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Donations for Meetup Organiser Fees - Hi Melbournelit, Running writer's group costs me money both fiscally and in the time and energy that I put into the group and the meetup fees have come up once again. I put a lot of effort into making MelbourneLit a fun and friendly and Steven C. M. Jan 2, 2015 10:52 PM
Call For Submissions - Pilcrow Dagger - Hi MelbourneLit, I've been contacted by Pilcrow Dagger about their latest call for submissions and have been asked to pass the message to the group.  Those seeking publication should follow up on the website and submit work to the journal.  B Steven C. M. Oct 5, 2014 12:16 PM
Meetup details changed: MelbourneLit Writing Group (I got the time wrong!) - Hi MelbourneLit Club, I messed up on Meetup and set the meeting time at 7:00.  Obviously we will not be meeting at that ungodly hour of the morning and will be meeting at the usual time of 3:00 PM. For those who are new to the meetings Steven C. M. Sep 18, 2014 12:38 PM
Support Ian Pringle - Director of Romper Stomper - Hi Ian Pringle is a legend of Australian film making - including Romper Stomper was nominated for 9 AFI awards in 1992 and won 3 including Best Actor (Russell Crowe). Ian is making a come back after 23 years with a new film The Legend Maker (I'm as Gian Jul 22, 2014 4:41 AM
Novel Writing Workshops - Hi Guys, I've been asked to send out the information for this upcoming novel-writing workshop.  It's looks ace and will be a great opportunity to improve your skills in novel writing. Cheers!   Steve   Steven C. M. Apr 14, 2014 2:40 PM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Meetup details changed: Melbourne Lit Writing Group - Hi  Jaquelin , Steven C. M. Mar 25, 2014 11:42 AM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Meetup details changed: Melbourne Lit Writing Group - Hi Nicole, Sorry to hear that, it might be negotiable. Give me a little while here, I'm still checking my commitments for this year, I might get back to you. :) Steve Steven C. M. Mar 25, 2014 11:40 AM
RE: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Meetup details changed: Melbourne Lit Writing Group - Nicky L. Mar 25, 2014 10:39 AM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Meetup details changed: Melbourne Lit Writing Group - Hello Steven, Thanks very much for the email. It works for me Sundays but 4:30. Hope anyone can make this time. Jaquelin Mar 23, 2014 11:15 PM
Meetup details changed: Melbourne Lit Writing Group - Hi Guys, I've moved the meetings to Sundays at 4 PM now as I have some Saturday commitments this year.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions or if Sundays really, really don't work for you! Cheers, Steve   Steven C. M. Mar 23, 2014 11:10 PM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] The Lion's Bride at the Northcote Town Hall - Oomph kk Sent from Huawei Mobile Steven McLachlan wrote: nada Mar 21, 2014 9:06 PM
The Lion's Bride at the Northcote Town Hall - Hi MelbourneLit, I've been asked to pass on the information for this upcoming event, The Lion's Bride, which will be pl aying at Northcote town Hall in August 2014. Thanks, see you Saturday, Steven C. M. Mar 20, 2014 11:52 AM
The Group Dropped off the list - Hi Guys,   The group dropped off the list somehow, so if you had RSVPed for the 8th, you might have to do so again.   Thanks a bunch!   Steve Steven C. M. Feb 1, 2014 2:20 AM
MelbourneLit is on Holiday - Hi Guys,   The group is on holiday and I may or may not continue the group in the New Year.   Have a Merry Christmas everyone!   Steve Steven C. M. Dec 22, 2013 5:09 AM
Meeting 30th November - More RSVPs! - hey crew. i haven't got a lot of rsvps for the meeting this saturday.  the group is still going strong and i hope to see more people rsvping for the meeting this saturday. if you'd love to come down, bring your work and share with the Steven C. M. Nov 29, 2013 2:23 AM
Nanowrimo November - Hey MelbourneLit Crew,   Well, looks like I'm going to be doing NaNoWriMo this November and using the time to slog through some prose and get some quality work down onto the paper. Those who don't know much about NaNoWriMo, it' Steven C. M. Oct 25, 2013 7:37 AM
Writer In Residence Opportunity - Hi MelbourneLit,   I got an email about a Writer in Residence opportunity from Emma Livesey and Melbourne Lit writer's are welcome to apply.  It's based at the Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort and sounds really exciting.   I' Steven C. M. Sep 11, 2013 12:01 PM
