Chiltern Writers

Welcome to the Website of the Chiltern Writers Group

We are a friendly group based in Wendover in Buckinghamshire.

Our meetings take place on the second Thursday of each month, starting at 8.00.


We have a Facebook page which can be found at the link below:

CW Facebook

We also have a Twitter account: @ChilternWriters



May 10th – Lesley Ellis

Lesley will be running a workshop on editing. She has previously worked as a  journalist, editor and travel and food writer for Mitchell Beazley Books, Readers Digest Books, A A Publishing, Shepheard-Walwyn Publishing, the English Tourist Board, the British Tourist Authority, Out of Town Magazine, the Guardian, the Evening Standard and the Mail on Sunday. She also teaches creative writing and non-fiction writing skills for GCSE and A level qualifications.



Short Story Competitions

Details of our 2018 short story competition are now available in the Members’ Area of the website.

CW Members can also able to read the three winning entries to our 2017 competition.

Beaconlit 2018

The sixth annual Beaconlit Festival of Books and Writing takes place on Saturday July 14th.

The programme will include author panels, interviews and workshops and among the many talented writers appearing will be international bestsellers Mark Billingham and Carole Matthews.

Tickets are now available and a discount is available for anyone buying an “Early Bird” pass by May 31st. Details can be found on the festival’s website at