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OOps - Hi all, I didn't see Mark's message about moving the group to Elliot Bay Books. Please disregard my last message about meeting at Cupcake Royale. Group has confirmed meetings will move to Elliot Bay Books. Abby Abigail C. Dec 18, 2015 11:01 AM
Change of location for Friday Daylight Writers beginning Jan 8th, 2016. - Hi all, Due to upstairs renovation at Caffe Vita (which I am told is being converted to offices, so never opened to the public), we will move the location of the meetup to Cupcake Royal, 1 block east of Caffe Vita on the same side of Pike. This Abigail C. Dec 18, 2015 10:45 AM
Friday Meetup change of Venue! - Hi Daylight Writers! Effective immediately, we're meeting at Elliot Bay Books on Fridays, until they reopen the upstairs section at Caffe Vita. Elliot Bay is very close to Caffe Vita: Walk out Caffe Vita's front door, turn left an Mark Dec 15, 2015 4:06 PM
$10,000 grant available to Washington storyteller - New grant alert! You can now apply for a $10,000 grant offered by Avasta Press author Gar LaSalle. This grant is meant to support a literary artist "demonstrating excellence in storyte Kelsye Jul 31, 2015 5:31 PM
Author Priorities & Ecology - Hi Daylight Writer! We're planning our meetings for this Mark Jul 21, 2015 2:44 PM
oil drilling & coal trains - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! I've missed writing lately, because I've been advocating for Chai and Bamboo, the two elephants the rotten-hearted Seattle zoo sent to Oklahoma instead of retiring them to sanctuary in California. Then the Shell o Mark Jun 9, 2015 7:36 PM
New Seattle Publisher - Well, holy crap, I launched a press . Of course, in the spirit of community, I kick things off with a bunch of Kelsye May 19, 2015 12:50 PM
vote on attorney questions - Hi Daylight Writer! You can vote on the questions for attorney Gary Marshall to answer Tuesday night at the UW. Click here for the su Mark May 2, 2015 4:59 PM
Protect Your Writing, Cheap - Hi Daylight Writer! See a lawyer now, save money later: Gary Marshall, $22, Tues Mark Apr 30, 2015 2:17 PM
Your Copyright Answers Here - Hi Daylight Writer! Copyright is what g Mark Apr 24, 2015 4:09 PM
Literary Agents Saturday! - Crucial knowledge from thriving agents & authors, Daylight Writer ! Charge It Now! Mark Apr 22, 2015 4:49 PM
Quick Reminder - Hi Daylight Writer! Hear ex-New York editor and current Seattle author Laura Anne Gilman tell Mark Apr 6, 2015 3:14 PM
Intensify your authorial gestalt! - Hi Daylight Writer! When you started writing, what if you had known then what you know now? Knowledge is power. How to get it? Get what Laura Anne Gilman knows --after executive editing at Mark Apr 1, 2015 10:07 AM
Writing Career Workshop - Hi Daylight Writer! Go beyond your first book! Get inside tips for your writing career from Laura Anne Gilman, elite editor and prolific author, a week from Tuesday at the UW. While Laura Mark Mar 28, 2015 12:17 PM
3-night writing retreat on Whidbey - How would you like to spend four days in your very own writing cabin on Whidbey Island? You can win a writing retreat from Seattle author Gerard LaSalle's campaign to promote Widow Walk - which is set Kelsye Mar 19, 2015 4:08 PM
LitAgents @UW $139 - Hi Daylight Writer! Literary Agents @UW $139 +Authors +Workshops +Luncheon +Craft  Serious knowledge from thriving agents & authors Charge It Now! Mark Mar 12, 2015 4:20 PM
Quick Reminder - Hi Daylight Writer! Invest in Your Writing • Find Mark Mar 2, 2015 4:10 PM
Get People Talkin' 'Bout Your Book - Hi Daylight Writer! When agents and publishers ask about your Mark Feb 25, 2015 2:44 PM
Your Book on Social Media-oops! - oops! I goofed and put Feb. 3 in the original e- Mark Feb 19, 2015 3:47 PM
Your Book on Social Media - Hi Daylight Writer! BY NOW YOU KNOW publishing success hinges on your “autho Mark Feb 19, 2015 2:28 PM
Upcoming Readings for my book "Remember The Moon" - Hi all, A few of you were interested in knowing the details of my upcoming reading for my novel Remember the Moon, so here are the details. Hope to see some of you there! Warmly, Abby   Sunday March 15th, 2015 Abigail C. Feb 18, 2015 11:15 AM
Free ticket for Help! - Hi Daylight Writer! I have a free ticket (or two) for someone willing to help out at tomorrow's "Get Your Book Reviewed" workshop (Tuesday). What's involved is setting up the wine & cheese table, starting at 6 o'clock--and after the work Mark Feb 2, 2015 8:42 PM
