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June Main Line Writers Group Meeting - - Hello Authors. Tomorrrow's meeting is Critique. We're a bit lighter than we usually are for attendance, so if you have been hesitating to RSVP, please do so now. You still have a short time to read the May contest entries by going to th Gary Z. Jun 16, 2015 1:44 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] A new achievement - It is there . I see it. Look down and click older postings. It shows up Sent from my iPhone On Jun 2, 2015, at 12:11 PM, Carol Gary Z. Jun 2, 2015 12:51 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] A new achievement - Gary, my submission did not appear. Can you please review the submission instructions so I can see where the error occurred? Is it too Carol M. Jun 2, 2015 10:32 AM
RE: mistake - Joseph Jun 2, 2015 9:59 AM
A new achievement - Hi Authors. This is going to sound crazy, but we;ve reached a new pinnacle in the writers group. I actually got the contest entries up the day after the contest ended. Celebrations are going on worldwide. So you know what to do...vote. Gary Z. Jun 1, 2015 8:57 PM
RE: Writer wanted to tell this story.......CivilWarStatue - If any of your main line writers are looking for a story, we Carole and Bill M. May 27, 2015 3:55 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] 50 WORDS CONTEST - Paid members of the group can enter 50 word stories on any topic. see www.mainlinewritersgroup.com Gary Z. May 27, 2015 1:46 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] 50 WORDS CONTEST - What is the subject? On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 8:24 PM, Gary Zenker < [address removed] > Lin May 27, 2015 11:47 AM
50 WORDS CONTEST - Hey! Only four entries so far. Send yours to [address removed]. Remember, exactly 50 words. Let;s make this the biggest (and yet the shortest) contest yet! Gary Gary Z. May 26, 2015 8:24 PM
Contest reminder - Fifty Word Stories: our contest for May. Exactly 50 words - no more, no less. All paid members can enter. Everyone in the group can vote. (26) Think it's easy? Think it's hard? Tell your story. You may win. Even if you don't, think of the fun i Gary Z. May 23, 2015 8:27 PM
MAIN LINE WRITERS GROUP UPDATE - Hello Authors. A couple of important updates: MARCH WRITERS CONTEST There's still time to vote on our March contest focused on the theme WORK. If you entered, part of the agreement was that you would read them a Gary Z. May 15, 2015 7:49 PM
UPDATE - MAIN LINE WRITERS GROUP - Hello Authors! A couple of updates of interest to you!   MARCH WRITING CONTEST There's still time to vote for your choices in the March Main Line Writers Group Wirters Co Gary Z. May 1, 2015 1:46 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Need A Creativity Boost? StoryADay May is coming! - Want to bring a short sample to read? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 15, 2015, at 3:19 PM, Julie Duffy wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > Would you like to head into summer with a stack of first-drafts to > revise and submit to public Gary Z. Apr 15, 2015 4:32 PM
Need A Creativity Boost? StoryADay May is coming! - Hi everyone, Would you like to head into summer with a stack of first-drafts to revise and submit to publications? Then, join the creative insanity that is StoryADay May: write (and finish) a story every day in May! I'll be at the meeting tonight, Julie D. Apr 15, 2015 2:26 PM
Writers Contest Entries are Posted! Read and Vote! - Hi all! The entries for the March Main Line Writers Group Writing Contest are now posted and available for viewing. Remember that this time around, entries could run up to 5,000 words. Few came anywhere near that close, but you Gary Z. Apr 6, 2015 7:37 AM
Two Reminders - Hello Authors! A few reminders about the group: MARCH WRITING CONTEST: There is less than a week left to enter the March Main Line Writers Group writing contest. The theme is WORK and we currently only have three entrie Gary Z. Mar 26, 2015 11:22 AM
Link to audio of March meeting - Hello Authors! A few of you noted that you would not be able to make the meeting and asked whether we could record the session. Here is the link to the 70 minute program. It is audio only. https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=sf-N92T9_iw Gary Z. Mar 23, 2015 5:31 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Writing contest and a request -  Suzanne W. Mar 19, 2015 9:16 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Writing contest and a request - Also, even though voting was over, you can still comment -- I'm sure the authors will appreciate it. Also, anyone want to disclose which story they wrote? Elizabeth S. Mar 19, 2015 8:02 AM
