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Attending? - Good evening, all! If you plan to attend tomorrow night's workshop and haven't responded yet, please accept tonight. Sharon and Weenta, check email tomorrow around noon. I may reschedule if no one else can make it or if either of you are on the fence! Claire R. Oct 6, 2014 6:42 PM
Workshop start time 7:30... - ...not 7:00. Who plans on bringing a story and how many pages would you like the group to review? I'm eager to see what each of you is working on, but we might not have time for everyone. I have a good feeling about tomorrow - bring it! Claire R. Feb 5, 2014 11:54 AM
Can't wait to see you on Thursday! - My apologies to Dante and anyone else who went to Emerson last week. I sent an email announcing the cancellation that no one received. My company's corporate office is making all kinds of IT changes and it appears that almost all of the emails I tried Claire R. Dec 18, 2013 2:39 PM
Thursday night and summer schedule - Anyone else plan on attending on the 6th?  And of so,  anyone plan on bringing something to read? We 'll meet again once in July and once in August before resuming our weekly meetings in September. Hope more of you c Claire R. Jun 3, 2013 11:10 PM
Important Format Changes: Please Read - In response to suggestions by members and to my tighter schedule, I'm changing the format of our workshops. If you'd like to workshop a story, you need to email me via the message board by the Tuesday before the Thursday we meet. Since I'm just sending Claire R. Jan 8, 2013 8:05 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] The Assasination of Archduke Ferdinand - Thanks, Claire. Something in that URL was mixed up. Here's the correct link: Daniel Jan 5, 2013 6:31 PM
The Assasination of Archduke Ferdinand - Distinguished online journal, the Drunken Boat, published a story that  Daniel Denecke workshoped at Emerson...check it out at http./www.drunkenboat.com/16db­/daniel-denecke... Claire R. Jan 5, 2013 1:08 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Workshop - Tonight's workshop (Thursday, November 1,[masked]:30 PM) has been cancelled due to lack of interest. At least 3 people need to reply in the affirmative in order for us to hold the workshop. -C Claire R. Nov 1, 2012 4:23 PM
Back to Thursday Nights... - We're just Thursday people-- no use fighting it. Our next Meetup is on October 25th. Bill and Shelly, we'll have to wait until your poetry workshop is over to see you at Emerson. In the meantime, I'll try to plan something social for us to d Claire R. Oct 16, 2012 7:16 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, September 20,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. As of 9/25/12, we will start meeting on Tuesday nights instead of Thursdays. Hope to see you on the 25th! Claire R. Sep 17, 2012 1:29 PM
Who's in? - I'm considering cancelling our workshop tonight if more people can't attend. Hope to see all of you soon!   -Claire Claire R. May 10, 2012 11:30 AM
Grammar Quizzes - As promised, here are the quizzes for those of you who were interested in reviewing the rules of grammar. I think most of us could benefit from reviewing pronoun/antecedent agreement, subject/verb agreement and parallel structure. Claire R. Feb 17, 2012 9:49 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, December 29,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. Sorry, Shelly! It seems that most people are swamped with holiday plans and want to start fresh in the new y Claire R. Dec 28, 2011 2:09 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Sorry, wasn't checking email yesterday. I have bronchitis. See you at the next one and Merry Christmas! Shelley C. Dec 23, 2011 7:12 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tonight??? - To you too! On 12/22/11, Claire Ruppert wrote: > That's okay...thanks for the reply. Happy holidays to you, Emma! > > From: [address removed] > To: [address removed] > Subject: R Emma Dec 22, 2011 4:34 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, December 22,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Claire R. Dec 22, 2011 4:28 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tonight??? - That's okay...thanks for the reply. Happy holidays to you Claire R. Dec 22, 2011 4:22 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tonight??? - I won't make it, see you all after the new year.  Happy holidays! On Dec 22,[masked]:17 PM, "Claire Ruppert" < [address removed] > wrote: Sebastien Dec 22, 2011 4:21 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tonight??? - I can't :( On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Claire Ruppert < [address removed] > wrote: Emma Dec 22, 2011 3:18 PM