Book Review quick reminder - Hi Daylight Writer! You'll want a book review some day. Especi Mark Feb 2, 2015 2:47 PM
Book Review Secrets - Hi Daylight Writer! It's great to write Mark Jan 27, 2015 2:56 PM
Get Your Book Reviewed - Hi Daylight Writer! Reviews sell books. Because there's no such thing as bad pu Mark Jan 23, 2015 3:17 PM
Attend Kelsye's self-pub course for free in exchange for evaluation - Hello! I have a new course coming up called Self-Publish Your Book in 30 Days . I am looking for one or two people to take the class while specifically tasked with providi Kelsye Jan 8, 2015 10:35 AM
Memoir quick reminder - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! Please forward this to memoi Mark Nov 18, 2014 3:24 PM
Need An Agent? - Hi Daylight Writer! It will sell out soon, but my $130 special di Mark Nov 12, 2014 5:36 PM
Double Writing Discounts - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! Two huge discounts for you: Mark Nov 6, 2014 4:36 PM
Last day for early bird prices to PubCamp! - Hi all, Just a quick day to let you know that today is the last day for early bird prices to PubCamp! Just use the promo code "friends" to receive $60 off! It's going to be a great day! Get tickets here:  Abigail C. Oct 31, 2014 10:43 AM
Evil reminder - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! Being good's only so-so much fun. If your antagonist's a hero in her own mind, her complex villainy captivates readers. You'll thrill to write her deliciously evil antics. Come to the Incitin Mark Oct 14, 2014 1:15 PM
Danger, Will Robinson! - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! Like the B-9 robot' s "Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!" in "Lost In Space," your inciting incident shakes your main character's world and demands action. Mark Oct 9, 2014 1:19 PM
Seattle PubCamp Coming November 15th, 2014 - Hi all you Daylight writers... I wanted to let you know that will be hosting "PubCamp" again this year on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture. PubCamp is a one-day confer Abigail C. Oct 9, 2014 9:58 AM
Bullies make you watch - Hi Daylight Writer! Bullies make you watch, antagonists hook readers. First the inciting incident. Your main character gets involved. Struggle and tension your readers can't put down. They buy. You win. Get your Mark Oct 2, 2014 2:29 PM
Research folks looking for writers - Here's an opportunity to earn $125 in return for talking about your digital publishing experiences... My name is Judy Jenkins an Executive Researcher with Northwest Insights, a market research services firm here in Seattle. We Kelsye Sep 29, 2014 9:09 AM
FREE POET LAUREATE READING,Mon. Nov. 10 6:00 pm, Univ. District - Interested in hearing from a Poet Laureate? Join us for an evening of poetry reading with Elizabeth Austen, Washington State Poet Laureate, on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, 6:00 pm Theresa B. Sep 26, 2014 10:46 AM
publish & market today - Hi Daylight Writer! Quick reminder--tomorrow's writing workshop at the UW covers selling & publishing your writing. Get half-price tickets with the code "friend." Parking, wine, and cheese incl Mark Sep 16, 2014 2:39 PM
Free creative writing course - Preview not available Kelsye Sep 11, 2014 3:48 PM
Sell your writing - Hi Daylight Writer! Next Wednesday, "Marketing Your Writing / Today's Many Publ Mark Sep 11, 2014 2:25 PM
Publish & Sell Your Writing - Mark Sep 4, 2014 10:05 PM
Fwd: [writers-1146] Meetup details changed: Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours WEDNESDAY - Please note time change - 1 pm on Wednesdays. Thanks, Kay Kay K. Aug 22, 2014 7:50 AM
Meetup details changed: Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours WEDNESDAY - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Writers-Group-Daylight-Hours/e­vents/202257842/ Kay K. Aug 22, 2014 7:47 AM
Writing Process Blog Tour: The Four Questions - Preview not available Joe Aug 20, 2014 5:22 PM
New perk for Daylight Writers - Hello Daylight Writers! I know that many of you are working diligently on your long journey to publication. Gaining readership and interest is difficult when you are beginning your career as an author. Perhaps you have heard that you n Kelsye Aug 18, 2014 10:49 AM
Tonight is the campfire! - Hello all, Friendly reminder that our campfire is tonight. Gorgeous weather is predicted, perfect for readings, writing games, snack and performance around the fire. If you haven't yet, you can RSVP and see more deta Kelsye Jul 14, 2014 10:15 AM