Writing contest and a request - Hi Authors. Want to remind you that we are extending the writers contest a whole day! You now have until March 31 at 11:59 pm to submit your entry to [address removed]. You can still review January's entries Gary Z. Mar 18, 2015 11:03 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] FREE book from a group member - Thanks, Gerri! I don't have a Kindle... when I get paid next week, I'll buy a copy of the book. :) Can't wait to read! Jessica Mar 18, 2015 2:39 PM
FREE book from a group member - Hello authors! Everyone knows that authors are among the best readers, so here's an opportunity for YOU to read something new. Long-time member, group supporter, friend and author Gerri Lambert (aka Geraldine O'Gorman) is offering her n Gary Z. Mar 18, 2015 2:22 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Two reminders - craig b. Mar 17, 2015 1:49 PM
Two reminders - Hello Authors! Two reminders for you! The winners of our first ever writing contest will be revealed at the March meeting next week. If you submitted an entry, it might be YOU. We are now accept Gary Z. Mar 13, 2015 1:17 PM
Meetup details changed: MARCH 18 Main Line Writers Group - Submission Strategies and Tools - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Main-Lin­e-Writers/events/207071232/ When : Wednesday, March 18 Gary Z. Mar 7, 2015 11:58 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Jan Writing Contest Coming To A Close - NillaWafwrs. It was in the email I sent Sent from my iPhone On Feb 28, 2015, at 6:32 PM, Jessica < Gary Z. Feb 28, 2015 9:22 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Jan Writing Contest Coming To A Close - NillaWafers Elizabeth S. Feb 28, 2015 7:36 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Jan Writing Contest Coming To A Close - Hey Gary, Jessica Feb 28, 2015 6:32 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Jan Writing Contest Coming To A Close - Please do go and read the short stories! And note that there are 16 of them (I managed to miss this until I went to Survey Monkey -- I was looking at the 8 lis Elizabeth S. Feb 28, 2015 6:24 PM
Jan Writing Contest Coming To A Close - Hi Authors. It's time to vote on the January Writing Contest. As a reminder, to read the entries go to our web site www.MainLineWritersGroup.com, choose the MORE tab on the right and pull down to members contest. The password into the contest i Gary Z. Feb 27, 2015 5:16 PM
RE: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - bob s. Feb 17, 2015 11:58 PM
A reminder and a couple of personal requests - Hello authors! Don't forget to read the January contest entries and vote! Voting ends February 28. TWO PERSONAL REQUESTS I am finishing the prep of my next Says Seth book and am looking for anyone w Gary Z. Feb 16, 2015 8:10 PM
January Writing Contest - Hello Authors. OK, I think I finally have a process for getting the contests posted and completed. We're finally ready with ALL of the stories uploaded. If you read them before, note that during the last couple of days I added a story o Gary Z. Feb 15, 2015 6:16 PM
WRITING CONTEST - Hello authors! Here's an update on a couple of topics important to the group: WRITING CONTEST The necessary programming has been completed to add a private blog to MainLineWritersGroup.com to ho Gary Z. Feb 8, 2015 9:16 PM
WRITING CONTEST - Hello authors! Here's an update on a couple of topics important to the group: WRITING CONTEST The necessary programming has been completed to add a private blog to MainLineWritersGroup.com to ho Gary Z. Feb 8, 2015 9:16 PM
Entries are pouring in for the first Main Line Writers Group Writing Contest - Hello authors! Over the last week, I've received a number of entries for the writing contest. This is great. Apparently the extra time and reminder spurred a lot of you to submit. So the competition should have some good entries. I will send ou Gary Z. Jan 30, 2015 3:00 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - I'll enter, too. Thanks for the reminder and extending the deadline. Ellie Searl Sent from my iPhone Ellie V. Searl - P. Jan 24, 2015 12:27 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - k How does one do that? Karen P Jan 24, 2015 11:00 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - Please enter. It isn't any one genre....I think the variety is a good thing! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2015, at 8:51 PM, Gary Z. Jan 24, 2015 2:48 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - Oh, are poems allowed? I'd enter that. Karen P Jan 23, 2015 8:50 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - Is the contest just poems ? Or any written format? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2015, at 4:38 PM, Gary Zenker < Kathy Jan 23, 2015 7:23 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love - Hi Gary, I'm throwing my hat, so to speak, into the contest ring.  Please see attached. Carolyn C. Jan 23, 2015 6:02 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] January Writing Contest - Love -  Suzanne W. Jan 23, 2015 5:49 PM
