April 29, 2019

Slummy Single Mummy blogger and author JO MIDDLETON joins young adult author and former MTW member KAREN GREGORY will be at the Spring Festival - of literature and the arts on Tuesday 7th May 2019. Join them for talk about writing, motherhood and managing both at Swind...

June 15, 2018

Looking for professional guidance with your writing?

Here at MTW Writing Group HQ - we thought it was time - we brought in an expert - to help you on your way with words.

Join us in July for a writing tutorial with; a successful novelist, journalist and creative writing...

June 14, 2018

Lucy Lyall, mum to a 4 year old and 1 year old, has been writing her own fantasy comic strips for over 13 years. Although, she was not introduced to the group until late last year.

Lucy said, "Mums the Word has been great for actually meeting...

April 19, 2018

Swindon here is your opportunity! Award winning children's writers and illustrators (Steve May and Gareth P Jones) will be hosting an interactive afternoon of fun and creation making a story based on your ideas live on stage.  Kids are essential - as well as your thoug...

January 10, 2018

Thank you to all you who joined us on Tuesday. For those who couldn't make it we look forward to hopefully welcoming you in February.

In the meantime, I have a request a simple one - your words. Your stories, poems and real-life tales.

I was fortunate enough to be handed...

January 10, 2018

We promised you announcements, therefore, here is the first of many.

As part of the Swindon Festival of Literature, MTW writing group will be hosting author and blogger, Gill Sims, to discuss her book - Why Mummy drinks.

Gill Sims, Why Mummy drinks - the diary of an exha...

November 7, 2017

The words "writing group" appear to elicit many different forms of response from individuals. Many, wrongly assume that you must be a seasoned writer with a back pocket of novels and published works. Others that you must be an intellectual, educated to degree standard,...

October 22, 2017

I’m a mum and a writer. I also have other jobs that feed my pocket and my belly, but writing is what feeds my soul.
Writing gives me a sense of value that I have a reason to be outside of my regular work and mum life. Even if I only manage to sit down for 30 minutes...

October 21, 2017

My writing journey started as a child at primary school - projects like 'write about your summer' made my heart swoon and I would eagerly scribble away - not that my teachers always appreciated it. As in my excitement, I often missed out and misspelt words, leaving sen...

October 11, 2017

In celebration of Mum's the Word writing groups' six years in existence, we are hosting a series of events to motivate fellow mums to begin their own writing journey.

The first of these events will be held by Donna Coulling, fellow mum, writer and Celebrity PA.


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