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May meetup-"Stories Strewn With Suspense - Please disregard the email saying the June 12 meetup at Flapjack's is canceled. Somehow, I had it double-scheduled, so I had to delete one from the webpage. Don Don H. Apr 12, 2016 6:33 PM
1/24 Gabfest postponed until 1/31 - Due to those pretty little things of which no two are alike (Ha, I'd like to see them prove that.), the Gabfest scheduled for this Sunday 1/24 at 3:00 is postponed until 1/31 at 3:00. See you at T.J. Rockwell's. Stay safe. Don H. Jan 23, 2016 12:31 PM
Meetup details changed: Gabfest XXII - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Cent­ral-PA-Writers-Workshop/events­/226484999/ When Don H. Jan 23, 2016 12:26 PM
directions to TJ Rockwell's - Just to be helpful, I'm sending directions to T.J. Rockwell's : http://www.tjrockwells.c Don H. Jan 19, 2016 11:40 PM
monthly meetup names - The title that I give to a monthly meetup isn't really a theme; it's more of an attempt at a creative name related to the month or season and the craft of writing. Although we do have some discussion at Flapjack's, the monthly meetups are primarily for Don H. Dec 29, 2015 1:52 AM
profile pictures - Of course this is not a requirement, but we will greatly appreciate if all members were to upload a profile picture. Thanks, Don Don H. Nov 8, 2015 6:37 PM
Gabfest is this Sunday! - We'd love for you to join us at our "Gabfest" this Sunday! We'll meet at Fiesta Mexico near the Harrisburg Mall for some scrumptious fare. No critiques, just great conversation with fascinating people like you. This will give us the opportunity to dis Don H. Sep 17, 2015 10:33 AM
Meetup this Sunday 7/12-We hope to see you there! - I really hope to see you this Sunday at Flapjack's. Even if you haven't submitted a piece, you can take part in the lively discussions. Don Don H. Jun 29, 2015 11:15 AM
July Gabfest venue - I'm looking around for a suitable east shore venue for our July Gabfest. The location must be easy to get to (not far off the highway) and have off-street parking. I have identified several candidates: Near Colonial Commons Mall - Noodles & Compan Don H. May 25, 2015 12:52 PM
Gabfest is this Sunday at T.J Rockwell's! - Just wanted to remind you that you're welcome to bring a guest or two: friend, spouse/significant other, family member... Here are directions to T.J.Rockwell's of Mechanicsburg -  http://www.tjrockwells.com/loc­ations/mechanicsburg.htm Don H. May 21, 2015 10:43 AM
Gabfest is this Sunday at T.J Rockwell's! - We'll meet at T.J. Rockwell's in Mechanicsburg for some scrumptious fare. No critiques, just great conversation with fascinating people like you. This will give us the opportunity to discuss the myriad challenges of writing and getting published. Plus, Don H. May 18, 2015 12:04 PM
FYI - Just an FYI: You may have noticed that there is now a TM on the banner with our group's name. Apparently, there is a group that has copied our name, and I am taking steps to get them to cease and desist. Whether they have usurped our name inadvertently Don H. Mar 16, 2015 7:43 PM
Our Facebook page - Check out our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages­/Central-PA-Writers-Workshop/2­51450 Don H. Mar 5, 2015 7:04 PM
Gabfests - I'd like to hold some "Gabfests" on the east shore. Harrisburg and Hummelstown are possible locations. We have been doing Gabfest every other month, but we may begin scheduling them every month. Also, we may have some on weeknights. In addition, we may Don H. Feb 13, 2015 11:44 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - Hi Don, New job... Off Mon-Wed. All day Debi Feb 12, 2015 10:26 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - Hi Don, I am all open on Mondays. I would be delighted to come on that day, nite, w Debi Feb 12, 2015 9:44 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - Even if If I do schedule a Monday, a Don H. Feb 12, 2015 7:39 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - Just putting it out there because I was wondering if weeknight meetups would increase participation. Don H. Feb 12, 2015 7:35 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - p { margin: 0; } However, we would still submit and critique even if we can't attend. Tsiphuneah M. B. Feb 12, 2015 11:25 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Possible Monday evening meetup in May - p { margin: 0; } Mondays don't work for Sarah and me. Why the change, Don? Tsiphuneah M. B. Feb 12, 2015 11:25 AM