January Writing Contest - Love - Hello Authors. So we received only a handful of contest entries for the first contest. I want to extend the contest a few days to see if I can encourage anyone else to make a last minute entry. January 30 is the deadline and I will post the entries up Gary Z. Jan 23, 2015 4:38 PM
RE: [Main-Line-Write] CANCELLING JANUARY MEETING - bob s. Jan 21, 2015 6:51 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] CANCELLING JANUARY MEETING - This solves my dilemma! My guess is the roads in KOP would *probably* be okay but the roads by my house seem to be the last priority, and are always awful. &n Elizabeth S. Jan 21, 2015 4:41 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] CANCELLING JANUARY MEETING - You are very welcome E Sent from my iPhone On Jan 21, 2015, at 2:50 PM, Sarah Cain < Gary Z. Jan 21, 2015 4:08 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] CANCELLING JANUARY MEETING - Thanks, Gary. Appreciate the notice. Sarah Cain Sent from my iPad On Jan 21, 2015, at 1:31 PM, Gary Zenker < Sarah C. Jan 21, 2015 2:49 PM
REPEAT OF CANCELLED MEETING - I just wnted to send a second announcement that this evening's meeting is cancelled, due to impending weather. Sorry, we will reschedule the topic for another month   Gary Gary Z. Jan 21, 2015 1:57 PM
CANCELLING JANUARY MEETING - Hi Folks. Due to potential bad weather, I am cancelling tonight's meeting. We will reschedule the topic for a future date. Tonight's meeting is cancelled. Gary Z. Jan 21, 2015 1:27 PM
January Main Line Writers Group WRITING CONTEST - Hello Authors! 2015 is the sixth year of the Main Line Writers Group and time to add some programs. In the December meeting, I announced a new bi-monthly writing contest to inspire you to write and get additional feedback from your peers. Gary Z. Jan 2, 2015 12:08 PM
January Meeting - Submission Tracking and Strategies - Hello authors! I previously announced that January's meeting will cover the topic of submission tracking and strategies. Members of the group will be sharing their best and most effective practices for getting their pieces into print. This meet Gary Z. Dec 29, 2014 10:03 AM
January Meeting - Submission Tracking and Strategies - Hello authors! I previously announced that January's meeting will cover the topic of submission tracking and strategies. Members of the group will be sharing their best and most effective practices for getting their pieces into print. This meet Gary Z. Dec 29, 2014 10:02 AM
January meeting - request for panel presenters - Hello Authors! To kick off 2015, a panel on submission strategies and tools would be a great way to help and motivate each other. We are looking for people who could help lead a presentation on that exact topic. This isn't a theoretical applica Gary Z. Dec 18, 2014 4:31 PM
January meeting - request for panel presenters - Hello Authors! To kick off 2015, a panel on submission strategies and tools would be a great way to help and motivate each other. We are looking for people who could help lead a presentation on that exact topic. This isn't a theoretical applica Gary Z. Dec 18, 2014 4:31 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Hello and Software Question - Hello Sara, and everyone! My name is Penny, and I have only been to one meet up so far. I am hoping to come to the next one. But I have used d Penny H. Oct 6, 2014 2:03 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Hello and Software Question - Tom Joyce here. I could be off-base, but my interpretation of what King meant by " Tom J. Oct 6, 2014 1:40 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Hello and Software Question - Hi Sara! A while ago I used something called perfect writer-don't know if it's still out there. What is good I found is making sure that what Julie C. Oct 6, 2014 10:21 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Hello and Software Question - Hi Sara, Ellie V. Searl - P. Oct 6, 2014 9:56 AM
Hello and Software Question - Hi, everyone.  I'm a recovering lawyer and first time mom who's decided to finally put pen to paper after years of thinking about writing a novel.  I live near Pottstown with my husband and my son, who will be one year old th user 1. Oct 6, 2014 8:45 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] September meeting - seeking members to speak on Writers Tools - We did a story slam for September instead of the previously planned writers tools. I might try for that again in January. I ha Gary Z. Sep 25, 2014 8:48 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] September meeting - seeking members to speak on Writers Tools - Hey Gary - I know I missed Sept, but if you need someone to talk in the future about the online journal, Penzu, I have been using the Karen P Sep 25, 2014 6:14 PM