Friday Meeting at Cafe Vita - The cafe will be open. The meeting is on!!! See you there. Kay K. Jul 2, 2014 4:36 PM
Re: [writers-1146] Last hours - Just added a new reward. Check it out!! Thanks so much everyone!!! Kay Kay K. Jun 11, 2014 6:40 PM
Last hours - Kay's kickstarter campaign ends tonight and she still hasn't met her funding goal. If she doesn't reach $4,000 in backers, she won't receive any of the funds. If you intend to become a backer and send Kay to Ireland, please do so now! https://www.kick Kelsye Jun 11, 2014 6:12 PM
Re: [writers-1146] The problem with poetry - That was beautiful!!! Thanks so much!!! Kay Kay K. Jun 10, 2014 11:44 AM
The problem with poetry - Preview not available Kelsye Jun 10, 2014 10:40 AM
Please find me on Facebook and friend me. - I'd like you to see my Kickstarter and if possible, perhaps you'll help a fellow writer. Kay K. Jun 4, 2014 3:29 PM
Call for support - Let's send Kay to Ireland - Preview not available Kelsye Jun 3, 2014 8:40 AM
Unique eBook Workshop reminder - Hi Daylight Writer! Quick Reminder: Top exec Dan Slater leads a comprehensive Amazon workshop 7 p.m. tomorrow. Click here to go , and use Promo Code "friend" for a half-price discount to $22. Mark Jun 2, 2014 12:33 PM
Sell more eBooks with Amazon's top e-Book exec. - Hi Daylight Writer! Next Tuesday, Dan Slater--Amazon's top e-book guy--tells how to work Amazon and make more money selling books there. Your half-price ticket is $22--including fees and tax, UW Mark May 29, 2014 1:33 PM
Unique eBook Workshop with Amazon - Hi, Daylight Writer! At least 85 percent of your eBook sales will be Amazon. We're lucky they're in Seattle, and you're invited to come hear Dan Slater -- the top guy at Amazon's Independent Publishing Division -- help you maxim Mark May 22, 2014 10:09 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours MONDAY - Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours MONDAY, scheduled to occur on Monday, May 26,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Kay K. May 21, 2014 6:50 PM
Writing Workshop Deal of the Year - Hi Daylight Writer! Two top experts show you a clear path to publishing success. Here's a complete, tested way to get your book to readers and get paid for it. Our Meetup Organizer Kelsye Nelson (CEO of fresh from r Mark Apr 29, 2014 11:52 AM
Kelsye, our Meetup organizer, workshops Author Platform & KickStarter Tips - Hi Daylight Writer! Please help support this outstanding workshop by Kelsye Nel Mark Apr 24, 2014 2:35 PM
Quick reminder: - Dear Daylight Writer: Shape stimulates your story, polishes theme, and organizes your writing into a good read. Mystery writer Waverly Fitzgerald presents an advanced workshop on this pro topic tomorrow evening at the UW < http://bit.l Mark Mar 31, 2014 1:50 PM
Look @ Your Story Shape! - Dear Daylight Writer! The shape of your writing can change your story and its effect on readers. Short or long, fiction, non-fiction or memoir -- find your story's best shape at this workshop: < > Mark Mar 27, 2014 12:52 PM
Shape your Story for Spring! - Hi Daylight Writer! The shape of your writing can change your story and its effect on readers. Whether it's short or long, fiction, non-fiction or memoir -- find your story's best shape at this workshop: < >  Mark Mar 21, 2014 1:46 PM
Come have a drink and support an indie author - Hello Daylight Writers, Please come out to have a drink with bookish folks this Tuesday evening at Liberty Bar on Capitol Hill. As many of you kn Kelsye Mar 17, 2014 11:59 AM
#TwitterFiction Festival Weds. 3/12 : Help tell a story about Seattle! - Hi, Daylight Meet-uppers, This week Penguin Random House, Twitter, and the AAP are hosting a #TwitterFiction Festival from Wednesday 3/12 - Sunday 3/16. The festival features some famous writers (Alexander McCall-Smith, E Alicia de los R. Mar 10, 2014 2:35 PM
Writing Movies Tomorrow! - Hi Daylight Writer! Quick reminder for tomorrow: I got the workshop notes from John Lovett, and it's not 20 pages -- it's 30! He's added part of another course to give us an awesome story --> screenplay workshop. Mark Mar 3, 2014 2:23 PM
Screenwriting manual, talk & wine - Hi Daylight Writer! Whether you want to go for the big bucks, or learn the Hollywood writing experience, you'll find John Lovett's workshop informative and entertaining. Next Tuesday, March 4, you'll take hom Mark Feb 25, 2014 2:56 PM