Melbourne Lit Cancelled for Election Day - Hi MelbourneLit Crew, It's election day Saturday, if you haven't heard and so we're going to cancel the meeting this week.  Sorry for the late notice and I hope to see you all in a fortnight's time for another smashing meeting.   Steven C. M. Sep 6, 2013 9:33 PM
Figurines, Slaves and Soldiers: The Iron Age Figurines from the Euphrates Valley, North Syria - Hi MelbourneLit Crew,   One of our group members, Vicki Clayton will be releasing her book ' Figurines, Slaves and Soldiers: The Iron Age Figurines f rom the Euphrates Valley, North Syria' tomorrow at 2:30 PM at� Steven C. M. Aug 24, 2013 1:54 AM
MelbourneLit Zine and Open Mike - Hi guys!   I've got a lot of new faces RSVPing this week, which is great and a couple of regular members, so it should be a really good meeting.   I'm really excited about getting a Zine made up of work from the group Steven C. M. Aug 21, 2013 1:30 PM
MelbourneLit Street-Zine Call to Action - Hi MelbourneLit Crew,   It's going to be a great turnout this week, if you haven't RSVPed yet, please do so. It's an exciting w Steven C. M. Jul 26, 2013 5:03 PM
Discussion Forum - Hey MelbourneLit,   I've just spent time redoing the discussion forum and I'd love to see everyone get in there.  We're meeting fortnightly at the moment, so it's a great opportunity to share with members between meetings and to spend Steven C. M. Jul 22, 2013 2:20 PM
Able Muse / Eratosophere Sonnet Bake-off - LINK ACTUALLY INCLUDED - Hi MelbourneLitters,   I forgot the link once more.   Here it is:   http://www.ablemuse.com/erato/­showthread.php?p=289840   Steven C. M. Jul 3, 2013 9:21 AM
Able Muse / Eratosophere Sonnet Bake-off - LINK INCLUDED - Hey MelbourneLitters,   Some clever litter emailed me and pointed out that I didn't include the link to the competition in the last email that I sent.   If you read the info here, you'll get a little info about the com Steven C. M. Jul 3, 2013 9:20 AM
Able Muse / Eratosophere Sonnet Bake-off - Hey MelbourneLitters,   This competition is still open and it's really a great one.  The Able Muse is a really fun and highly quality publication and the Eratosphere is one of the best of its kind in the world.   This Steven C. M. Jul 1, 2013 1:15 AM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Big List on this Saturday! - Hi Steve, I'm really sorry but I won't be able to make it to the meeting tomorrow. I'm actually moving after a house Vicki Jun 28, 2013 3:51 PM
Big List on this Saturday! - Hey MelbourneLit Crew,   There's a whole bunch of great RSVPs on for the meet this Saturday and it looks like it's going to be a fun meeting.   For those who've missed some of the recent meets, we have some great and a Steven C. M. Jun 28, 2013 12:27 AM
Short Story Contest - Hey MelbourneLit Crew!   We are back to fortnightly meetings and it is already going great.  The meetings have been well attended and we are all making great progress with our writing and with our goals.   I got this Steven C. M. Jun 16, 2013 1:47 AM
Moving the dates around and fortnightly meetings. - Hi Crew!   There's been a fair bit of discussion and changing of dates in relation to our meetings and I've decided to run our meetings fortnightly again for the time being.  To get the dates right, there will be a meeting this Saturd Steven C. M. Jun 9, 2013 2:04 AM
Meetup is on fortnightly - Hi guys,   I've switched the meetups back to fornightly now.  I think James was right, it can be a little bit difficult to hold group every week.   Can I get any members you'd like to attend this week to get their RSV Steven C. M. Jun 4, 2013 4:47 PM
Steve will be absent from Melb-Lit this week - Hi Melb-Litters!   Just letting you all know that I won't be in attendance this Saturday, so have fun without me!   James will be there and the group will be as fun as usual.   I'll be back on the 25th Steven C. M. May 15, 2013 9:50 PM
Short Story Competition - Hey Melb-Lit,   Just found about this great, local short story contest.   The Best of Times short story competition #15. For humorous short stories (any theme) up to 2500 words Steven C. M. Mar 22, 2013 8:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Melb-Lit Writing Group Meetup - Hey Melbourne Writers,   Melb-Lit's getting better and better every session, so make sure you get down to Riverland Cafe and join us!   Steve   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full Steven C. M. Mar 14, 2013 2:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Melb-Lit Writing Group Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Melb-Lit­-Writing-Group/events/98509482­/ When : Saturday, J James H. Jan 9, 2013 9:38 PM
