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Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Come anyway! Empty-handed or not, all are welcome! See you tomorrow! Hannah Sep 8, 2016 9:21 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Me too Hannah.  I am empty handed.  Would send over a muse but there are none to be found.  Hoping for a last minute miracle!  (or not:) On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 11:21 PM, Han Nancy Sep 7, 2016 12:59 AM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Thanks to both of you, I love this group and I'm happy to help keep things running. Looking forward to seeing everyone this Friday! Nancy, maybe you can send Hannah Sep 5, 2016 11:21 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Thanks for the kind words,Nancy. I haven't seen you in forever. Looking forward to Friday night....cc "May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. Carol C. Sep 5, 2016 6:55 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Beautiful words.  A writer's inspiration!  Beautiful.  (thanks Carol)  I second, I one billion Carol's sentiment.  Thank you Hannah for coming through and helping our group to continue.  I have been needing our writing group t Nancy Sep 4, 2016 12:50 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Thanks, Hannah, for your generosity. "May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. May your rive Carol C. Aug 21, 2016 9:17 PM
Co-Organizer: Hannah Vivian - Hannah Aug 21, 2016 9:03 PM
Scrivener video - Dea Members, Some members expressed an interest in using/learning the Scrivener writing program. Christine Damen forwarded this link for a one-hour webinar lesson on how the program can help accelerate you writing. Here's the link: http Kimberly Aug 7, 2016 12:06 PM
Meetup details changed: Open discussion about all things writing - I've updated the start time for this Meetup. I moved it back by half an hour to hopefully make it easier for people to get there who are coming from work. For more details, see the full listing: Kimberly Jul 25, 2016 5:02 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Fun, Food, and Flash Fiction - Fun, Food, and Flash Fiction, scheduled to occur on Saturday, June 18,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled due to a lack of sign-ups. Please update your plans accordingly. I'll reschedule at some point in the near future. If you have further questi Kimberly Jun 16, 2016 1:08 AM
Anne Boyd Rioux and Forgotten Women Writers -   While working on my MFA in Creative Writing, I had the pleasure and honor of working as a Graduate Research Assistant for Anne Boyd Rioux, a professor of English, and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of New Orleans. I had the tas Kimberly Jun 12, 2016 1:49 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Meetup details changed: Breaking through the blocks - We'll miss you, Nancy, but that's a great reason! Have a wonderful time.  Kimberly On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 10:20 AM, Nancy Lewis < Kimberly Jun 3, 2016 10:36 AM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Meetup details changed: Breaking through the blocks - Sorry I won't be able to make it, I will be attending my great-niece's graduation in Sacramento. Nancy Lewis Sent from my iPad Nancy L. Jun 1, 2016 5:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Breaking through the blocks - Please note that I've changed the venue. We have been offered a free trail meetup at the Satellite Center on Soquel Ave. I thought we'd give it a try for the meeting on Friday, June 3. It would be great to see a few more members come. Sign up! It's not Kimberly May 28, 2016 1:39 PM
Bay Area Book Festival - Hi Members, This is just a friendly reminder about next Saturday's (June 4) Book Festival. Check out the description on the meetup site, and sign up! Lots of great speakers, events, panels, etc. Write Away! Kimberly Kimberly May 28, 2016 1:33 PM
An opportunity to submit your work - Hi Members, Thank you to member Carol Carson for sending this link. Be sure to read the guidelines carefully to make sure it's right for you. http://www.terrain.org/submit/­regular-submission-guidelines/­ Best of luck! Kim Kimberly May 15, 2016 8:44 PM
