Supporting Berkshire writers since 2001

WordWatchers is a small group of writers based in West Berkshire whose purpose is to help writers achieve their goals. Some of us are published. Some of us have agents. And some of us are working towards that first success - however we define it.

We write in a variety of genres, from children's to romantic historical fiction to crime. What we have in common is our passion and dedication to writing, meeting up each month to share what we’ve done, discuss what’s worked and what hasn’t, and make our promises for the month ahead.

And eat cake.

The Dressmaker’s Secret

Charlotte Betts, 6th Novel is out now in Large Format Paperback and Digital Formats.

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A Halloween Nightmare!

666Another anthology to feature a story from WW member John Hoggard, the 'highly commended' "Headhunted". The collection will be released on October 31st.

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Creative Writing Escapes

CWECreative Writing Escapes

WW member Charlotte Betts and former member Danielle Auld have something wonderful to offer you.

…and we have lift-off!

Synthesis Fantastic Books Publishing have launched their most beautiful looking short story anthology to date, the Science Fiction collection 'Synthesis' which will include two stories from John Hoggard.

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How to survive a critique

Maurice

WordWatchers is reviewing one full novel a month. By the end of 2017, it will have critiqued 7 novels. 5yrs after she wrote it, Abbie's blog about the process is still very relevant.

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