Writers' Meeting in Rosemont this Sunday 21 September at Noon - As I promised at the meeting, here is the information on the writers' meeting this Sunday. This group is run by the Liar's Club of Philadelphia.  - Tony Conaway CALLING ALL WRITERS of any level, style, pay grade and genre: THIS SUNDAY Wayne Anthony C. Sep 19, 2014 8:47 PM
Meetup details changed: OCTOBER 15 Main Line Writers Group meeting - CRITIQUE - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Main-Lin­e-Writers/events/141934082/ When : Wednesday, October Gary Z. Sep 13, 2014 5:54 PM
Upcoming Meeting On Wednesday - Hello Authors! We have 5 people signed up to present at our very own Story Slam but we need a few more to have a full roster. The official theme is "Love, Hate or anything in between" but you can really tell your tale on any topic...we are flex Gary Z. Sep 13, 2014 5:19 PM
Main Line Writers Group Story Slam - Wednesday, Sept 17 - Hello Writers! At the September Main Line Writers Group, we are going to follow up Jim Breslin's great presentation from last month with our own mini Story Slam. I am looking for ten group members total to stand before the group to tell Gary Z. Sep 9, 2014 2:38 PM
Main Line Writers Group Story Slam - Wednesday, Sept 17 - Hello Writers! At the September Main Line Writers Group, we are going to follow up Jim Breslin's great presentation from last month with our own mini Story Slam. I am looking for ten group members total to stand before the group to tell Gary Z. Sep 9, 2014 2:37 PM
Publishing Opportunity for MLWG writers - Hello all! Jim Breslin, presenter at our August Main Line Writers Group meeting, forwarded this information to me. Although the publishing is unpaid, it;s a great way to establish a local presence! WC Press is look Gary Z. Aug 27, 2014 3:36 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] publication - "Dads" - Yay Walter! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 14, 2014, at 8:14 PM, Walter Lawn < [address removed] Gary Z. Aug 16, 2014 8:09 PM
publication - "Dads" - The flash fiction piece you all helped me to write will be published at http://www.everydayfiction.com­ on August 24. Go check it out, rate it comment on it, and generally make it the most-clicked piece they've seen in years. This is the fir Walter L. Aug 14, 2014 8:13 PM
Meetup details changed: August Main Line Writers Group meeting - Critique - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Main-Lin­e-Writers/events/141933962/ When : Wednesday, August 2 Gary Z. Aug 1, 2014 4:45 PM
Meetup details changed: August Main Line Writers Group meeting - Critique - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Main-Lin­e-Writers/events/141933962/ When : Wednesday, August 2 Gary Z. Aug 1, 2014 4:45 PM
The New Bookstore in Bryn Mawr is hosting local author events - Susanna R. Jul 25, 2014 12:07 PM
September meeting - seeking members to speak on Writers Tools - Hello Writers! One of the topics that came up in our periodic member survey for program topics was writers tools: software or other tools that you use to help you write, organize or publish your work. I am looking for members of our own group t Gary Z. Jul 23, 2014 8:25 AM
Unclaimed Baggage and Amazon - Hello Authors! I was visiting the Amazon page for our project Unclaimed Baggage and noticed that embedded there is a link to Julie Duffy having her own author page. She is the only one to have such a link. If you are one who contributed to the Gary Z. Jul 2, 2014 7:03 AM
MAIN LINE WRITERS GROUP - UPCOMING HAPPENINGS - Hello Writers! I wanted to put down some of the "happenings" that are in the works for the next several months OUTSIDE of the ongoing general meetings.   INTERACTIVE WRITING SESSIONS Given the success o Gary Z. Jun 27, 2014 2:15 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Review of Our Anthology, "Unclaimed Baggage" - T ony, Thanks for sending. This is such a nice review of the book. I hope it generates more sales. Sarah Sarah C. Jun 19, 2014 1:25 PM
Review of Our Anthology, "Unclaimed Baggage" - There is a nice review of our anthology, "Unclaimed Baggage," on this site, as well as comments on the Main Line Writers Group from our leader, Gary Zenker! http://www.examiner.com/articl­e/pennsylvanian-writers-to-add­-to-your-summer-reading-list Wayne Anthony C. Jun 18, 2014 5:10 PM
my new email address - bob s. May 21, 2014 11:33 PM
More Writing Sessions - Hello Writers! It's a clear diretive from all those who attended our first Writing Session: YOU WANT MORE! Alison has agreed to design an additional four sessions for us starting in August . That gives you time to clear Gary Z. May 17, 2014 11:23 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Main Line Writers Group Blog - Sorry I have to change it all because I wasn;t ready with the prep I needed to do. I'll issue the rescheduled schedule on Wednesdasy Gary Ze Gary Z. Apr 15, 2014 8:16 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Main Line Writers Group Blog - Hey Gary, Brian M. Apr 15, 2014 7:48 AM