An opportunity to submit your work - Hi Members, Thank you to member Carol Carson for sending this link. Be sure to read the guidelines carefully to make sure it's right for you. http://www.terrain.org/submit/­regular-submission-guidelines/­ Best of luck! Kim Kimberly May 15, 2016 8:44 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Publishing opportunity - Best of luck, Marlene. Let us know how it goes. On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 4:51 PM, Marlene Bumgarner < mbum Kimberly Mar 21, 2016 10:52 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Publishing opportunity - Thank you for sharing this, Kimberly. I think I might Marlene B. Mar 21, 2016 8:00 AM
Publishing opportunity - Hi Writers, I received this message from the Sunnyvale Librarian. I told him I'd pass it on. Let us know if you submit a piece and it gets accepted. Good writing, Kimberly   Kimberly, Kimberly Mar 20, 2016 10:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Structure: Elements and Form - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­229186396/ When Kimberly Mar 20, 2016 2:51 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Meetup details changed: Insight: Whim or Wisdom - Hi Kim, This is great news. I loved the article! It gives a very human picture of your son while also providing a clear description of what SPD is. Great photo of him, too. Well done. I can't wait to see more of your Kimberly Feb 21, 2016 10:44 AM
RE: [scc-writers-club] Meetup details changed: Insight: Whim or Wisdom - Kim M. Feb 20, 2016 11:30 AM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Meetup details changed: Insight: Whim or Wisdom - Will be coming back from Fresno that day but hope to make it. Nancy Lewis On Feb 17, 2016, at 6:55 AM, Kimberly < Nancy L. Feb 17, 2016 7:58 AM
Meetup details changed: Insight: Whim or Wisdom - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­228693915/ When Kimberly Feb 17, 2016 6:55 AM
RE: [scc-writers-club] AWP Conference - Kim M. Jan 25, 2016 7:51 AM
AWP Conference - Hi Fellow Writers, Some of you may be aware of the 2016 AWP Conference (Association of Writers & Writing Programs). I believe it is the biggest writing conference in North America. It provides some great networking opportunities, but more i Kimberly Jan 24, 2016 2:24 PM
Meetup details changed: Pattern: What works and doesn't work in writing - My apologies. I forgot to change the title/header for the upcoming meeting. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Kimberly Jan 10, 2016 4:44 PM
Living Writing Series - Hi Folks, One of our members, May, sent me this message: "I'm planning on going to the UCSC talk by Alex Rivera - director of "Sleep Dealer". It's a FREE event, part of the "Living Kimberly Jan 10, 2016 4:41 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Holiday Hiatus - Thank you for your words. You are not one to toot your own horn but you deserve kudos for your facilitation and constructive comments that are help Nancy L. Nov 22, 2015 6:37 PM
RE: [scc-writers-club] Holiday Hiatus - Kim M. Nov 22, 2015 2:08 PM
Holiday Hiatus - Dear Writers' Club, We've had an amazing year with lots of growth--both in membership numbers and in our writing skills and goals. Since I became the organizer, we have nearly tripled our membership. I take no credit for that, but give the cred Kimberly Nov 22, 2015 2:03 PM
Re: [scc-writers-club] Tips for how to sharpen your writing immediately. - Thanks for the link. I'm Nancy L. Nov 8, 2015 3:27 PM
Tips for how to sharpen your writing immediately. - Much thanks to member Carol Carson for sharing this link to Diana Urban's web site on ways to immediately improve your writing. http://dianaurban.com/words-yo­u-should-cut-from-your-writing­-immediately Keep an eye out for an email very s Kimberly Nov 8, 2015 1:40 PM
Meetup details changed: Energy and Images: Bring your writing alive - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­226126895/ When Kimberly Oct 20, 2015 10:46 PM
Rattle Poetry Winners Announced - For those of you who have been waiting to hear the results of the Rattle Poetry Contest, here it is: http://www.rattle.com/poetry/2­015-rattle-poetry-prize-winner­s/?utm_source=feedburner&u­tm_medium=email&utm_campai­gn=Feed%3A+rattle%2FCNO Kimberly Sep 17, 2015 11:24 PM
Rattle News and Opportunites - Hello Writer Friends, I wanted to pass on some information from an email I received from rattle.com, a great site for poetry. If you haven't already signed up for their daily poem email, it's well worth taking the time to do that. I hav Kimberly Sep 2, 2015 4:56 PM
