Meet and Critique XIII

Come and join us for our thirteenth meeting of insightful critique, great storytelling, and witty repartee in the Union City Library's Meeting Room! Don't shy away if you're superstitious - the number thirteen is very auspicious in Chinese gambling. Let this be your literary lucky day!

Submissions for this meeting are closed. Submissions will be scheduled for future meetings on a first-come-first-come basis. Email your submission to Beth. Please limit submissions to no more than 7000 words. That's an average chapter or about 20 pages of screenplay. If you're in doubt as to whether the length is a problem, let me know and we'll work something out. If you are submitting an excerpt from a longer work (e.g. Chapter 4 or Book 2, Chapter 1), include a list of Dramatis Personae and a synopsis. These should be detailed enough that someone new to the work will have all the information they need. Submitting is $5 to defray website expenses.

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  • Steve X Z.

    I am thinking about writing a sci-fi novel.

    August 18, 2013

  • Astryd H.

    Ach! Shan't be able to attend this time. Moving house. My apologies. :(

    August 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Found a writer's conference scheduled for next July that I think sounds pretty good. It's up in Kent Washington. If anyone else is interested here is a link: http://cascadewriters.com/2014-workshop/

    August 16, 2013

    • Earl R.

      when you know the logistics and cost of the train, let me know. Perhaps I'll join you on the train. That'd be interesting.

      August 16, 2013

    • Trish H.

      I've heard really good things about that conference

      August 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I may have to skip this meeting. Things are a bit difficult right now. I will let you know when we get closer to the meetup date.

    August 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Okay - starting to back to a normal stride so I should be able to attend.

      August 13, 2013

    • Beth H.

      Yay!

      August 16, 2013

  • Arley

    is anyone else going to Lonestarcon (aka world con) http://www.lonestarcon3.org/

    and if you are, would you like to "kick it" while there

    also, if you are going, get into the crit group asap..

    August 1, 2013

  • Astryd H.

    Hi! I'm new to the group, so I missed the submission this meeting. This would be my first, but I wanted to make sure it was okay to attend if I didn't submit anything yet. It sounds like a great group!

    July 9, 2013

    • Arley

      yep, of course, you are welcome to join. Hit up Beth for the readings.

      July 9, 2013

    • Beth H.

      Of course you're welcome to attend Astryd! Please email me (my address is in your welcome email) and let me know where to send the readings.

      July 9, 2013

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