Season XVII – Alphaday 1

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 1 Season XVII. It is that time of year – the beginning of September – and tradition has it that we start yet another Alpha season. This one is our 17th which is not a bad age for a writing group. We have matured over the years and developed a…

Season XVI – Alphaday 13

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 13, Season XVI, our last regular Alphaday this season. We’ll have another meeting in a fortnight to sum up our achievements and our faults – as is our wont before the season closes down. I’ve put together the list of questions that I’d like you to answer and we’ll discuss…

Season XVI – Alphaday 12

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 12, Season XVI.  We’re nearing the end of the season and in these strange times when Covid-19 causes upheaval in everyone’s lives we will no doubt appreciate the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the writerly world of Alpha. Today’s agenda may be reduced, but there’s still an abundance of writerly…

Season XVI -Alphaday 11

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 11, Season XVI. We’ve enjoyed many inspirational writerly experiences this season and there’s still plenty to come over the next, final, three Alphadays. This is our last full Alphaday with all the usual treats on the agenda before we gradually close down for our annual rest from Alpha tasks. This…

Season XVI – Alphaday 10

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 10, Season XVI. Make the most of it, Alphas, as we’re nearing the point where we’ll be counting the various ‘last events’ of the season. We’re still going strong and enjoying the usual stimulating input prepared by our team and supported by contributions from the rest of us. This Alphaday’s…

Season XVI – Alphaday 9

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 9, Season XVI. We’re making progress. I mean, we’re progressing, and surely that’s the same thing. We’re moving ahead further into the season and taking in as many useful lessons in the process as present themselves. ‘Lessons’, of course, happen by chance as we dip into the various Alphaday offerings.…