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Getting ready for Christmas

We know it’s only November but if you are looking at posting presents overseas you don’t have much time.

Details from the NZ Post website for Christmas sending dates

Writer’s Plot Readers Read Incorporated Society

If you want to have a say in how we are run, have ideas or suggestions for growing the organisation and shop we would love to hear from you. To join the society the application forms are found on the About Us page or email us.

Writing Group

See the Events Calendar for our next meeting.

Cat Connor will be hosting a writing group in the shop, every 3rd Saturday of the month. Talk with other writers, get some feedback from the group on your work. Tell us what do you need from a writing group. All welcome, refreshments provided. $5  Next meeting – Saturday 17th November 2018

Wairarapa Word

First Sunday of the month at 3pm – Carterton Events Centre
Featured writers and open mic. Entry by koha
To check what events are on – Follow Wairarapa Word on Facebook
Hosted by Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton.
Supported by Carterton District Creative Communities Scheme.

Upper Hutt Bookclub

Enjoy reading and would like to belong to a book club?
Book Club here in Upper Hutt — see Meetup.com
Put ‘Upper Hutt Book Club’ in the search, there is a meeting scheduled every month.

South Wairarapa Book & Wine Club

A new group to discuss a good book and try some of the local food at wine – at a different restaurant in the South Wairarapa. Check it out on Meetup.com 

What else?

Book clubs, sign up for one now!
A Book a Month bookclub—a great Christmas or birthday idea.
Rent a desk for the day in the shop—refreshments and Internet access provided.
Editing/proofing/beta reading services available at competitive costs.
Publishing assistance provided.
Storytelling sessions.

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