Whew! A big week is coming! - As you have likely heard by now, the AWP Conference will be hosting in Seattle next week. While many of you will be attending, you may take advantage of many of the events even if you have Kelsye Feb 23, 2014 7:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours Meetup WEDNESDAY - Hi! We've decided to start a bit earlier Wednesdays -- at 12:30pm. As a transition, for next Wednesday only, we're starting at 12:45. Kay & Mark I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Mark Feb 20, 2014 8:48 PM
Love, Chocolate & Hollywood - Happy Valentine's Day, Daylight Writer! Though love doesn't always burn bright, there's always chocolate. <-- and it's actually good for you, and so is reading & writing. At Seattle Free Lances, we love writers, and editors Mark Feb 13, 2014 4:41 PM
Invigorate Your Writing - Tomorrow! - Quick reminder, Daylight Writer: Mark Feb 2, 2014 11:59 PM
Quick scheduling poll - Hello! Kickstarter has offered to do a free workshop for our writing group at the end of February. If this is something you would like to attend, please tell me which date and time works best for you. Kelsye Jan 30, 2014 9:56 AM
My writing could be better. . . - Hi Daylight Writer! Your writing could be better. So could mine. That's why we edit & revise. So bring some of your writing and see how awesome Bill Ransom helps make it so. Next Tuesday evening at Mark Jan 29, 2014 11:19 PM
Improve your writing 50 percent. . . - Hi Daylight Writer! Improve your writing 50 percent. . . . . .in a 90-minute workshop with a guy who wrote three novels with Frank Herbert, author of "Dune," one of the best sci-fi novels ever. Here: < > Mark Jan 23, 2014 7:41 AM
Indie Publishing How-To Tomorrow - Quick reminder: Get your writing mojo on Tuesday at the UW with Ingrid Ricks, who'll workshop her proven NY Times bestseller ways. Details here: < >. Get your name out there, get your eBook reviewed, and sell a bunch. Mark Jan 6, 2014 2:56 PM
New Year 4 Writing Career - Hi Daylight Writer! Make 2014 your year to shine! Reserve Jan. 7 for a detailed how-to on author-marketing. Ingrid Ricks explains the publishing techniques that rocketed her onto the New York Times bestseller list and landed a pri Mark Dec 31, 2013 5:12 PM
Give your name a present! - Hi Daylight hours Writer! Reserve Jan. 7 for a very specific author-marketing workshop! “It’s never too early to build your name,” says Ingrid Ricks, whose UW wo Mark Dec 24, 2013 8:25 AM
Notes on tonight's party - Looking forward to seeing many of you at tonight's writing games and holiday party! Details here:­attle-Writers-Group-Daylight-H­ours/events/155712692/ Kelsye Dec 19, 2013 1:46 PM
Friday Noon to 4 pm Seattle time - p { margin: 0; } Kay K. Dec 16, 2013 6:41 PM
Holiday party invitation - With very little advance warning, I've scheduled our writing group holiday party. BAM!­Writers-Group-D Kelsye Dec 16, 2013 1:13 PM
Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours membership dues - Hi Brilliant Writers, Friendly reminder, the Seattle Writers Group - Daylight Hours charges $5.00/year to cover costs of running this Meetup. We are charging dues so we can: Cover Meetup costs Help compensate or Kelsye Dec 5, 2013 1:58 PM
How to publi$h with Amazon - Your publishing’s a priority Tuesday @6:30pm @UW with the guy in charge of all Kindle. Workshop to create e-books, printed books & audiobooks. Lot$ of tool$ to $ell more book$ here: Type Password Code ”Mark” a Mark Dec 2, 2013 10:31 AM
Terrific Writing Gift - Hi Seattle Daylight Writer! Give your writing a great bargain -- a tutorial on the gold standard -- Amazon Publishing, next Tuesday, Dec. 3. Discover what authors & publishers need to know about how to effectively use Kindle D Mark Nov 25, 2013 2:15 PM
Volunteer photographer needed for PubCamp - Would any of you like to attend PubCamp for free this Friday in exchange for being out event photographer? Here's the details on PubCamp, a one-day writing, publishing and book marketing conference:­_Seattle Kelsye Nov 20, 2013 1:59 PM
link to "flaneur" writing device - I mentioned this in a recent meeting. It's especially useful in first-person POV, but works in third as well: http://scottdriscollblogs.word­­ry-it-and-set-yourself-free/ I've taken three of Scott's expensive Mark Nov 19, 2013 11:25 AM
