Liskeard Writers Group - Cornwall Chronological History of Assignments

Chronological History of Assignments

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20170516

Assignment details for 20th February 2018...-+-... is to write a story based around the phrase - "The Magic Ring"
Ten Minute Exercise : ""

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20170516

Assignment details for 6th February 2018...-+-... is to write a story based around the phrase - ""
Ten Minute Exercise : ""

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20170516

Assignment details for 16th January 2018...-+-... is to write a story based around the phrase - ""
Ten Minute Exercise : ""

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20170516

Assignment details for 16th May 2017...-+-... is to write a story based on - "A small terrier (dog)."
Ten Minute Exercise : ""

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20170502

Assignment details for 2nd May 2017...-+-... is to write a story based on the quote - "You can't run from the shadow, but you can invite it to dance."
Ten Minute Exercise : "Unwelcome Intruder"

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20170418

Assignment details for 18th April 2017...-+-... is an open theme, to write a story based on an idea of your own.
Ten Minute Exercise : "Egg shaped container / trinket" originally produced using a 3D printer

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20170404

Assignment details for 4th April 2017...-+-... to create a piece about - "a very old childs boot" found in the overgrown part of the garden of a minors cottage

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20170321

Assignment details for 21st March 2017...-+-... is to make a choice between "A Rugby Match Photograph" or "I / She / He / They Dread the sound of the key in the lock".

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20170307

Assignment details for 7th March 2017...-+-... to create a piece about - "A sense of smell (Aroma)"

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20170221

Assignment details for 21st February 2017...-+-... is to write a story based on a "A piece of Music."
Ten Minute Exercise : "On entering the grove of Oak trees"

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20170207

Assignment details for 7th February 2017...-+-... is to write a story based on a "A favourite Poem."
Ten Minute Exercise 1 : "Out of the Blue"
Ten Minute Exercise 2 : "Let's take a walk."

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20170117

Assignment details for 17th January 2017...-+-... to create a piece about - "He'd never noticed that door before."

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20161220

Assignment details for 20th December 2016...-+-... to create a piece of Flash Fiction (500 words) about - "T'was the night before Christmas."

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20161206

Assignment details for 6th December 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on a "A Sat Nav" and "The Remote's Gone"

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20161115

Assignment details for 15th November 2016...-+-... is Open, to make your own choice of genre and suggestion / idea.
Finalise and practice the stories you will be presenting at the Festival on 12th November. Venue ~ St. Nicolas Church, Parish of St Martin

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20161101

Assignment details for 1st November 2016...-+-... This times theme is to finalise and arrange the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.
Venue confirmed as the St. Nicolas Church, West Looe, at 15:30 (half past three).

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20161018

Assignment details for 18th October 2016...-+-... This meeting is a pre-reading of the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.
to obtain timings for each piece and practice in the Gallery room.

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20161004

Assignment details for 4th October 2016...-+-... This times theme is to write a story or scene within a new genre, one that is not in your normal comfort zone.
The piece could be about any subject that presents a challenge to the writer.

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20160920

Assignment details for 18th October 2016...-+-... This meeting is a practice reading of the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.

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20160906

Assignment details for 6th September 2016...-+-... is to write a story or scene, based on A well known or favourite piece of art (painting or sculpture) of which the whole group might be
familiar with (again not easy to guess). The piece could be about the sculpture/scene or something from the character of the artist as he was making it.

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20160816

Assignment details for 16th August 2016...-+-... is to write a story or scene, choosing a specific literary/book/film character which the whole group might be familiar with (not easy).
The point of the piece is to create a 'prequel' i.e. the story/scene should be something from before that character appears in the book/film etc.
Ten Minute Exercise : "A Ship in A Bottle."

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20160802

The theme or topic for 2nd August 2016...-+-... is to create a short story based around "What happened in Rome?"

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20160719

Assignment details for 19th July 2016...-+-... to create a piece about - "Attonement, Model and Heritage."

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20160705

Assignment details for 5th July 2016...-+-... to create a piece about - "A Cycling Pursuit."

