Posts Tagged ‘madlab group profiles’

Writers of MadLab

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The big question is – when is a writer successful. Endless row of rejections and critique is something that most of them have to put up with, but often it is the lack of feedback that can be the biggest problem. Speculative Fiction Writers Group and Writers Forum North come together monthly in MadLab to fill that void.

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Readers of MadLab

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

MadLab may sometimes come across intimidatingly techy, a bit too geeky, too computer based, but actually it has also attracted a fair amount of book clubs. Sci Fiction Book Club, Skeptical Literature Book Group, MadGraphic Novel Group all still demonstrate interest that seems to go with the idea of a digital laboratory. Reading Groups in general are increasingly popular all over the country and there is a reason – through discussion more can be get out of a book than reading alone. A book club can mean a lot, it can go from simple discussion group to the idea of de-constructing literature. Three reading groups coming together in MadLab seem to have found their special focus. There hasn’t been much border crossing co-operation between these groups, but that could be something to plan for the future.
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