Life Stories online with DSW Member Chrissie

This September, DSW member Chrissie is talking online about her experiences in helping people from many different walks of life to tell their life story.‘Have You Ever Thought About Writing Your Life Story?’ is hosted by Denman College on Wednesday 15th September at 4 p.m. To find out more and book a ticket, click here.

DSW plays at Belper in October

Congratulations to DSW members Richard, Johnny and Chrissie whose scripts will all feature at Belper Short Play Theatre this October! Johnny supported a writing friend, now sadly deceased, to deliver the successful script  ‘Someone’s at the Door’, along with Chrissie’s short play ‘Scarface’, and Richard’s *two* plays- ‘From Scratch’ and ‘Feeling Chipper’!  You’ll be able …

Covid-19 update

Derbyshire Scriptwriters is regularly reviewing where and how it holds its monthly meetings due to the current Covid-19 pandemic – but we’re still here, still writing, and still supporting each other by exchanging information and opportunities and critiquing scripts.We hope to be back inside our regular meeting place inside Derby Museum soon, and will keep …

Better later than never: AGM report (27 June 2021)

It was a breath of fresh air in every way for members of Derbyshire Scriptwriters to finally meet for their Annual General meeting last weekend – our AGM met in the outside seating of Quad Cafe to catch up on what had been achieved in the last year, and discuss what we planned to do …

February member update: Stories continue to be told with help from DSW member Chrissie

Twenty six participants from Warwickshire joined Chrissie for an interactive talk about life story writing recently.  They enjoyed  time \’together\’, and were inspired to start capturing their own \’anecdotes\’ from memory after hearing extracts from some of the extra-ordinary things some of Chrissie\’s students had been writing about during lockdown and before. Chrissie will be …

November Online Meetup report

  DSW continue to share writing opportunities and support each other during these difficult times.  Our November meeting happened via Zoom and members who were awarded a bursary towards the cost of Quad will be receiving cheques shortly.  The bursary was used to attend Alex Davies\’ excellent Ghost Writing session – and the group is …