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20160621

Assignment details for 21st June 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on the theme "Buscuits"
Ten Minute Exercise : "On The Beach"

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20160607

Assignment details for 7th June 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on the genre of "Crime"
Ten Minute Exercise : "The Folding Stool"

Note: To be truly creative you must first learn not to be afraid of being wrong

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20160517

Assignment details for 17th May 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on the theme "Quotation" working from a well known quotation of your own choice.
Ten Minute Exercise : "Font of All Knowledge"

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20160503

Assignment details for 3rd May 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on the theme "Gravity"
Ten Minute Exercise : "A Stab in The Dark"

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20160419

Assignment details for 19th April 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "An Empty Key Ring / Split Ring, A Laughing Buddha with a sack and a fan, and A Spectacle Lens"

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20160405

Assignment details for 5th April 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on the theme "Sunshine"

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20160315

Assignment details for 15th March 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Box in The Attic"

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20160301

Assignment details for 1st March 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on one of the letters from last times assignment and write an asnwer.

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20160216

Assignment details for 16th February 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Storm" and to Write A Letter

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20160202

Assignment details for 2nd February 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Journey"
Ten Minute Exercise : "Evergreen - Memories"

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20160119

Assignment details for 19th January 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Ghost, A Dog and A Wedding"
Ten Minute Exercise : "In the morning, Father is lying on the settee."

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20160105

Assignment details for 5th January 2016...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Pineapple, A Young Woman and A Haunted House."
Ten Minute Exercise : "Floods, Bridge and Sandbag."

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20151215

Assignment details for 15th December 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "The Discussion" a dialogue piece.
Christmas party and nibbles

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20151201

Assignment details for 1st December 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "Names" Dialogue only
Ten Minute Exercise : "Poetry Competition."

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20151117

Assignment details for 17th November 2015...-+-... is "Open", to write a story based on own idea

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20151103

Assignment details for 3rd November 2015...-+-... is to re-run through stories chosen for Looe Literary Festival 2015

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20151020

Assignment details for 20th October 2015...-+-... is to write a story or choose one for use at Looe Literary Festival 2015
To gain practice and timings.

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20151006

Assignment details for 6th October 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "Birmingham, A Library, A Road Atlas and A Lavender Sachet."

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20150915

Assignment details for 15th September 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on Words from a Codebreaker,
MaryH fetched in a codebreaker puzzle containing 24 words.
The challenge is to write a story using at least 5 of those words.
Ten Minute Exercise : "Never in A Million Years."

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20150901

Assignment details for 1st September 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Deadly Silence"

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20150818

Assignment details for 18th August 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "Circus / Fairground"

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20150804

Assignment details for 4th August 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on something chosen from the pages of the ASDA magazine
Discussion : "Actually Writing Creatively."

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20150721

Assignment details for 21st July 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "Happy Holidays"
Ten Minute Exercise : "Blue."

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20150707

Assignment details for 7th July 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Spy Story"

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20150616

Assignment details for 16th June 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on a location which has been provided, but story content is own choice.
Ten Minute Exercise : Write a sentence and pass it on to next member of group/.

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20150602

Assignment details for 2nd June 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo" and "Persuasion."

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20150519

Assignment details for 19th May 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "My Apologies"
Ten Minute Exercise : "Secret Garden."

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20150505

Assignment details for 5th May 2015...-+-... is "Open" to write a story based on own choice.
Ten Minute Exercise : "A Brolly, A Purse and A Bottle of Water."

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20150421

Assignment details for 21st April 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "The Adventures of A £1 coin"

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20150407

Assignment details for 7th April 2015...-+-... is to write a story that begins and ends with the phrase "In the end it didn't really matter."
Ten Minute Exercise : "Cheese and Wine Party."

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20150317

Assignment details for 17th March 2015...-+-... is "Open", to write a story based on own idea.
Six Minute Exercise : "Fireman's Tale."
Five Minute Exercise : "What do you dream about."

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20150303

Assignment details for 3rd March 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "A Memory Stick, Mobile Phone and A Tablet"
Ten Minute Exercise : "Bring some food with you for Brother Walter."

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20150217

Assignment details for 17th February 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on "Pictures from a Callender"
Ten Minute Exercise : "Magic Key."

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20150203

No Assignment details for 3rd February 2015...-+-... A talk was delivered by Anne Foweraker which included a signed copy of her book for £8 per person.

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20150120

Assignment details for 20th January 2015...-+-... is to write a story based on Using Characterisation

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