Tonight??? - Anyone aside from Jeanette plan to attend tonight? Please reply! Claire Claire R. Dec 22, 2011 3:17 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Hi Claire- I have a holiday family dinner on the 22nd (and currently sick- the holidays! :). Not sure if there is eve Shelley C. Dec 15, 2011 10:20 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, December 15,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Claire R. Dec 15, 2011 4:52 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Meetup moved to DCAC: Kurt's Big Night! - Thanks Claire, I'm sorry I wasn't able to make the last two meetings. I'm assuming we won't meet on Thanksgiving Thursday as well. See you after that and thanks, Gayle user 2. Nov 11, 2011 11:17 AM
Meetup moved to DCAC: Kurt's Big Night! - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, November 17,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Claire R. Nov 10, 2011 11:04 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, October 6,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Claire R. Oct 6, 2011 6:35 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - Hi Claire, What a relief. I have to give a talk Friday and was suspecting I would not be able to make it. Good to know I won't miss anything. Daniel Daniel Sep 14, 2011 4:49 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Writing Workshop - I'm disappointed to have to tell you that the Writing Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, September 15,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled due to the fact that it's Parents Night at Emerson. Sorry not to tell you sooner-- I wasn't aware of Claire R. Sep 14, 2011 1:58 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] - My AOL email account was hacked apparently when I was at the Apple store. I have since changed my AOL password and this seems to have corrected the problem. I apologize t Jeryl Aug 23, 2011 3:53 PM
(no subject) - http://indat.nl/odnu2.html Jeryl Aug 23, 2011 3:15 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night! - Corinne Dec 29, 2010 6:17 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night! - Okay, there's enough interest, so we're on. I hope to see several of you Claire R. Dec 29, 2010 6:16 PM
Tomorrow night! - Who plans on attending tomorrow night's workshop? So far, I've only gotten one response. I need a couple more to justify?meeting up. Hope more of you can make it! ? Claire Claire R. Dec 29, 2010 1:57 PM
Tonight's Meetup Cancelled - Since only one person can make tonight's workshop, I'm going to cancel it. Unless I get more than a couple responses for the workshop on the 30th within the week, I will cancel that one too. I hope you're all enjoying the holidays and look forward to seei Claire R. Dec 23, 2010 12:49 PM
MothUp - Got a story to tell? Here's the deal: with Emerson Prep's cooperation, Harry Chauss and I are starting a MothUP in DC! If you're not already familiar with NPR's MothUp series, I encourage you to listen to it online ( Claire R. Dec 17, 2010 10:40 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Short Story Workshop - Short Story Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, November 4,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Claire R. Oct 17, 2010 4:19 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Feedback please! - Do you search alphabetically? I know it starts with an "h". I do this when I am trying to remember someone's na Jeryl Aug 20, 2010 12:49 PM
Feedback please! - When you get a chance, please go to the discussion board and open the discussion titles VERBS to see what I'm trying to do. I need input regarding a particular aspect of your writing processes involving... verbs. Yours, Claire Claire R. Aug 20, 2010 12:38 PM
This Thursday's Meetup is Cancelled - Due to low attendance, I'm going schedule our meetings every other week. We'll start meeting weekly again in the fall when more people are around and it's not 7,000 degrees outside. I hope to see every one soon! Yours, Claire Claire R. Jul 7, 2010 4:01 PM
Tonight's workshop HAPPENING - I just sent an email letting you know that the workshop is cancelled NEXT Thursday, April 15th. We're still meeting tonight. Sorry for any confusion... Claire R. Apr 8, 2010 1:18 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Short Story Workshop - Short Story Workshop, scheduled to occur on Thursday, April 15,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Claire R. Apr 8, 2010 1:14 PM
New Meetup: Workshop - Announcing a new Meetup for Emerson Arts Group: Short Story Writers' Workshop! What: Workshop When: Thursday, March 25,[masked]:30 PM Where: Emerson Prep[masked]th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Claire R. Mar 11, 2010 6:35 PM
