Formed over forty years ago, our Writers Circle is based in Felixstowe, Suffolk. Meetings are held in The Room at the Top in Felixstowe Library, normally on the first and third Tuesday of each month commencing at 7.30pm and finishing by 10.00pm. Check this weblog for details of meetings.

There is an annual November to November fee of £30, April to November is £20 and June to November £15. For members preferring to pay at each meeting the charge is £5 per meeting. To contact Felixstowe Scribblers simply email or the Secretary,

Monday 7 June 2021


 Hope you are all enjoying the brilliant weather we're having at present.

Georgina has returned from her week's break full of beans... the new WhatsApp prompt is "With Urgency..." Usual rules apply. Deadline Monday 14th June.

She reminds us that the Jack Wilkinson competition closes tomorrow (Tuesday) so please get your entries in.

Until next time, 

Keep Scribbling and stay safe.


Wednesday 2 June 2021

New prompt

 Hope you all enjoyed the Bank Holiday and the lovely weather it brought to us. 

This week's WhatsApp prompt is:

"What on earth...?"

Up to 200 words please by the deadline, Monday 7th June.

Good luck with your stories!

Stay safe and Get Scribbling!


Wednesday 26 May 2021

New prompt and competition rules.

Hi Scribblers.

The new Micro Monday prompt is “Sandwiched.” 200 words or thereabouts please and posted direct to the WhatsApp pages. Deadline is Monday 31st May. Happy Bank Holiday!

The Jack Wilkinson Competition for stories about children for an adult reader, is open for entries until 1st June. Stories should be emailed in the usual way to Georgina, making clear that it is a competition entry. Your entries can be in any genre of writing and should be no more than a maximum of 1,000 words.

Please note that the original posting stated the work should be 1,500 words long. Because of the error, all work, irrespective of length will be accepted without question. 

When casting your votes, please remember that you should not vote for your own work.

Once all entries have been received, they will all be posted on the Repository. Members will have a week to read and choose their favourite three stories. Your top three choices should be emailed to Georgina stating 1st, 2nd, 3rd and the corresponding story titles.

Please don’t make any comments below the stories until the outcome has been announced.

All stories will be published anonymously, with only a story title and a corresponding letter of the alphabet. Once all votes are in (and scores have been double checked) the winning entries will be announced.

As we are unable to present the trophy due to the existing situation, an e-certificate will be awarded to the winner.

The more entries, the better, so get those scribbling sticks out!

Please email all contributions to Georgina


Felixstowe Book Festival event.

 Sunday 27 June

11am - 1pm


Ever wanted to write radio/audio drama?  Find out how with this interactive taster session led by Andrew Burton.  With no budgetary constraints and an intense one-to-one relationship with your listeners, the only limitation is your imagination.  All welcome - no experience necessary.


Full festival details and booking on (online events available to view 25th June - 11 July)

Tuesday 18 May 2021

Prompts competitions and an important announcement

I hope you are all keeping well.

First, let me pass on the latest Micro Monday prompt from Georgina. It is:

"Randomly Selected."

That could be a great theme for a short 200 word story.

Looking forward to seeing some stories on the WhatsApp site. It would be great to see a few from members who haven't contributed yet!

For the Repository we have another competition this time round. It is the Jack Wilkinson competition, a story about children for an adult audience. As this is a competition I would suggest a word limit of a maximum of 1,500 words. The deadline is 1st June. Further details will follow in due course.

Perhaps we are approaching the time when we will be able to meet again in person. I have to tell you that currently I am unable to make any journey to Felixstowe as my health isn't too good. This might be an appropriate time for someone out there to take over the organisation and running of Felixstowe Scribblers. I think I've more than served my apprenticeship and have done my time. It is time for one of you to step forward and take over the reigns. What does that mean? Basically it means arranging dates for meetings and liaising with the library (or any other venue) and maintaining contact and providing up to date information and news to our membership.

Any offers please? I'd hate to see the Scribblers fold after all these years.


Monday 26 April 2021

The latest MicroMonday challeng...

The new prompt for the WhatsApp group is:

"I could never trust somebody who..."

Up to 200 words for your stories that should be posted direct onto our pages. Deadline day is

 Monday 17th May.

Saturday 24 April 2021

Your latest Repository Prompt.

The current prompt is to write a story with a link to a board game.

It could be related to the name of a board game- draughts, monopoly, scrabble, sorry or any other you can think of, or it could be inspired by a scene where a board game is part of the action. You could take the rules of the game and apply it to the characters in the story. Take this prompt wherever you like!

Below is a link to a website listing some of the most popular board games, but there will be many that you may remember that are not listed…

There is no word limit, and, as ever, if this prompt takes you somewhere entirely different, your story is still welcome!

Send your stories to Georgina by 18th May.

Stay safe and keep scribbling!!!