Meeting Follow-up and Radiolab Link - "99% Oyster, 1% Pearl" - Dear Members, What a great meeting we had on Friday. Lots of new members who brought new energy and insight, and a couple of old guard members who helped keep me on track and keep things moving forward, also bringing great energy and insight. Kimberly Aug 30, 2015 2:23 PM
Meetup details changed: Field Trip: Jennifer Steill's Book Reading in San Francisco - I edited a couple of things for clarity, and added the link that I left out by mistake in the first notice. I hope you can make it! I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Kimberly Aug 17, 2015 12:18 PM
Keeping you informed - Hi Everyone, If you're wondering when the next meeting will be scheduled, well, I'm not sure exactly when it will be, but probably not for a few more weeks. I'm in the middle of moving to Santa Cruz to be closer to my new job at Santa Cruz High Kimberly Jul 21, 2015 6:09 PM
Writing Conference - Dear Writers, I'm forwarding a notification I received from Santa Cruz Writes and phren-z about a conference coming up in August in Pebble Beach. I've never been, so I can't endorse it, but it looks pretty wonderful. Here's the link with the in Kimberly Jul 12, 2015 9:01 PM
Meeting Follow-up - I'm always inspired by this group! Thank you Christine, Nancy, and Phillips for making it such a fun, creative, heart-warming night. The deadline is fast approaching for the rattle.com poetry contest on Weds, July 15. The grand prize is $10,000 Kimberly Jul 11, 2015 1:31 PM
Meetup details changed: Summon, Submerge, Submit to the process. Let's Dive in! - Due to an unexpected interview out of town, I've moved the meeting back by 30 minutes. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http Kimberly Jun 2, 2015 1:52 PM
Are you in? - Dear Members, I have found this group to be a heart warming and soul reviving experience.  We are now 95 strong. When I took over about a year ago, there were less than 40 members. I'm delighted to see the group grow, however, only about Kimberly May 24, 2015 11:50 AM
Meetup details changed: Let's Write! Let's Share! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­221336476/ When Kimberly Mar 26, 2015 10:33 PM
Meetup details updated: Let's Write! Let's Share! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­221336476/ When Kimberly Mar 25, 2015 9:34 PM
Meetup details changed: Let's Write! Let's Share! - I've updated this Meetup. I changed the start time from 7:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writer Kimberly Jan 24, 2015 1:34 PM
Duotrope - Find places to submit and keep track of submissions - Hi Members, We had another great meeting last night. We continue to grow and expand. If you haven't been to a meeting lately, be sure to come to one soon and check it out. Our next meeting is on Friday, Jan 30 at 7:00 at the IHOP in Capitola. C Kimberly Jan 24, 2015 1:31 PM
StoryTellers Conference coming up - Hi Writers, There is a conference coming up in San Francisco for writers in March. It includes a writer's workshop, presentations, wine tasting event, and best of all a pitch festival! There's an impressive line up of presenters, agents, and Ho Kimberly Jan 11, 2015 11:20 AM
Cancelled January 16th Meeting!!! - Cancelled January 16th Meeting!!! Sorry, we've moved it to the 23rd due to scheduling issues. Hope to see you there! Sandy L. Jan 10, 2015 6:08 AM
Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor Writer's Competition - Hi Writers, The Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor Writer's Competition is looking for novels of Fiction or Creative Nonfiction in any genre, except Poetry and picture books. For more information, go to JDLH.org. the Grand Prize is $1,000 cash, bu Kimberly Oct 12, 2014 5:16 PM
Hands On Literary Festival and Masquerade Ball - Don't miss out on the Hands On Literary Festival (Dec 28-Jan 1), held in one of the most iconic cities in the country, New Orleans! There's nothing quite like surrounding yourself with brilliant writers and colorful characters for inspiration. Kimberly Sep 27, 2014 12:29 PM
Meetup Reminder: Workshop Rounds - I'm looking forward to our next Meetup. If you haven't been for a while, we hope you'll consider joining us on Thursday. For more details, see the full listing: http Kimberly Sep 21, 2014 11:41 PM
