Carla Acheson

Historical Fiction Author

Just a quick message here to let interested parties know that the Writers Group Meeting in Gibraltar is now held every Tuesday at 8.00pm at The Eliott Hotel Lounge Bar, Gibraltar.

All beginners are welcome to attend, and the atmosphere is very informal and relaxed. Each week we discuss every area of writing and indulge in group writing exercises, plus we assist each other with our private writing projects, providing knowledgable feedback, critique and publishing advice.

If you ever fancied an opinion on your great book idea, or have written something and would like to know how the publishing industry works, then a writers group is the perfect place to attend.


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