Possible Monday evening meetup in May - I meant it will not be a one-time thing. Don H. Feb 12, 2015 11:00 AM
Possible Monday evening meetup in May - I'm considering scheduling our monthly meetup for May in the evening on Monday 5/11. I'm not sure of the time (6:30 or 7:00?). We may meet at Flapjack's as usual, or we could go to T.J. Rockwell's in Mechanicsburg, about 3.5 miles from Flapjack's. Plea Don H. Feb 12, 2015 10:56 AM
Glitch on our webpage. - FYI: There is some kind of glitch on our website. So far, there are nine people going to our Gabfest XVI this Sunday as indicated on the individual event page. However, the homepage shows only five attending. I will contact Meetup to get help with res Don H. Jan 13, 2015 12:18 PM
Gabfest this Sunday! - Please plan to attend Gabfest this Sunday. For the convenience of our many members who live in the area, we'll meet at the Springhouse Tavern (basement of Dobbin House) in Gettysburg for some scrumptious fare: http://www.dobbinhouse.com/men­u4.htm Don H. Nov 5, 2014 9:58 AM
Gabfest XV Nov. 9 venue! - We'll meet at the Springhouse Tavern in the basement of Gettysburg's Dobbin House. They have a delicious and affordable menu. Check it out: http://www.dobbinhouse.com/men­u4.htm Don H. Oct 19, 2014 7:31 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] 9/28 Gabfest - Debi Sep 25, 2014 9:34 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] 9/28 Gabfest - SO  could I .  Also many facilities in this area from all the 150th Anniversary stuff from last year.    With the Bus system still running , I can get  to most areas here , even though I'm a Disabled  Vet .   � Shannon W. Sep 21, 2014 9:18 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] 9/28 Gabfest - I could join you if it was in Gettysburg. :-) Susan Ta Susan Sep 21, 2014 6:21 PM
RE: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] 9/28 Gabfest - Preview not available Missye K. C. Sep 21, 2014 3:32 PM
9/28 Gabfest - So far, no one (other than me) has RSVP'd to attend Gabfest next Sunday at Bonefish. I'm thinking a change of venue might be in order, possibly someplace in Gettysburg or Harrisburg. What do you think? Don H. Sep 21, 2014 2:06 PM
Gabfest this Sunday at 3:00! - March 2014 is our fifth anniversary, and we'll meet at the Bonefish Grill in Camp Hill for some scrumptious fare. No critiques, just great conversation with fascinating people like you. This will give us a chance to discuss the myriad challenges of wri Don H. Mar 10, 2014 6:19 PM
recent problems with our website - Don H. Mar 4, 2014 9:10 PM
problems with our website - Don H. Mar 4, 2014 9:08 PM
RE: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - Preview not available Ashley H. Feb 20, 2014 7:53 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - 3 critiques Stacy S. Feb 20, 2014 2:46 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - p { margin: 0; } At least three what, Stacy? Tsiphuneah M. B. Feb 19, 2014 10:16 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - Stacy, I'm sorry you're having problems. I saw that you did manage to upload some critiques. Crits should be posted to "Files" by the day following the meetup. Don :) [address removed] -----Original Message----- From: Stacy Shank Don H. Feb 19, 2014 7:28 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - p { margin: 0; } It's best if you do the crits BEFORE the meetup. Then they are ready to upload the nigh Tsiphuneah M. B. Feb 19, 2014 1:39 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - In general, we upload crits after a meet up, whether it be the same day or the next Sent from Zac Feb 19, 2014 11:12 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - Sorry...I do really appreciate the feedback I received from everyone. I had tried to download the tips on critiquing but was having issues (it said Stacy S. Feb 18, 2014 9:13 AM
VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - Unfortunately, it has become necessary to send this reminder. The main purpose of our group is to provide feedback to each other, and some members are not fulfilling this expectation. When one uploads a piece to “Files,” one incurs a responsibility Don H. Feb 17, 2014 11:44 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Garden of Eden anthology - p { margin: 0; } Congratulations, Allen. I'm sure the work is interesting and thought provoking. Tsiphuneah M. B. Feb 14, 2014 8:32 AM
Garden of Eden anthology - Allen T. Feb 12, 2014 11:07 AM
Possible postponement due to snow. - Meteorologists are forecasting a snowstorm on Sunday, but we all know how changeable weather can be. I will be keeping a close eye on the predictions; it may be necessary to postpone until 2/16. I would make the call sometime Sat. evening to Sunday mor Don H. Feb 4, 2014 11:50 AM
Gabfest today at 4:00! - If haven't yet RSVPd for today's Gabfest at Staub's Landing in Hanover, we'd love for you to just drop in and surprise us! Don H. Oct 20, 2013 12:41 PM
Tips for critiquing and directions to Flapjack's - I just re-uploaded "tips for critiquing" and "directions to Flapjack's" so that they are both on the first page of "Files" under the "More" tab. Don H. Sep 13, 2013 11:08 AM
Workshop in Philly $65. - Hello all: I'm going to a writing workshop in Philly on September 28th. Could be something you might benefit from. One day, four workshops and opportunities to meet with at least one editor to discuss your work in a short ten minute ses Dave T. Aug 20, 2013 6:02 PM
Gabfest - Just to avoid any confusion: June Gabfest is in York (1510 Mount Zion Rd.) Start time is 4:00.  The August Gabfest is in Camp Hill and starts at 5:00. Don :) Don H. Jun 22, 2013 7:57 PM
Gabfest VIII venue address - I erroneously listed the address of the Camp Hill Texas Roadhouse as Lower Allen Road . It is actually 1101 Lower Allen Drive , Camp Hill, PA. Don :) Don H. May 26, 2013 6:33 PM
Let's all just write it! - As writers we love our product, but as humans with busy lives, it's not easy to be consistent. There are plenty of distractions, and necessary tasks that interfere with finishing that story we just know will make readers ooh and ah. Sometimes we need t Don H. May 10, 2013 12:41 AM
Gabfest - Just a reminder that our Gabfest is scheduled for Sunday at 4:00. I made a reservation in the name of our group. I'll wear my group tee-shirt and place a sign on our table. I hope to see you there!  Don Don H. Feb 23, 2013 6:37 PM
Meetup date changed: Gabfest V - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Cent­ral-PA-Writers-Workshop/events­/79516312/ When Don H. Jan 17, 2013 6:08 PM
Reminder: Gabfest is this Sunday! - I hope to see you this Sunday at Gabfest V at Inn 94 (New Oxford) Inn 94 is a cool place with good eats. No critiques, just great conversation with fascinating people like you. This gives us a chance to discuss the myriad challenges of writing and gett Don H. Jan 16, 2013 11:18 AM
keeping profile current - FYI: If emails to you bounce back for a period of six months because the address in your member profile is no longer current, Meetup will automatically remove you from this group. Don H. Dec 16, 2012 12:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Gabfest V - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Cent­ral-PA-Writers-Workshop/events­/79516312/ When Don H. Nov 15, 2012 1:14 AM
Gabfest Sunday at 5:00 - I reserved a table for us in T.J. Rockwell's (Mechanicsburg) Mural Room. See you there. Don H. Nov 3, 2012 8:02 PM
This is a test email. - No need to respond. Don H. Oct 28, 2012 10:46 PM
RE: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] email etc. - Victor Verbosamente Susan Oct 28, 2012 10:02 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] email etc. - Nanker Phelge On Oct 27, 2012, at 1:56 PM, Don Heistand wrote: Terry W. Oct 27, 2012 2:07 PM
