Club Chair: Shilpa Thapliyal
"All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. " -- Ernest Hemingway
Highlight of WEC events 2019 :
July 2019 : Poetry Festival Singapore Reading
WEC members - Madhu, Mita and Shilpa were invited to read at the prestigious annual ‘Poetry Festival Singapore ‘ held at the Arts House on 21st July. The poems were recited in their Mother Tongue of Punjabi, Gujarati and Hindi respectively .
August 2019: ‘Haiku’ workshop
Members were introduced to the succinct and crisp three line poem called the Haiku. The meet was filled with enthusiastic responses and attempts at haiku writing and sharing.
Oct 2019 : WEC Festive Family lunch
The WEC team met with spouses over a festive lunch and had lively discussion over a delicious buffet spread.
Jan 2020 - CNY Reunion Meet -
Members played a 'Ang Bao ' game and discussed traditions of CNY. Several members shared their written work.
Food For thought :
Poetry : 1) Show don't tell (2) poetry is not always about rhyme (3) why say in ten if you can say in five.
Fiction : 1) Add lively dialogues to engage your readers (2) Edit your work
Read a variety of journals, novels, poems etc