Finances for melb-lit group. - Hi, As promised, here's a list of the incoming and outgoing money since I started doing the finances. A negative balance means I've paid meetup.com more money than I've collected in attendance fees. A positive balance means I've gotten more money James H. Oct 27, 2012 10:59 PM
Finances for melb-lit group. - Hi, As promised last meeting, here's a list of the incoming and outgoing money since I started doing the finances. A negative balance means I've paid meetup.com more money than I've collected in attendance fees. A positive balance means I've gott James H. Jul 23, 2012 8:38 PM
Melbourne Writers' Lounge - Since a few new people have joined, and this group is still 'dead', I thought I'd mention that there's another writers' critique group in Melbourne: http://www.meetup.com/Melbourn­e-Writers-Lounge/ Yours, James. James H. Jan 6, 2012 3:01 PM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Another writing meetup: Melbourne Writers' Lounge - Thanks, James. I'll check it out. Mar On 16/12/2011, at 12:08 AM, James Hutchings wrote: > People on this list might be interested in this group as well: > > http://www.meetup.com/Melbourne-Writers-Lounge/ > > > > -- > Please Note: I mar Q. Dec 16, 2011 1:03 AM
Another writing meetup: Melbourne Writers' Lounge - People on this list might be interested in this group as well: http://www.meetup.com/Melbourn­e-Writers-Lounge/ James H. Dec 16, 2011 12:08 AM
The New Death and others. - Hi, Someone asked about my ebook, so here are the details. You can get it from Smashwords: http://www.smashwords.com/book­s/view/92126 It's 99c. I've put up a page about it on my blog, which James H. Oct 15, 2011 7:32 PM
Publication opportunity - Hey Melbourne-Lit! Hope everything is great and that you all noticed we now hold a weekday MeetUp on Wednesday for those who are interested! I'm passing on some news on a new live journal! Steven C. M. Oct 13, 2011 1:57 PM
Melb-Lit Weekday Meetup (Every Wednesday 3 PM) - Hi everyone, I have been having continued difficulties making it to Saturday meetings and, in an attempt to solve the problem, I am teaming up with Lauren Roberts to make Wednesday Afternoon another strong writing group. Steven C. M. Oct 13, 2011 2:46 AM
Wednesday Afternoon Group - Hi guys, http://www.meetup.com/Melb-Lit­-Writing-Group/messages/boards­/thread/16578722#[masked] Please read Steven C. M. Oct 6, 2011 12:24 PM
New Meetup: Open Mike Night - Announcing a new Meetup for Melb-Lit Writing Group! What : Open Mike Night When : Thursday, January 13,[masked]:30 PM Where : ' Steven C. M. Dec 14, 2010 9:11 PM
Open Mike Night This Thursday - Hey Melb-Lit! I'd like to invite you all to join us for our second Open Mike Night this Thursday at 7:30 PM, at the Felix Bar, 43 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda. Last time was an absolute blast, with plenty of writers attending and reading Steven C. M. Nov 30, 2010 9:03 PM
Matthew Chan added a post - Hi guys, Hope you're all flying high from the lovely weekend. Did you all enjoy the glorious sunshine? I bring all you up and coming crime writers the following fantastic info. My friend Liz Evans let me know about a certain competition.. Matthew C. Nov 22, 2010 11:02 PM
New Meetup: Open Mike Night - Announcing a new Meetup for Melb-Lit Writing Group! What : Open Mike Night When : Thursday, December 2,[masked]:30 PM Price : A Steven C. M. Nov 21, 2010 2:09 PM
Steve McLachlan added a post - Second Writing Contest Closed! Matthew Chan took out the second writing contest! As a prize he gets two free passes to the next open mike. The third writing contest is now open and will run until 15/12. The winner will receive two Steven C. M. Nov 17, 2010 11:49 AM
Matthew Chan added a post - Hi Melb-Lit'erers Great news! We have found our new home! A fantastic space in St Kilda, nice and quiet great atmosphere for critiquing and discussions and socialising afterwards at the bar.? For our weekly sessions we're meetin Matthew C. Nov 16, 2010 11:17 PM
Steve McLachlan added a post - The second writing contest will now run until 31/10. If you win, you get a free pass to the open mike night! How awesome is that. Check out http://www.melb-lit.com Steven C. M. Nov 7, 2010 9:14 AM