New Meetup: Workshop - Announcing a new Meetup for Emerson Arts Group: Short Story Writers' Workshop! What: Workshop When: Thursday, March 18,[masked]:30 PM Where: Emerson Prep[masked]th St., NW , Washington, DC 20036 Claire R. Mar 5, 2010 11:51 AM
Thursday - We'll be meeting on Thursday. If you haven't had a chance to check the meetup site, please do so. I've posted a few files, one of which is the timeline exercise I mentioned in the last meeting. Another is a list of short stories and links to them, includi Claire R. Jan 12, 2010 11:32 AM
New Meetup: Workshop: Brice Renault - Announcing a new Meetup for Emerson Arts Group: Short Story Writers' Workshop! What: Workshop: Brice Renault When: November 10,[masked]:30 PM Where: Emerson Prep[masked]th St., NW , Washington, DC[masked] Claire R. Oct 28, 2009 10:36 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - You are a dream Elizabeth! Now I can even make even a bigger fool Tom Sep 29, 2009 4:07 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Thanks Elizabeth. I am at work so no downloads are allowed. Tom &nbs Tom Sep 29, 2009 4:01 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Preview not available Tom Sep 29, 2009 4:00 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - A doc file of Tom's story. Sorry, that's not clear. Crisis averted is w Elizabeth B. Sep 29, 2009 4:00 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Jailyn M. Sep 29, 2009 3:48 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Preview not available Elizabeth B. Sep 29, 2009 3:45 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Preview not available Claire R. Sep 29, 2009 3:37 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Preview not available Tom Sep 29, 2009 3:30 PM
RE: Tom's story for tonight-Important - Preview not available Tom Sep 29, 2009 3:16 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Claire R. Sep 10, 2009 6:09 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Sasha Sep 10, 2009 5:58 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Claire R. Sep 10, 2009 12:21 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Jailyn M. Sep 10, 2009 12:16 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Jen 9/15 Lindsay 9/22 Tom 9/29 Liz 10/6 Joy Claire R. Sep 10, 2009 12:11 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Tom Sep 9, 2009 3:08 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - I'd like to sign up to workshop a piece. After Sept. 29th would be ideal (Oct. 6 would work user 9. Sep 8, 2009 10:12 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Tom Sep 8, 2009 3:36 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Claire R. Sep 8, 2009 2:42 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Tom Sep 8, 2009 2:22 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Brice R. Sep 8, 2009 12:01 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Tom Sep 8, 2009 11:47 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Fees - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Thanks From: [address removed] To: Tom Sep 8, 2009 11:45 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Preview not available Claire R. Sep 8, 2009 9:48 AM
Fees - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } There is no fee to enter the contest. Claire R. Sep 8, 2009 9:41 AM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Also (and everyone else probably knows the answer to this, but) which stories are we workshopping tonight? Thanks, Sasha On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 5:41 AM, Tom wrote: > Are there any fees for participating in the contest? > Fro Sasha Sep 8, 2009 9:36 AM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Format Change - Tom Sep 8, 2009 5:41 AM
Format Change - In preparation for your submissions to the short story contest, the workshop will hone in on one work by each of you. The group will look at your story twice: first in the form of a completed rough draft, and next in the form of a polished work, ready for Claire R. Aug 31, 2009 10:37 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Summer Schedule - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } I will also have a piece for June 30:):) Regards to you all! Tom Tom Jun 23, 2009 4:38 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Summer Schedule - I'll do July 14 (and will come on 6/30)... On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Claire Ruppert < [address removed] > wrote: Jen T. Jun 17, 2009 7:43 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Summer Schedule - Brice R. Jun 17, 2009 6:41 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Summer Schedule - I'm going to make myself have something to bring on the 30th. Carolyn Sent from my iPod On Jun 17, 2009, at 3:20 PM, Claire Ruppert < Carolyn Jun 17, 2009 6:03 PM