email etc. - A number of of you have mentioned that you receive emails when a meetup is scheduled, but not notices about uploads, etc. In order to see things from your POV, I'd like to create a ficticious member using one of my other email addresses. Any suggesti Don H. Oct 27, 2012 1:56 PM
serious glitch - A serious glitch occurred today that caused the following email to be sent: Don Heistand changed the venue for "Harvest The Fruits Of Editing." Removed location: Flapjack's Restaurant 1 Don H. Oct 21, 2012 9:13 PM
Support Sawney Hatton - Hi everybody, To initiate myself further in the time-honored tradition of blatant self-promotion, I ask for your support of my adventurous authorial alter ego Sawney Hatton. Please visit Sawney's website: http://sawneyhatton.com/ 'Like' Sawn Don P. Aug 19, 2012 10:23 PM
Please Vote on My Book Cover - Hi All, For those of you who don't know, I'm planning on self-publishing my debut novel before the end of the year. That said, I've had a bunch of designers come up with artwork for the cover. I've narrowed my choices down to 3, and I would love i Don P. Jul 29, 2012 9:03 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Directions to Flapjack's in Dillsburg - p { margin: 0; } What is the date for august? I can't make July. but HOPEFULLY august! jeanne jeanne p. Jul 29, 2012 9:50 AM
Directions to Flapjack's in Dillsburg - Directions to Flapjack's (Use 144 US Route 15, Dillsburg, PA for Google Maps). It's on the Southbound side of the highway. From York: Don H. Jul 28, 2012 7:35 PM
RE: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] comments - Preview not available Missye K. C. Apr 25, 2012 11:27 AM
RE: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] comments - Fascinating! Sunday was my first meet-up and I l Shanemarie F. Apr 25, 2012 10:16 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] word limit - p { margin: 0; } Don, depending how many show that month should depict the time limit given each person. I'm sure this is not eas jeanne p. Apr 25, 2012 7:50 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] comments - p { margin: 0; } Sorry I missed this again, my dad died march 30th and still working the estate issues. Very mind boggling! jeanne p. Apr 25, 2012 7:45 AM
word limit - Just curious-does anyone think the word limit for submissions should be a little lower? Don H. Apr 25, 2012 1:17 AM
comments - There appears to be some acrimony over our recent Meetup, and the crits that were presented. Please keep some things in mind: We are in this to help each other grow as writers. It is vital to utilize empathy (a quality that should be in no short supply Don H. Apr 25, 2012 1:08 AM
our facebook page - Check out our facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/pages­/Central-PA-Wri Don H. Mar 11, 2012 7:18 PM
Your Goals for 2012 - Discussing our writing goals, and how to achieve them, will become a regular part of our meetups. So that you are able to benefit from the discussion, please take a few moments to jot down your goals for 2012. Alternately, you may add them to the Messa Don H. Jan 26, 2012 11:17 PM
February Meetup - I hope to see you in February! Don H. Dec 19, 2011 1:38 AM
Directions to Flapjack's - Because we have a number of new members attending this Sunday 11/20, I have re-posted directions to our venues so that the document is now at the top of the first page of "Files" under the "More" tab. Don H. Nov 19, 2011 12:25 PM
(no subject) - http://www.dixieleigh.com/wp-i­ncludes/invite.php Theresa W. Nov 5, 2011 10:03 AM
correction to Oct. meetup upload deadline - The upload deadline is Sat. Oct. 15. (The original message listed it as 10/14.) Don H. Sep 25, 2011 6:06 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Today at Flapjacks: A Flash Mob of Writers - Preview not available Jesse R. Aug 28, 2011 2:17 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Today at Flapjacks: A Flash Mob of Writers - body {word-wrap: break-word; background-color:#ffffff;} Sorry, sounds like fun, but I live in Brooklyn now.. I hope you guys have a blast. Joseph W. Aug 28, 2011 2:13 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Today at Flapjacks: A Flash Mob of Writers - I don't know where Flapjacks is, but since I'm working in Harrisburg until 4:00 today, I would proba Brenda Aug 28, 2011 12:41 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Today at Flapjacks: A Flash Mob of Writers - I don't know where Flapjacks is, but since I'm working in Harrisburg until 4:00 today, I would probably miss it anyhow.  One of these days. . . On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Don Heistand < Brenda Aug 28, 2011 12:29 PM
