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Learning from the Masters

Program presented by Louise Pelzl Having worked in marketing and sales for years, there is one vital bit of knowledge I gained. It’s okay to borrow ideas that work well instead of reinventing them. We can’t use other authors’ exact … Continue reading

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August 18th Meeting

The August 18th meeting will be a time of learning, a time of sharing our experiences on the subjects of the month. Drum roll here… The subjects are Cliff Hangers, Plot, and Theme. Kathy Pritchett will present a program to … Continue reading

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Jan 20 Monthly Meeting – An attorney visits

If you saw the original post about a meeting on Cliffhangers and Plotting, disregard that. We will have that program later in the year. Instead we will be having an attorney visit our group. He will answer questions about what … Continue reading

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August 19 Meeting Change – Prompts and More

There has been a change to our planned August 19th meeting. Our guest speaker had to change her presentation to September 16th. Writing prompts will be discussed. The following are some suggested ones to try out. Harry Potter comes to … Continue reading

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August 19 Meeting – How to Become an Indie Author and The Steps You Need to Take

We will have a special guest speaker at the August 19th meeting: Victoria M. Patton. She will talk about “How to Become an Indie Author and the Steps You Need to Take.” Patton will do a quick overview and have … Continue reading

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July meeting wrap-up…and new fun things

Words from Louise… We had an excellent meeting in July. Members read their dialogue and then it was open for general discussion. I have to say I was impressed that everyone at the meeting participated. We all know how to … Continue reading

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July 15 – Meeting – Working with Dialogue

July’s meeting will cover working with dialogue using a unique method so the all attending members can be involved. Without dialogue, you can only watch the action, and you will never be able to understand the emotional message. Different characters … Continue reading

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May 20 Monthly Meeting – Characterization

At the May meeting, Rae Cuda will lead the discussion on characters. The group will talk about what they are, who they are, and share hints on developing them. Members are encouraged to bring their thoughts and characters to the … Continue reading

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March 18 Monthly Meeting – Discussion on Agents

Do we need to find an agent? This month the conversations will concern agents. We will share our experiences. We will also discuss Synopsis…what they are and are they hard to do. Along with that, we will talk about Query … Continue reading

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February 18 – Monthly Meeting – Show, Don’t Tell & More

We’re continuing the year by offering more than one topic for discussion. Essentially you get “more bang for your buck” at these meetings. This month we will have discussions on the following topics: Show, Don’t Tell (something every writer struggles … Continue reading

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