Main Line Writers Group web site profile and links - Good morning Authors! I am doing a massive update to the members portion of the Main Line Writers Group web site (not the Meetup site, but the actual group website at www.MainLineWritersGroup.com).­ How does this Gary Z. Apr 7, 2014 10:07 AM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Mary Higgins Clark Book Signing - I did and I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I've been buried between work and Susanna R. Apr 4, 2014 2:28 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Mary Higgins Clark Book Signing - Mary Higgins Clark will also be signing at Towne Book Center in Collegeville that night at 6pm: http://www.townebc.com/event (It's across from Wegmans in the Providenc Coreen Apr 4, 2014 12:12 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] Mary Higgins Clark Book Signing - Thanks for sharing. Maja would love that BUT work will prevent her from going. Not sure I can make the time to go myself for her. But really nice of you to share the info. Did you get my email asking for who gave the cash Gary Z. Apr 4, 2014 11:57 AM
Mary Higgins Clark Book Signing - Susanna R. Apr 3, 2014 11:12 PM
DATE CHANGE: FIRST EVER Main Line Writers Group WRITING SESSION with Alison Ersheid - Hi all. So sorry for all the emails, but I want to keep you informed. Response was so good for this that I had to find a bigger room. To do that, I needed to change the meeting date. I've changed the date for the writing s Gary Z. Mar 30, 2014 9:50 PM
DATE CHANGE: FIRST EVER Main Line Writers Group WRITING SESSION with Alison Ersheid - Hi all. So sorry for all the emails, but I want to keep you informed. Response was so good for this that I had to find a bigger room. To do that, I needed to change the meeting date. I've changed the date for the writing s Gary Z. Mar 30, 2014 9:49 PM
More information on the Writing Session - Hi Authors! Wow, what a fast response to the April 24th FIRST EVER Main Line Writers Group's WRITING SESSION! I guess I should have planned this sooner! It has always been my intent to be as inclusive a Gary Z. Mar 29, 2014 10:37 PM
Main Line Writers Group Blog - Hello Authors! The Main Line Writers Group commitment to you is to offer opportunities that expand your skills as an author. That means providing educational opportunities including high quality presenters on t Gary Z. Mar 25, 2014 10:37 AM
MLWG Blog - Hello Authors! Our meeting this upcoming Wednesday should be a great one. Remember to always RSVP as early as possible...I typically run name tags the night prior and I hate for anyone to have to hand-write their own name. It seems so unwelcomi Gary Z. Mar 15, 2014 11:55 PM
MLWG Blog - Hello Authors! At the February meeting, I announced the official launch plans for the Main Line Writers Group blog and had the first people interested signing up to participate. Here are the details and your opportunity to part Gary Z. Feb 24, 2014 1:16 PM
Re: [Main-Line-Write] group blog! - There is no content in your reply... Sent from my iPhone On Feb 16, 2014, at 9:28 AM, "James E. D. Keating" < Gary Z. Feb 16, 2014 12:06 PM
group blog! - Listen to Your Critics...They help You Grow! &nbs James E. D. K. Feb 16, 2014 9:28 AM
A new group blog! - Hello Authors! You have received your week-in-advance notice for next week's meeting. It should be a great critique night. Critique helps to make people better writers by offering constructive feedback from your peers. Gary Z. Feb 15, 2014 9:27 PM
CANCELED DUE TO SNOW: Tonight's Bookstore Reading by the BVWG - For those of you who were planning to come to tonight's bookstore reading: The Chester County Book Company does not expect to open today.  So we have to cancel the reading by members of the Brandywine Valley Writers Group, scheduled for tonight, Mond Wayne Anthony C. Feb 3, 2014 10:39 AM
Critique and discussion of plotting for short stories - Hi Like to write? Come join us to critique some of Judy D. Jan 16, 2014 2:46 PM
Jan 2014 Meeting summary uploaded - Hi all. I uploaded the summary of last night's meeting complete with unintentional  typos and omissions, I am sure! But at least it will give you a way to continue to think about the comments and how to proceed to our next project. Gar Gary Z. Jan 16, 2014 12:58 PM
February Meeting - Call for Involvement - Hello Group Members! Following up on our review of our publishing process, I'd like to form the core to plan and implement our next (as of yet undefined) project(s). At the February meeting, I'd like to ask those who would like to play Gary Z. Jan 16, 2014 9:46 AM

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