Today at Flapjacks: A Flash Mob of Writers - Let's have a flash mob of writers today. We've got 72 "writers" in our group. I put that word in quotation marks because it's to call yourself a writer, but not so easy to live up to the meaning of the word. Lately, we've only had a few members who par Don H. Aug 28, 2011 12:06 PM
Do you like your fiction like you like your sex? - Allen T. Aug 1, 2011 8:41 PM
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Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Don Heistand added a post - Allen T. Dec 9, 2010 12:55 PM
Don Heistand added a post - Tsiph is now Assistant Organizer of our group. Just a wee bit overdue for this. Don H. Dec 9, 2010 12:15 PM
New Meetup: Great Expectations For The New Year - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : Great Expectations For The New Year When : Sunday, January 16,[masked]: Don H. Nov 14, 2010 11:13 PM
New Meetup: Gabfest: Get To Know Your Fellow Writers - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : Gabfest: Get To Know Your Fellow Writers When : Sunday, November 21, 2 Don H. Nov 3, 2010 11:36 AM
RSVP problem - A member is having a problem RSVPing for the upcoming meetups. Is anyone else having trouble with this? If so, please give me the details so I can have Meetup.com work on it. Thanks, Don :) Don H. Oct 31, 2010 12:01 PM
New Meetup: Decoct Your Concoction - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : Decoct Your Concoction When : Sunday, December 12,[masked]:00 PM Don H. Oct 28, 2010 10:24 AM
Don Heistand added a post - A message I received from Joe Wade: My group of artists and writers are going to Lancaster to hang out this Saturday the 23rd. You guys are welcome to come if you like, just shoot me an email at [address removed] or text me at 717my639num9839. My grou Don H. Oct 18, 2010 12:03 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Don Heistand added a post - Don H. Oct 18, 2010 12:01 PM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Don Heistand added a post - I like the suggestion very much, but I don't have a car right now. That's why I haven't been coming to the meetups. When I get my car back I'll be coming to mee Roselle Z. Oct 18, 2010 10:31 AM
Re: [The-Central-PA-Writers-Worksh­op] Don Heistand added a post - Preview not available Joseph W. Oct 17, 2010 11:58 PM
Don Heistand added a post - Tsiph made a super suggestion today: We could all meet sometime to talk and learn more about each other. This would be in addition to our monthly meetup. Would you prefer a change in venue for this? Sometime on a weekend might be a convenient time for the Don H. Oct 17, 2010 11:49 PM
New Meetup: Baste Your Writing With Great Ideas - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : Baste Your Writing With Great Ideas When : Sunday, November 14,[masked] Don H. Oct 17, 2010 6:51 PM
New Meetup: Be Scary Good - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : Be Scary Good When : Sunday, October 17,[masked]:00 PM Wh Don H. Sep 12, 2010 8:23 PM
New Meetup: August Augurs Well For Writing - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What : August Augurs Well For Writing When : Sunday, August 15,[masked]:00 PM Don H. Jul 21, 2010 9:58 AM
New Meetup: Critiques Needed: A Midsummer Day's Reality - Announcing a new Meetup for Central PA Writers Workshop! What: Critiques Needed: A Midsummer Day's Reality When: Sunday, July 18,[masked]:00 PM Where: Flapjack's Restaurant 9 N. US Route 15 Dillsburg, PA 170 Don H. Jun 21, 2010 12:46 AM

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