Matthew Chan added a post - Hi all, Hope you're having as great a weekend as I. Though I'm sad that I missed the fantastic meetup today, I'm having a ball swimming amid a delicious sea of confusion at a communications conference I'm attending. They tell me confusion is go Matthew C. Oct 23, 2010 11:22 PM
Saturday meetup time change => 2:45PM - Hi fellow Melb-Lit-er-ers. We're changing the meetup time to 2:45 down at the Riverside Cafe and Bar. We're going to start the fun promptly at 3pm: With our awesome reading and critiquing! Looking forward to seeing you guys soon. Matthew C. Oct 14, 2010 9:39 AM
Writing Contest on www.melb-lit.com Closing - Hi Writers, The second writing contest on our website (www.melb-lit.com) will close at Midnight on Friday 15th October. Please submit up to 5 poems or 1 short story to [address removed]. Please no previously published, no Steven C. M. Oct 14, 2010 8:52 AM
New Meetup: Open Mike Night - Hey Writers, We're having a second attempt at the Open Mike! It should be a blast! Please give me a call if you have any questions, and if you'd like to read at the event shoot me an email. Or just turn up! I'm organising te Steven C. M. Oct 11, 2010 9:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Melb-Lit Writing Group Meetup - Hi writers, I've made some changes to our regularly scheduled Meetups (This Meetup repeats every week on Saturday), including these that you might have RSVPed for: * Matthew C. Oct 10, 2010 6:37 AM
Re: [Melb-Lit-Writing-Group] Matthew Chan added a post - Hey Matt ... this is my other email address ... What do those jobs pay? I just got my tax bill Tone_Tone Oct 6, 2010 1:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Melb-Lit Writing Group Meetup - Hi writers, I've changed the meeting place from Federation Square to a cafe called Riverland. It's just down the steps underneath the bridge by Federation Square. As usual, if you're lost, late or unable to attend call me on[masked] Steven C. M. Oct 5, 2010 8:42 PM
Matthew Chan added a post - Hi guys, I'm Matthew, one of the organisers of Melb-Lit writing group. I've got 2 exciting announcements to make: 1st - There's a writing course run by an English teacher in Wheelers Hill. Running on Sun 14, 21, 28th of October. Full day ( Matthew C. Oct 5, 2010 5:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Casual Drinks for Melb-Lit Group - Hi, The Open Mike has been cancelled but I've orgranised casual drinks instead. We'll meet at the same location and then head to a bar or pub for some drinks. I can be contacted on 0404811121. I'll reorganise the Open Mike ASAP. Steven C. M. Oct 2, 2010 10:04 AM
Open Mike Night Cancelled - Hi All, Unfortunately, due to forgetting to collect the venue keys, we've had to cancel the Open Mike tonight. We'll be going for casual drinks instead, so feel free to turn up to Ross House at 7:30 tonight, as I will be there to let Steven C. M. Oct 2, 2010 9:58 AM
Open Mike Night - Hi All, The Open Mike night is this week and I'm very excited. We have a private room with a PA system and I will be bringing beer, wine, tea and coffee which is all available for a few dollars. The entry for the night is $5 and thi Steven C. M. Sep 26, 2010 11:16 AM
Steve McLachlan added a post - Website contest has been won! Congratulations to AJ Burchell who has taken out the first writing contest on http://www.melb-lit.com . The second writing contest will run until 15 Steven C. M. Sep 10, 2010 10:09 AM
New Meetup: Open Mike Night - Announcing a new Meetup for Melb-Lit Writing Group! What : Open Mike Night When : Saturday, October 2,[masked]:30 PM Price : AU Steven C. M. Sep 8, 2010 11:01 AM
Melb-Lit Saturday Meeting - Hi Melb-Lit, For those who are attending their first meeting, please feel free to bring some work that you'd like to discuss. A short-story, some poetry or an extract from a longer piece would be great. Please bring 5 copies, in a readable fo Steven C. M. Sep 3, 2010 12:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Melb-Lit Writing Group Meetup - Hi Melb-Lit, We will be holding a weekly meeting at 3 PM on Saturdays, meeting at the top of the Fed Square steps, opposite Flinders Street station. From there we will head to a nearby cafe to discuss writing. I will be holding a black notebo Steven C. M. Aug 29, 2010 7:42 PM

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