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Exeter Authors Association Events 2018


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Exeter Authors Association

Chilcompton Fringe Festival 2018 - The Year It Rained!

Upcoming Author Events in 2019

Exeter Authors Association

The Exeter Authors Association is an association of professional authors and poets in England. We are looking for active, talented new members!

The aim of this group is to help fellow writers by -

  • Posting news about meetings of writers groups in Devon
  • Sharing information about literary festivals and book signing events
  • Promoting the work of fellow Devon based writers
  • Providing support to writers.
  • Members of the Exeter Authors Association are permitted to use the name of Exeter Authors Association in their promotional activity. 

The Latest News from the EAA

A Hurricane Force Meeting by Richard Lappas

'The Guv has returned and despite the hurricane force winds and lashing rain that swirled ferociously in and around Camp Costa Lot (No walls on us!), the Guv has once again taken up the reigns of this family of wordsmiths that was so brilliantly held during her absence by the uber efficient Jenny Kane (Lady Marion to her fans) and her sterling efforts in keeping the ship afloat, will go down in the annals of history that is the EAA.

So amidst the bluster and blowing, the gathering also hailed the return of young Brian who had been absent due to a nasty bug though his spirits were lifted after Christmas, in hospital somewhere, became bearable after being joined by the infamous Father Christmas and a silver brass band! Great to see you back Brian humour and comradeship sorely missed for sure and good to see you mending. By the way as you've missed the last 2 meetings, it's your turn to buy the coffees...And we want cake!

Meantime, everybody in attendance today is writing, editing, planning, researching about poetry in Westhill, family eulogies in Tivvy, knife crime, and anti-terrorism strategy in Ottery St Mary, talking birds in Dorset, succulent beetroot rolls in Brixham, audio narration in Normandy (Get it play on surname do I really have to explain!!!), writing fantasy fro…

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The Red Shirt Effect

I do enjoy watching rather off-centre films particularly the sci-fi post-apocalyptic ones which are on offer on Netflix – I am also quite partial to the small budget, independent ones. They all have something to offer even if they are hated on ‘Rotten Tomatoes’. However, the last two films I watched, I noticed a slightly unnerving pattern occurring.

The colonies under attack were both led by elderly but physically strong, black men who mentored a younger, more attractive (white) male. I…

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Chilcompton Fringe Festival 2017- In the heatwave!