Frome Writers' Collective


A welcoming network for local writers

Patron: Barry Cunningham OBE 

Supporting Local Writers




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On Thursday June 16th, TWO AMAZING LOCAL AUTHORS will be sharing the journey of writing their newly published books. Not to be missed!

ALISON CLINK will be talking about her new book, Two Blackberry Lane, published by Hobnob Press.

FRANCES LIARDET will be talking about her new book, Think of Me, published by Hachette.

Both books are available in Hunting Raven Books

MORE INFORMATION IN MEMBERS’ NEWSLETTER All members welcome to bring friends – please arrive from 7pm to be seated by 7.30. Thanks.



Our popular event has been going since 2006 and is nowreturning after  Covid-related break.

One week left to sign up for a place – you don’t have to be an FWC member for this one.

Frome Writers’ Collective welcomes writers working in all genres – from beginners to experienced .  

Why not click the JOIN US button above to find out how to join – to join our friendly network?


The current submission window will be open until June 1st 2022

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1952 – a regally good year for fiction?

Everybody’s doing it — looking back seventy years to the time of Queen Elizabeth’s accession

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Why aren’t you writing?

 I used to paint — nothing fancy or ground breaking, just the occasional watercolour copy of

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Journal writing

By Lisa Kenwright Diaries and Journals Inspired by the request from the Frome Society for Local

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I write, therefore …

Why do I do it? I have a degree in History and postgraduate qualifications in Teaching and

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Writing through the pandemic

We could write our way through the pandemic, couldn’t we? Well, we could try. But sometimes a

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A ridiculous time to publish a book?

What a ridiculous time to publish a book, you might think: businesses furloughed, bookshops closed

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Bare Bones 2

So in the first part I talked about how to strip a story back to its basic plot, taking out the

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Bare Bones Part 1

In the March programme of Writers on Radio we focused on autobiography and family stories and I

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