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Share and discuss writing with other SF and fantasy writers

Meet to share and discuss SF and fantasy writing, books, films, TV shows, the writing process, the publishing industry, etc. with other SF and fantasy writers (both published and unpublished).  We usually have a long and lively discussion, followed by critiques of stories or chapters (if any) that members brought along.  We don't always have stories to critique, but we usually enjoy having hours worth of discussion, so let us know near the beginning of the Meetup if you brought something to have critiqued so we don't use up all our time talking -- time flies when you're having fun!

Further details or topics for this Meetup may be announced later.

As usual, you can bring a chapter or short story for the group to critique.  Try to bring enough paper copies for everyone attending to have one, and if you want us to write comments or corrections on it, then please double-space it.  We usually ask the author to read it aloud (unless you're shy), which is very helpful, because you'd be surprised how often you don't catch your own mistakes until you read your manuscript aloud for the first time! 

For the manuscript (MS) critiques, length is not set in stone, but suggested length is 1500 words, maximum length 3000 words. In pages (Times 12 point font), 1500 words is just under five pages double spaced, or about three pages single-spaced (but you should always double-space to allow room for people to write comments or corrections!)  Don't worry if your MS is longer than 1500 words, you can still bring it, but please keep it under 3,000 words.

For more guidelines on critiques, see http://www.meetup.com/The-Woodbridge-Science-Fiction-Fantasy-Writers-Meetup/about/ 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Ugh, I was going to show up, but got sick :-(

    May 18, 2013

  • Thomas Wm. H.

    Bittany, I arrived late, about 2:40, but two people were there. We should have something sfnal showing on the table to help newcomers ifentify us.

    May 18, 2013

  • Thomas Wm. H.

    I should at least have the page proofs of my next book by then

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I want to catch this one.

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This time I won't end up at the mall and hopefully will be on time!

    1 · April 29, 2013

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