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Alphaday 8 – Season XIII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 8. We’re trundling along the well-worn track from where sparks every now and then splutter out to spur us into action with our writing. Today we’re sending out another bouquet of Alpha stimuli prepared by Alphas for our benefit and enjoyment. We are, of course, grateful for everybody’s cooperation in…

Alphaday 7 – Season XIII

  Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 7. We’re now exactly half way through Season XIII with six Alphadays on either side of this one, and five of our ten challenges dusted off. In other words: we’re at the summit of this season. That, to my mind, is a very desirable place to be, whether we’re…

Alphaday 6 – Season XIII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 6, the first Alphaday of 2017. Let me wish you all an excellent Writerly New Year. May inspired writing flow freely from your fingertips and lead you straight down the road to success. We love to follow everybody’s progress, and we haven’t the slightest doubt that we’ll see many Alpha…

Alphaday 5 – Season XIII

Alpha Bulletin 5, Season XIII. Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 5, the last Alphaday of 2016. It’s that time of year when there’s too much clamouring for attention, and we Alphas try to sneak off for the more important things every now and then… like keeping up with our writing and getting ready for the…

Alphaday 4 – Season XIII

Alpha Bulletin 4, Season XIII. Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 4. I hope you’re enjoying the richness and diversity of Alpha activities. There’s a lot to keep up with and we rely on our members to make it interesting and stimulating – as they never fail to do. Our special tasks team has been busy…

Alphaday 3, Season XIII

Alpha Bulletin 3, Season XIII. Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 3. I’m pleased to announce that we’ve now got the Alpha machinery in full swing and every part of it is running ever so smoothly. This time you’ll be treated to the full Alpha agenda provided by our inspired and efficient editorial team, our columnists…

Alphaday 2, Season XIII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 2 of our 13th season. The build-up is going well and by next Alphaday we’ll be in full flow. The Alpha team in charge of our special niches have been busy and I expect you’ll find plenty of writerly inspiration and stimulation in the following Alphaday 2 agenda: This bulletin…

Alphaday 12, Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 12. The season is still in full swing as the lively conversations following the phobia challenge and other events last Alphaday clearly show. I’m probably repeating myself when I say that while our common focus is our interest in writing, as individuals we’re such a varied bunch that our opinions…

Alphaday 11 Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 11. With only two more Alphadays left this season – three if you count this one – we now are heading towards the end of Season XII. So make the most of what’s on offer today. There’s plenty there for you to enjoy. The only missing item is the challenge…

Alphaday 10 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 10. I hope you’ll make the most of it as this is the last one this season with a full agenda. There are three more Alphadays left: partly to wind up to the grand finale – and partly to wind down towards the well-deserved rest we get after a season…

Alphaday 9 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 9. Here in the northern hemisphere the creative juices of spring are definitely stirring and nature is busy and full of promise (although sometimes hiding these virtues behind stormy clouds). It’s quite a contagious feeling and I hope we all catch it – including those of you outside its range.…

Alphaday 8 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 8. Perhaps the pleasant distraction of an Alphaday packed full of the goodies we writers appreciate and need, will cheer us up like a ray of sunshine in this bleak month of February. I know some of you are lucky enough not to suffer from the dull weight of this…

Alphaday 7 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 7. Is this the culminating point of the season? With 6 Alphadays either side of us and the gradual build-up of activities from the beginning mirrored by the trailing off at the end, I suppose it could be. It depends how you draw the graph. I prefer to see it…

Alphaday 6 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 6, Season XII. Welcome also into 2016. I’m sure your New Year’s resolutions are showing no signs of cracking so far, and I expect one of them is to achieve that writing goal which is dear to you, while another is to take a lively part in all Alpha activities.…

Alphaday 5 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 5, Season XII, the last one in 2015. I hope you’ve enjoyed this last part of 2015 and first part of Season V as much as I have. We’ve worked hard, we’ve played hard … and in the process we’ve touched on so many different topics that have stimulated our…

Alphaday 4 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 4, Season XII. We’ve had a busy three-week interlude now that all our activities are up and running. I hope you’re looking forward to continuing at this breathtaking pace for the rest of the season. I’m sure it’ll be filled with useful exchanges on a variety of topics – all…

Alphaday 3 – Season XII

  Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 3, Season XII. It always takes a while to hoist all the Alpha sails and get the entire crew into position at their stations, ready to take off towards new horizons. We’ve had a very favourable wind so far and we’re already cruising along at full speed. In other…

Alphaday 2 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 2. The season is beginning to take shape, and although there are still details to be added before the full picture emerges, I’m sure you’ll agree that the ‘blank page’ I mentioned on our first Alphaday is now showing signs of developing into a busy scenario that will make us…

Alphaday 1 – Season XII

Hi Alphas, This is the moment we’ve been looking forward to. With a hint of a solemn ritual involving virtual tape-cutting while you all stand around expectantly, I hereby declare Alpha Season XII open, and welcome you all to join in the varied programme of writerly pursuits that we hope will stimulate you into exploring…

Alphaday 13 – Season XI

Hi Alphas, Welcome to Alphaday 13 – the final Alphaday of Season XI. Let’s celebrate the great achievements of this season, starting with the wealth of outstanding writing that we have shared through the various channels of Alpha activities. We’ll celebrate the fact that we’re together and enjoying our common interest in writing and all…