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Festive Greetings

“This is quite the season indeed for friendly meetings. At Christmas every body invites their friends about them, and people think little of even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once for a week. Nothing could be pleasanter.” (Emma by Jane Austen.) We would agree entirely with Jane, provided you […]

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Rebel – A Free e-Book

Last week was Book Week Scotland and to mark the occasion the Scottish Book Trust published a collection of short stories called Rebel, and one of them was by a Nethergate Writer. Roddie McKenzie, writing as Docboy, had his story ‘Beer, Loathing and Air Piracy’ chosen for inclusion from amongst the many submissions. One hundred […]

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Tedious Talks On Telemetry – National Poetry Day

It’s National Poetry Day today, so here’s something from one our group’s poets – Richard Gillies Tedious Talks on Telemetry Rehearsed smugness, wry smile, I agree with the sentiment it’s all vile. Let’s return a certain uncertainty, tripping on a wire, All this mock gravitas, it’s patently dire. Oh for a little deliberation, some shuffling […]

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Sue’s Views

Getting back on track after the excitement of our book launch, Sue provides us with the update this week. Nethergate Writers’ Meeting Wednesday 19th September 2018 Minutes by Sue, 24 September 2018 Present: David C, Craig, Rosie, Roddie, Richard, Sue Apologies: Abby, Aileen, David F 1. Writing The first piece of work was by David […]

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