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Exeter Authors Association Events 2018


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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

AUTUMN RAP by Richard Lappas

That time of year again  as layers of leaves all golden and red
they rustle in doorways and swirl above our doubt that
autumn is turning the air cold and blue, everyone prays they won't catch the flu!

Despite the bluster of the wind and rain, EAA writers are gathered again
to talk of their pens being mightier than the sword, plots planned, chapters
edited, work submitted, these guys are sharp and won't be outwitted

When it comes to creating their works of art, they do so with a passion that is as true as a dart
round the table we start with Jen B, her work is so embracing, a poet laureate one day you'll see

Then onto Tracy and me, we have done our edits and are feeling free! Then 'Rich the Doc' who
makes the best beetroot rolls, asking advice on book covers, "which you like" he calls as he scrolls

Next up is Brian, talking about his talks as ever growing in c…

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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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