habit under way and to keep you motivated and accountable, OPEN Ealing is hosting a weekly writing group - where you can bring your writing project and get stuck in for one hour. In the second hour, you are welcome to share what you've written (or not).”

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre is at 12 School Lane, Dickens Yard (W5 2TD).

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