6×6 – 11th December 2018

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6×6: 11th December 2018

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Our next 6×6 Cafe will be on 11th December 2018.

This time, by popular request, we are planning a seasonal evening,  with readings that echo the time of year – be that Christmas, Yule, New Year or other Winter/December celebrations!

Writers: as always please do go to our guidelines page for details of how to enter submissions. The submissions window opens 1st October and ends 25th November. Looking forward to reading the already!


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A big thank you to everybody who came to listen to our 11th September 6×6 writers – rushing to put out extra chairs is always a good sign!  A good time was had listening to our wide ranging selection of readings,  which were as follows:

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LtoR Misha Herwin, Sue Eaton, Kenneth Kay, Alison Lingwood, Chris Sweetman, Nic Hale, Cheryl Warrilow, Jan Edwards

Cheryl Warrilow aka Sherrie Lowe has written a total of 13 novels, covering a wide range of subjects. She was a learning support assistant at Chesterton high school before turning to writing full time. Sherrie’s books are available in paperback through amazon.co.uk and on Kindle. Blog https://sherrielowe.wordpress.com/
Reading: Excerpt from Over a Spitfire

Sue Eaton is from Northampton but now lives in Stoke-on Trent. Her first book, a science fiction novel called  The Woman Who Was Not His Wife   , will be launched in October with Corona Books. Available via Amazon.
Reading : Flash fiction – The Call of the Keyboard

Kenneth Kay  has been a head teacher in schools in Staffordshire and Norfolk and has contributed to educational magazines as both a book reviewer and writer on curriculum and management issues. Ken’s latest work had been submitted to the Best of Bolton organised by the Octagon Theatre. Selected submissions will be performed by professional actors.
Reading: Flash fiction – Going For a Song

Alison Lingwood lives in Stoke on Trent.  Her team of fictional detectives are locally based, and her reading came from the most recent (sixth) novel, Immersed in Murder, which was published last month. Alison’s books are available in paperback through amazon.co.uk and on Kindle.
Reading: Extract from her novel Immersed in Murder

Chris Sweetman  studied Film & TV Production at the University of Portsmouth before moving to Stoke-on-Trent where he is pursuing his writing career in earnest.  A member of Renegade Writers, this is his first time reading at 6X6.
Reading: Extract from comedy fantasy drama Arren and Company

Nic Hale –  by her own admission Nic has some very strange ideas… Sometimes she remembers to write them down. She’s a member of Renegade Writers and has been living, temporarily, in Crewe for the last 9 years.  She is currently working on a collection of flash fictions.
Reading : Flash fiction – Inches



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6×6 is almost upon us.  Six readings to delight and entertain!Tuesday 11th Sept at 7pm – City Central Library, Hanley. Entry is free!

As always there will be fabulous books by local authors available for you to buy so don’t forget to bring your wallets.

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Writers for September

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After much discussion we have a final list for the 11th September 6×6 as follows:

Sue Eaton
Nic Hale
Kenneth Kay
Alison Lingwood
Chris Sweetman
Cheryl Warrilow

More details soon.

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The submissions window for our September 6×6 is now closed!

Lots of good pieces to read through and selecting our final six is always a hard task. We hope to be posting our final line-up by the weekend.

Final reminder

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The submission window for the 11th September 6×6 closes at midnight tomorrow (26th August).


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