February Meetup

See you in Februrary!  Keep at it, however slow or fast your progress.  Personally, I'm moving so I won't have any fabulous news about progress to report. But I look forward to hearing what you're all up to!

-wendy

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    That February meeting at Panera's was great. We did a breakout session which enabled us to talk in smaller groups in which we touched on new topics...Overall, a great meeting. I can't make it to the Monday March 4th meeting, unfortunately. Hope to see everyone at the next March meeting.

    March 4, 2013

  • Peg C.

    It was great to see new faces and wonderful stories about how everyone is coming along with their writing. I will see everyone who can make the Feb. 19th meeting at Panera Bread in Shrewsbury at 7pm. Thanks for the encoragement to continue. See you all soon!

    February 19, 2013

  • William T. L.

    The meeting was excellent: well organized with free flowing discussions on various topics. The group has many resources which will be valuable going forward.

    February 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry for missing the meeting! I couldn't make it at the last minute..

    February 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a very good meeting

    February 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really enjoyed the group dynamics and look forward to our next meeting.

    1 · February 4, 2013

    • Wendy

      We were so happy to meet you, Siimone. Hope to see you next meeting!

      1 · February 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wendy: Just saw your moving email...Hope all goes well with it...I seem to have missed this week's email. How can I get on our website without going through email? I need (technical) help...also how can I post something about my business??? Wendy encouraged us a while ago, but I was too busy with Brookdale...Miss all of you and hope to have some writing to present Feb. 4 (or before if there is another meeting)...

    January 9, 2013

    • Wendy

      Your business is in as a sponsor so members know how to contact you. see you next meeting!

      January 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is an answer for Brigid, rgarding a good source for brushing up on grammar. Try Purdue OWL online. It's an easy way to review the basics and get into better habits. It's what I use to supplement my own materials treaching composition and writing class at Brookdale. Yes, the Chicago Style book is great, but I find it pretty rigid. For commercial writing I usually use AP and the NYTimes style books--or create a customized style sheet for the client.

    January 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    some of us are bringing current work to share for critiquing. If you have something to share- up to 3500 words, double spaced,12 font or bigger- bring up to six copies. They will be handed out at Feb. 4 meet up and we will discuss them at the next informal meet-up in Feb. Thanks Erin Laurie and Lee for your feedback on my last submission.

    1 · January 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    my grammar has hit an all time low. Does anyone have a hard cover book to recommend to help with my affliction?

    January 21, 2013

    • Leland R. B.

      If you want something lighter and more fun, try "Eats, Shoots, and Leaves"

      1 · January 21, 2013

    • Wendy

      The other two sound interesting, might have to check those out, Lee. Thanks for the mention. Chicago manual of Style is an excellent, gigantic book I refer to while writing whenever I have a grammatical question. Best of luck, Bridget!

      January 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks once again, Leland. You are so helpful

    January 21, 2013

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