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The Blank Page and Writers’ Block by Jen Cornick

The Blank Page and Writers’ Block by Jen Cornick

Everyday my cursor blinks at the top of a blank page. And lately, I have no idea what to do with it. If it were a blinking red light at an intersection, I would know what to do. Stop and wait for my turn. If it were the light on my internet router, I would reset it. If the light was blinking in my smoke detector, I would replace the battery. But I have no idea what to do with that infernal blinking cursor on my screen.

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Stories of the Outside from the Inside.

Stories of the Outside from the Inside.

The beauty of writing is that you can be anywhere you wish as soon you put pen to paper. Here’s a trio of stories from SWC members all looking outside, while we’re all staying inside.

What lies at the end of the lane?

What lies at the end of the lane?

The latest creative writing from one of Sunday Writers’ Club most prolific writers–Emma Downey. The Lane is rich with imagery, emotion and poignant memory. Read and enjoy!

Fearfully Good Writing

Fearfully Good Writing

Fearfully good writing from the Sunday Writers’ Club. Stories inspired by phobias and fears. Writers include Connie Phlipot, Keith Gray and Maria Foldeaki

Two Specials from the SWC Writing Menu

Two Specials from the SWC Writing Menu

Despacito by E Bradley His car was nice. Tight. Got a shine on it from going to the car wash every week. Little air freshener hanging from the rearview mirror, everything. He knew girls liked nice cars. Made them throw themselves at you. Every time he got in and...

Melted Candle by Connie Phlipot

Melted Candle by Connie Phlipot

Kira set the cardboard box on the floor.   Tape had not stuck well — the air had been too humid — so she had tied a twine around the box.  Now the knot had tightened to an impossible-to-break lock.  She looked around the room for scissors or a...

Hell is The Lost Leg

Hell is The Lost Leg

This week's post title sounds like a story title in itself, but actually it's an intriguing composition of the following two stories: Hell is by Laura Weichselbaumer and The Lost Leg by Caroline Stevenson We hope you enjoy reading both these stories written by two...

Sunday Writers’ Club 1st Birthday Celebration

Sunday Writers’ Club 1st Birthday Celebration

Happy birthday! On Friday 27th September 2019, Sunday Writers’ Club celebrated its first birthday. It was a special evening, filled with memorable readings, rousing speeches, delicious Austrian cuisine, champagne (Prost!), and a splendid birthday cake! A big thank you...

Sunday Writers’ Club is back!

Sunday Writers’ Club is back!

After the long summer break, Sunday Writers' Club is back! We're excited about the season of creative writing ahead, all the stories that will be written, reuniting with friends, meeting new participants, and the vibrant writing community we're building together. As...

Summer Reading 2

Summer Reading 2

With over a month until Sunday Writers’ Club returns from summer break, we thought we’d climb out of the swimming pool for just long enough to share some more writing with you. This time we’re pleased to present a creative writing collection from Patrizia Stiegler. On...

Summer Reading 1

Summer Reading 1

Even though Sunday Writers’ Club is on summer break, we thought we’d share with you some very recent writing from our Spring Sunday sessions. This time we’re pleased to present a few very short pieces from Tomer Donio. Tomer joined us for a number of Sunday sessions...

Tell the story….

Tell the story….

Back from our Easter break, we're excited to present yet another Sunday Writers' Club story.  This time Tamara Raidt has come up with a clever story inspired by the writing prompt: Tell the story of a wine stain.  We hope you enjoy the read. Journey of a...

A basket full of stories for Easter

A basket full of stories for Easter

Photo courtesy of Pexels. With Sunday Writers' Club now on Easter break, we're pleased to share with you here a colourful selection of recent stories coming out of our Sunday sessions. We hope you enjoy the read and wish you a happy Easter. The Girl at the River of No...

Creative writing in spring

Creative writing in spring

There’s been a flourish of spring writing activity at the Sunday Writers‘ Club. We’re proud to present here some of the most recent writing coming out of our creative writing sessions. Our participants are not only great people to hang out with on a Sunday morning;...

All new Sunday Writers’ Club contributions

All new Sunday Writers’ Club contributions

This week we're pleased to present two creative writing pieces coming out of the Sunday creative writing sessions. Thank you to both Jennifer Cornick and Marianne Graninger for sharing their writing with us. The Kiss By Marianne Graninger Kiss me like a stranger, like...

Farewell Winter

Farewell Winter

Looking out the window in Vienna today,  everything bathed in sunshine, winter seems a world away. But only a few days ago we were all reaching for our coats and hats and braving the wind to catch a tram or to hurry into the underground.  One of our talented...

Surreal Stories

Surreal Stories

Once again we're pleased to present some of the writing coming out of our Sunday creative writing sessions. This time one of our regular writers, Connie Phlipot, has explored a prompt for a surreal story. We hope you enjoy reading it! A Caryatid Comes down from a...

My Ikigai

My Ikigai

We're always excited to share the  writing coming out of our Sunday creative writing sessions in Vienna. The following uplifting Haiku was written by one of our very talented regulars, Evangelista (Njiru) Sie.  You can find out more about Evangelista here....

Sunday Creative Writing

Sunday Creative Writing

Once again we're proud to present some of the writing coming out of our Sunday creative writing sessions. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as us. Many thanks to Connie Phlipot and Cece Donnerbauer  for sharing their writing with us. Do you know the feeling...

Stranded

Stranded

Our Sunday writers love getting up early to meet up and write together in any one of Vienna's cafes. Here's one of the writing prompts from our last Sunday session at Cafe Jelinek: Write a story about missing the last train. And here is how one of our talented regular...

The Humble Egg

The Humble Egg

25th January is Burns Night when the Scottish celebrate their favourite poet, Robert Burns, and eat their favourite meal, Haggis. In celebration of Burns’s famous poem ‘Address to a Haggis’ SWC member Patrick O’ Gorman honours his delicious egg. THE HUMBLE EGG By...

Sunday Writers’ Club is Back!

Sunday Writers’ Club is Back!

After a lovely Christmas break, Sunday Writers' Club is back! We're planning an exciting year ahead, visiting more charming Vienna cafes for our Sunday writing sessions, offering regular writing workshops, and so much more.  News to follow soon. In the meantime,...

Sunday Writers’ Club Christmas Break

Sunday Writers’ Club Christmas Break

Now some would argue a writer never stops writing, and we’re inclined to agree; but this time of year there are all those Christmas cards to write…and all that texting and tweeting and posting and posing (with Santa or Nikolaus) to be done.  Here in Vienna of...

Writing Your Name in the Snow

Writing Your Name in the Snow

By Anna Sophia Defant Snowfall in the city has always something magical to it. Especially when it comes early in winter – just about right for christmas time. The joy and happiness that comes with sparkling snowflakes is reflected by the eyes of children and everyone...

Sharing our writing 2

Sharing our writing 2

With only one session remaining before Sunday Writers' Club goes on Christmas break,  we thought it high time to post some more of our work. Thank you Connie Phlipot  and Padraig O' Gorman for sharing your writing with us all. Leaving By Connie Phlipot A...

Sharing our writing

Sharing our writing

With the first four creative writing sessions in Vienna behind us, we're proud to present some of our writing here with you. Thank you to Irena Ashcraft and Michael Dey for being the first! The Power to See By Irena Ashcraft If I were invisible, the secrets I would...

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