Your invitation to the 2020 AMED Writers' Group (AWG)


Your invitation to the 2020 AMED Writers' Group (AWG)

Location: London - and in the Covid-19 interim, anywhere, via Zoom
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The AMED Writers' Group (AWG) 2020

Your invitation

Do come and join us for any of our highly participative gatherings that explore the role and contribution of writing, reading and conversations, interacting, in our personal and professional lives.

We are a friendly, open, informal and generous community of writing practice. We welcome anyone who is interested in any form or context of writing, reading and conversation for personal, professional, organisational or creative development. As critical friends, we are always looking for opportunities to support and celebrate each other’s writing/reading projects, enthusiasms and interests, in any way we can.

Normally, we meet on the 3rd Friday afternoon of every even-numbered month at Roots and Shoots, London SE11 6DN from 1.15 to 4.30 pm, unless shown otherwise. During the Covid-19 pandemic, we're making a virtue of Zoom.

Our AWG schedule for 2020

So far, we have planned the following list of events for 2020. We may add others from time to time. These events are open to everyone, whether or not they are fully subscribing AMED Members. So please feel free to spread the word.

You are welcome to contact me at any time if you have any questions or suggestions, or if you'd like to offer to facilitate one of our gatherings. I do hope that we'll get to meet in 2020.

Best wishes. Bob MacKenzie E:

Watch this space and click on the links as they emerge for more details of themes and facilitators.

Discussion Forum

2016 AMED Writers' Group schedule

Started by Bob MacKenzie Dec 28, 2016.

The 2015 AMED Writers' Group (AWG) outline programme

Started by Bob MacKenzie Nov 28, 2014.

Outline of the AMED Writers' Group schedule for 2012

Started by Bob MacKenzie Aug 27, 2011.

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Comment by Bob MacKenzie on August 24, 2020 at 9:21

Thank you, Ruth, for drawing this valuable resource to our attention.

Best wishes.  Bob

Comment by Ruth Elizabeth Slater on August 24, 2020 at 7:27

Hi, I just wanted to alert or remind everyone who is writing and needing sources that JSTOR has announced an extension to their provision. It is an excellent resource of us without institutional access. Anyone can register for a free account and this is the link:


Comment by Claire Alison Pearce on May 7, 2020 at 4:32

Hi everyone, I'm new to AMED. I was recommended to this network as I am passionate about writing which I use in my coaching and workshops. Would love any hints on how to best use group, how I will receive notifications of events etc. Thanks so much, Claire.

Comment by AMED Admin on November 30, 2017 at 4:02

We have received a PDF copy of a new book 'Beyond Genuine Stupidity - Ensuring AI Serves Humanity'.

Published on 27th November, 'Beyond Genuine Stupidity - Ensuring AI Serves Humanity' is the new book from Fast Future Publishing. It explores how Artificial Intelligence (AI) could have impacts across every aspect of our world - highlighting practical strategies to ensure a positive overall impact for humanity.

The book explores the potential impacts on sectors ranging from healthcare and
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examined from leadership and HR to sales and business ethics.

Please let me know if you are interested in reviewing it, I can send the complete PDF copy to you by email. 

Kind regards,

Linda Williams


Comment by Linda Williams on July 6, 2016 at 8:18

We have been offered an advance copy of Reinvention: Accelerating
Results in the Age of Disruption [July 26, 2016, Greenleaf Book Group
Press], the forthcoming guide from leadership development experts Shane
Cragun and Kate Sweetman

In Reinvention, they share their simple formula, common
principles, and set of tools for individuals and organizations facing
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experts on the new competency of Reinvention — the ability to create
‘quantum individual and organizational change accelerated.’

Please let me know if you are interested in receiving an advance review
copy of Reinvention -- paperback advance copies can be provided upon
request and I will forward you the relevant information.

Kind regards,

Linda, AMEDadmin

Comment by Bob MacKenzie on January 29, 2016 at 10:59

Thank you, Prabhu

Please send it ibn, and we'll see if wee can find a reviewer.

It was good to speak to you this afternoon, and I'm looking forward to seeing you more closely involved with AMED when your return to the UK in the Autumn.

Best wishes.  Bob

Comment by Prabhu Guptara on January 29, 2016 at 10:38

You might want to be aware of The Relational Lens: Understanding, Measuring and Managing Stakeholder Relationships, which is due to be published in the summer by Cambridge University Press.

If you are interested in reviewing it, I can send the complete text in e-format (the physical object will of course appear only in the summer).

Comment by Bob MacKenzie on January 4, 2011 at 9:30

Thanks foryour suggestions, Olive, which will certainly go into the pot.


The BL is certainly in the frame (can you suggest a particular contact) and we actually have the Friends Meeting House in Hampstead in reserve, though it's not exactly central.


Best wishes.  Bob

Comment by Olive Hickmott on January 3, 2011 at 3:32

Bob, possibilities for a new location.


How about the british library, they have great meeting areas for an informal chat for nothing, they may have a small room for just a little money.

Also the Friends meeting Houses may be worth investigating. There are lots of them around and the one here is very cheap and lined with books.
Comment by François Le Moullec on November 21, 2010 at 8:58
Thank you Bob for inviting me and I am very happy to join AMED Writers group. I am sure it could help me in writing my project. Just after the meeting in Brighton, I started again.

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