Chapter and Verse

Chapter and Verse is the weekly meeting of the Adelaide Plains Writers Group

Chapter and Verse; Influential Books

Chapter and Verse; Influential Books

Monthly Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 17th March, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is the novels that have shaped us. The word of the month is “bugalugs” or should that be “buggerlugs”? Seems the …
Chapter and Verse

Chapter and Verse

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 3rd February, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is “Rule Breakers” from the BBC “Novels that Shaped our World” list. The word of the month is an Australian Colloquialism ”Furphy”, curtesy …
Chapter and Verse, Christmas Special

Chapter and Verse, Christmas Special

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Monday 21st December, Gawler South. Welcome to our Christmas Special, writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. Happy Christmas to all and the very best for 2021 Opening music courtesy of Matt Oakely at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Matt_Oakley/ Hope you enjoy our podcast. …
Chapter and Verse, Crime and Conflict

Chapter and Verse, Crime and Conflict

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 25st November, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is Crime and Conflict from the BBC “Novels that Shaped our World” list. The word of the month is “quockerwodger” which is not …
Chapter and Verse; Family and Friendship

Chapter and Verse; Family and Friendship

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 21st October, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. There is a lively discussion about books featuring family and friendship, an argument (almost) about the importance or otherwise of detail in writing and reading of samples of own works …
Chapter and Verse Podcast; Coming of Age

Chapter and Verse Podcast; Coming of Age

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 12th September, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion is “coming of age” and the listener’s challenge is to write what you are passionate about. The word of the month is “quizziness”. If you want …

Class and Society

August Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 12th August, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. Carolyn, Janette, Michelle and Marie discuss the monthly news and the titles in the next category on the BBC “Novels that Shaped the World list. The theme for …

Politics, Power and Protest

July Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 9th July, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. Carolyn, Janette, Michelle discuss the deferring of the Festival of Words because of Covid 19, the monthly news and the titles in the next category on the BBC “Novels …

Life, Death and Other Worlds

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Tuesday 26th May, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. Still mindful of social distancing guidelines Carolyn, Janette, Michelle discuss writing during a pandemic, the monthly news and the titles in the next category on the BBC “Novels that Shaped the …

March Adventure

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Tuesday 24th March, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. Being careful to observe social distancing guidelines Carolyn, Janette, Michelle discuss the monthly news, with minimal mention of the current pandemic.  They talk about significant novels on the theme of Adventure …

February Romance and other matters.

February Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 26th February, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. Carolyn, Janette, Michelle and Marie discuss the monthly news, significant novels on the theme of Romance from the BBC’s 100 Significant Novels list and read samples of their …

Identity

January Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Tuesday 21st of January, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. We welcome writer and keen Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse member, Marie to our podcast group. There is plenty of literary news and the topic for the …

Children’s Books, Past and Present

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 21st of November  at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. Janette and Michelle discuss the various literary awards that have been announced in recent months, the Booker, the Nobel prize for Literature, the PEN prize and …

To season or not to season

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 19th September at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. There is plenty of interesting writing news with a lot of exciting new titles coming out and the announcement of the Booker Prize Short List to talk …

Festival of Words 2019

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast. Gawler and Adelaide Plains Festival of Words 2019 Recorded Thursday 8th August at the Studio, Community House, Gawler with additional recordings from the Festival of Words, 25th July 2019 Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn and Janette. This is a special podcast focussed on the recent …

Location Location Location

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 27th June at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. This is short instalment due to the demands of organising the upcoming Festival of Words. The news local and international is covered. The forgotten word is “ruttier”, …

A firkin full of fun

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 9th May at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette. The topic of discussion is film and Tv series about writers which everyone is very excited about. Janette presents a quiz on film and TV titles which …

Clanjamfry no?

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 11th April at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn and Janette who are both still excited about the opening of the Gawler Civic Centre one week before. Adelaide Plains Poets were there of course.. The topic of discussion is …

Writers’ Week

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 14th March at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette.  This month the focus of discussion was the Adelaide Writers Week which Michelle attended and was very impressed with. With the opening of the Gawler Civic Centre …

Romance in Fiction

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 14th February at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette.  The news of the month features the opening of the new Gawler Library and the Civic Centre. As this podcast was recorded on February the 14th the …

Romance in writing..