Summer Schedule - Due to low attendance, I'm going to cut the number of meetups by half for the remainder of the summer, meaning we'll meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 7:30 starting on June 30th. In order to avoid not having anything to work on, I want to start a sign up Claire R. Jun 17, 2009 3:20 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Message Jailyn M. Jun 9, 2009 3:52 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Preview not available Claire R. Jun 9, 2009 10:57 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Preview not available Tom Jun 9, 2009 10:34 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Preview not available Claire R. Jun 9, 2009 10:23 AM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Tom Jun 8, 2009 10:56 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Sorry Claire. I will be there. Carolyn Sent from my iPod On Jun 8, 2009, at 11:42 AM, Claire Ruppert < [address removed] Carolyn Jun 8, 2009 10:26 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - Claire, I would love to be there ... I actually have some pages to read ... but the reality is that I will probably be at my job until it is too late. I will try to be there. Jeryl Jeryl Jun 8, 2009 5:12 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Tomorrow night - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Claire I will. Tom From: cruppert@ho Tom Jun 8, 2009 11:57 AM
Tomorrow night - So far, Sarah's the only person who's replied for tomorrow night. Please let me know if you plan to attend at your earliest convenience. Hope to see you soon! Claire Claire R. Jun 8, 2009 11:42 AM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] June 2nd meetup cancelled & rescheduled for Thursday, June 4 - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } I am fine with a Thursday workshop. Tom F Tom Jun 1, 2009 11:59 AM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] June 2nd meetup cancelled & rescheduled for Thursday, June 4 - Hi Claire, I am sorry I missed this past Tuesday. I will be user 9. May 28, 2009 1:22 PM
New Meetup: Rescheduled Short Story Writers' Workshop - Announcing a new Meetup for Emerson Arts Group: Short Story Writers' Workshop! What: Rescheduled Short Story Writers' Workshop When: June 4,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Learn more here Claire R. May 28, 2009 1:04 PM
June 2nd meetup cancelled & rescheduled for Thursday, June 4 - I'm sorry to have to cancel the Meetup on Tuesday the 2nd, but hope that many of you will be available on the night og Thursday the 4th from 7:30-9:30. If this turns out to be a better night for people who haven't been able to attend on Tuesdays, I'll con Claire R. May 28, 2009 1:02 PM
Re: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Outline - Preview not available Aaron May 12, 2009 4:19 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Outline - Brice R. May 12, 2009 3:12 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Outline - Preview not available Tom May 12, 2009 2:56 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Outline - Brice R. May 12, 2009 2:22 PM
RE: [The-Emerson-Short-Story-Write­rs-Meetup-Group] Outline - Preview not available Tom May 12, 2009 2:04 PM
Outline - In response to Evelyn's request, I will offer tonight's group the option of working on an outline that I will post as a file titled MAY12 a minute from now. Those who prefer to present and critique stories may do so in a separate group. I suggest that eac Claire R. May 12, 2009 12:36 PM
About the reading... - I just got off the phone with Cintra and told her that I'd had you read her stories. She said she'd prefer you read the following given the context of the writing tips she has to offer us: Claire R. Apr 27, 2009 11:24 AM
Cintra Wilson Coming Tuesday - Good morning, my tribe. I have exciting news to share! Cintra Wilson will be at our next workshop. The format will be different as a result of having her-- more q&a. I hope that all of you are able to make it. This is a great opportunity to meet a pro Claire R. Apr 27, 2009 10:24 AM
Short Story Reading - Book Club: Short Stories Although I'd be delighted to see any and all of you two nights in a row, my guess is that most of you will need a break from Emerson on Wednesdays Claire R. Apr 15, 2009 2:43 PM
See you tonight! - I just returned from a brief vacation. I will definitely be at Emerson tonight, despite the fact that I haven't returned emails; I made a point of not checking email while I was away. I'll get back to those of you who wrote me within the next few days. Se Claire R. Apr 7, 2009 6:32 PM
Raymond Carver essay on short story writing, courtesy of Sara Woods - Thanks for sharing this, Sara. It's a great essay by a great writer: http://www.theshortstory.org.u­k/downloads/Essay-Carver-3.pdf­ Claire R. Mar 17, 2009 6:28 PM

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