Ebook review - Hi, fellow writers! I just published a short ebook on Smashwords about how to write chick lit called The Chick Lit Cookbook: A Guide to Writing Your Novel in 30 Minutes a Day and I'm looking for a few reviewers Alicia de los R. Nov 13, 2013 7:35 AM
this Monday's meetings canceled! - Only this Monday's writing meetings, both of them, are canceled, due to Street Bean closing for Veteran's Day, this Monday, Nov. 11. We are also canceling Wednesday meetings on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 Mark Nov 7, 2013 7:56 PM
Money for Your writing! - Hi Daylight Writer! Kelsye, Abby and I are in this other group sponsoring a workshop next Tuesday. We encourage you to go to learn how to raise Kickstarter money for your writing career. The official site is here: Mark Oct 31, 2013 9:30 PM
Quick reminder - Today is the LAST DAY to get the best deal on PubCamp tickets. Use the code " Daylight " for an even better deal. PubCamp is a one-day writing, publishing and book marketing conference in Seattle. Here's the link:� Kelsye Oct 31, 2013 7:57 AM
more free movie tickets - Another perk for our writing group. 12 of us got tickets to see this movie the other week. They're inviting us back. If you want to go see this movie for free, just follow the directions below. XO, Kelsye See the new movie  'Muscle Kelsye Oct 25, 2013 10:19 AM
Money for Writers - Hi Daylight Writer! We write for fame, but you need some fortune. Come see Stephanie Pereira give the inside scoop on Kickstarter -- a new source of money for your writing and publishing efforts, big and small. Kickstarter's 5,000 Mark Oct 24, 2013 4:43 PM
Free movie tickets for this weekend - Here's a perk that was offered to our members from the outreach guy at Landmark theaters. Here are the details: *** See the new movie 'Muscle Shoals' AT NO CHARGE! Get complimentary tickets for any show through Su Kelsye Oct 18, 2013 10:52 AM
Last call for author website webinar - TOMORROW! (Last chance to get $10 tickets. Just enter the code daylight ) Webinar: Building an effective author website Kelsye Oct 14, 2013 10:35 AM
PubCamp discount ticlets - Whew! Abby and I have finally gotten most of PubCamp confirmed and up online. Of course, we made a discount code for the writing group where it all began. You can get PubCamp tickets for just $149 when you enter the code Daylight Kelsye Oct 10, 2013 7:59 PM
Tuesday Night! - Quick reminder: Even bestsellers need marketing. Person-to-person's best. Librarians & book stores recommend every day. Garth Stein can help. Tuesday @7p.m. -- Seattle Writers password "Mark" saves $15. Mark Sep 30, 2013 8:56 AM
Three book marketing workshops - Hi all, I'm hosting three different marketing webinars for authors. I'm charging the general public $34 per session, but made a special code for my Daylight Writer friends to join for just $10 . The password code is Kelsye Sep 25, 2013 2:19 PM
Garth Stein, with soul - Hi Writers! Garth Stein & wine for $22.50 next Tuesday night. “It’s not just your book you’re selling, it’s your life. It’s your soul,” Garth says. “So put your soul into it.” Garth’s Enzo the dog Mark Sep 24, 2013 9:51 AM
New 100-word story up at Matchbook - "Open City," which I read at last Friday's meetup, as well as my new author's note, is now up at Matchbook . Thanks, all, for your help on this! See you tomorrow (and/or Friday). Josep Joe Sep 17, 2013 12:30 PM
Garth Stein, Enzo & Wine -- ASAP - Hi Writers! Garth Stein, Enzo & Wine for $22.50 for Daylight Writers members, ASAP. We’re keeping quiet until Tuesday so you can buy tickets first. Once UW students and faculty find out, they'll want in. Dog lover Mark Sep 15, 2013 10:37 PM
It's Tomorrow! - Quick reminder: Even hardcover writers do marketing. Publishers judge by reader audience. Book sales depend on author platform. Katherine Sears can help. Monday @7p.m. Here: http://www.brownpapertickets.c­om/event/449880 -- Passwor Mark Sep 8, 2013 9:43 AM
Workshop Monday - Hi All! Please consider discounted tickets for Katherine Sears' publishing workshop this Monday. Use the password code "Mark" to get the members-only price. Go here for tickets: < http://www.brownpapertickets.c­om/event/449880 >. I too Mark Sep 4, 2013 5:33 PM
Whidbey writers conference - The Whidbey Island Writers conference is coming up. They're offering our members a small discount with the code  WRITERSEA. The details and an official invitation from the Executive Director are below.   XO, Kelsye Kelsye Sep 1, 2013 4:21 PM

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