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 14th February at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle and Janette.  The news of the month features the opening of the new Gawler Library and the Civic Centre. As this podcast was recorded on February the 14th the …

Books, Writers and Words

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 29th November at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette.  In news Carolyn talks about the writing workshop at the P/A Hotel and Janette lists some of the significant literary anniversaries for the month and talks a …

A Bit of a Mopple

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 4th November at the Studio, Community House, Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn, Michelle and Janette.  Carolyn, Marilyn and Michelle discuss the recent Writing Workshop at the P/A Hotel which all found very inspiring. The topic of discussion for the month is …

Writing Against Type?? What and why

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 27th September at The Studio, Community House Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Janette, Carolyn, Marilyn and Michelle. Carolyn talks about the previous Poets @ the Pub workshop hosted by Sharon Kernot who has recently published a verse novel titled “The Art of Taxidermy” …

Writers on Genre and other things

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 30th August at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Janette, Carolyn and Michelle with much to talk about. Carolyn shared news about the recent Poets @ the Pub workshop and guest poet. Janette read out some literary anniversaries. The …

Chicken Salt

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 2nd August at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. (Recorded one week late due to Festival of Words.) Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Janette, Marilyn and Michelle. Carolyn was having car difficulties and unable to join us. In News several literary anniversaries were covered. …

Festival of Words 2018

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 28th June at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, and Janette Marilyn having taken a holiday to visit family in the U.S. this month. Inspired by the May Poets at the Pub guest poet Juan Garrido Salgado, Janette …

Aquabibe or Swilker?

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 31st May at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette. The big news item for the month was the launching of the Adelaide Plains Festival of Words Program. The discussion was about film and tv adaptations …

Orphanotrophy

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Thursday 26th April at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette. This topic of this month’s podcast was “memorable first lines” and Marilyn came prepared with a quiz to test Carolyn and Janette’s literary knowledge. Carolyn cited …

Blague

Thursday 23rd February at the P/A Hotel, Murray St Gawler. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette. This month we began our podcast with a discussion about the Adelaide Writer’s Festival. Carolyn attended one day and reported on the excitement.  We then talked about our own writing, what inspires us and …
Summer in Gawler

Summer in Gawler

January 2018 Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette joined mid recording by Katherine. The discussion featured writers Ursula K. Le Guin who recently passed away and Robert Burns, it being Burns day in Scotland. Katherine arrived in time to read a Burn’s poem. OK we know that a Yorkshire accent …

Humbug

Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette. As this month’s podcast will go out before Christmas the theme this month was seasonal. We discussed Christmas related stories, such as The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and a miniature version of A Christmas Carol. Marilyn and Janette read samples of their own Christmassy …

Puggery

Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marilyn and Janette. We discussed what we have been reading, books and other things. The “forgotten” word for the month was “puggery”. Janette explained how she came across the word and read a sample of the account of a mid nineteenth century court case in which it …

Panjandrum

Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Alex and Marie Vonow. We discussed books or other writing we have read recently. This month we introduced a new feature, the word of the month where we discuss a forgotten or mostly forgotten word and we started with the lovely example, Panjandrum meaning a person who …

Festival of Words

Welcome to our writing podcast. This month’s podcast is a short one as we were all busy with the Adelaide Plains Festival of Words. We recorded a week later than usual so we could discuss the Festival and because there simply wasn’t time beforehand and we were all too stressed to actually sit and casually …

Poetry

Welcome to our writing podcast. This topic for this month was Poetry. Favourite forms of poetry were discussed, haiku and ballad being two of the more favoured. There were readings of prose mostly involving a mousy problem and a serial killer, a chainsaw and a hedge. The Gawler Icons Listener’s challenge for this month is …

Water

This week’s listeners’ challenge is to inspired by clean, clear water, or at least Adelaide’s water, which is the same thing isn’t it? Welcome to the Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast Wordsmiths at Work. Recording from “the local”, our enthusiastic little band of wordsmiths discuss local poets and writers, share writing tips, and samples …

Wordsmithing

Welcome to the Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast, Wordsmiths at Work. Recording from “the local”, our enthusiastic little band of wordsmiths discuss local poets and writers, share writing tips, and samples of our work. There is also a monthly listener’s challenge, to write a piece of verse or prose inspired by the photo …

‘Talk of the Town’

Wendy Altschwager is a local author who lives between Gawler and One Tree Hill. Her latest novel ‘Talk of the Town’ follows the life of a city girl who is sent to a rural school in her first year of teaching. For more information, visit Wendy’s facebook page. …

War Poetry

The Writers Group host their first discussion-based podcast, as they discuss war poetry concerning both World Wars, as they commemorate Remembrance Day. …

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