Historical Novel Writing Contest - Hi Writers, Check out the Historical Novel Society for an opportunity to submit your historical fiction novel to their international competition. Here's a brief description copied from their website. 2015 Kimberly Sep 12, 2014 11:57 PM
Opportunity to submit to new online publication - Hi Writers, I'm forwarding an email I received from the team at Pilcrow & Dagger inviting our members to submit work to their new online web site. You could be published in their premier issue! Check it out! Dear Kimberly, M Kimberly Sep 6, 2014 7:48 AM
Meeting Schedule Update - Dear Writers, I hope all are doing well as summer comes to an end. Hopefully, you've had many happy adventures the past 2 or 3 months and have been busily writing your stories. Now that fall has arrived, I'm putting together a new sched Kimberly Aug 30, 2014 6:23 AM
What day is best for you? - Dear Writers, If you already completed the poll on which day you prefer to meet, thank you very much! If you have not taken the poll, your input would be greatly appreciated. I'd like to schedule the meetup on a day/night that is the mo Kimberly Aug 8, 2014 8:34 AM
RE: [scc-writers-club] Meeting Dates poll - Please respond today! - z From: pompeoleo@ho Leo P. Aug 2, 2014 8:22 PM
RE: [scc-writers-club] Meeting Dates poll - Please respond today! - Kool From: brigidawn Leo P. Aug 2, 2014 7:56 PM
Meeting Dates poll - Please respond today! - Hi Writers, I need your input! I set up a quick and easy poll to help me decide when would be the best day/night of the week to have our meetings. Unfortunately, meetup.com doesn't allow me to send the poll notice directly to your email Kimberly Aug 2, 2014 12:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Let's Write! Let's Share! - Hi Writers, Unfortunately, I had to cancel the Aug. 7 meeting. I will be out of town to attend a wedding. I also changed the Thursday, Aug 21 meeting to Tuesday, Aug 19. Now that fall is nearly upon on and many of us are going back to our "norm Kimberly Aug 2, 2014 10:39 AM
Let's make it a good turn out! - Hi Writers, I hope everyone is enjoying their summer and getting lots of new material to write about. If you aren't off to some exotic location at the moment, please join us on this Thursday (July 31, see the calendar for the meeting detials) f Kimberly Jul 27, 2014 4:27 PM
Don't miss Joseph Boyden!!! - Dear Writer Friends,   My friend and author extraordinaire, Joseph Boyden is coming to the Bay Area to read and sign his new book, The Orenda. I just finished reading it yesterday! How prescient is that? Joseph never ceases to astoun Kimberly Jul 22, 2014 2:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Workshop Rounds - I've updated the description for this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­188524702/ Kimberly Jul 18, 2014 10:52 AM
Thursday's Topic - Dear Writers, I'm looking forward to our upcoming meeting on Thursday, July 17.The group continues to grow and we are nearing 50 members. It's fun and inspiring to see new faces at our meetings, and encouraging and heartwarming to see our "regu Kimberly Jul 14, 2014 2:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Let's Write! Let's Share! - I've updated the description for this Meetup. The time, place, and details, have stayed the same. The presentation for the meeting on July 10 will be about POV. It's one of those well-known, but not easily understood, terms. We continue to grow Kimberly Jul 2, 2014 9:54 AM
Clarification and the SF Writers Conference - Dear Writers, It has been brought to my attention that I wasn't completely clear about the change in meeting dates. I had to cancel the meeting on Tuesday, July 1. Since we will not be meeting on that night, I added an extra meeting on Thursday Kimberly Jun 26, 2014 11:46 AM
Change in schedule - Dear Writers, Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), I had to change the day of the week we will be meeting during the summer from the first, third, and fifth (if there is one) Tuesday of each month to the first, third, and fifth Thursday of eac Kimberly Jun 25, 2014 7:00 PM
Meetup details changed: Workshop Rounds - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/santa_cr­uz_county_writers_club/events/­188524702/ When Kimberly Jun 25, 2014 6:49 PM
Last night's meeting, and Who's up for a field trip? - Hello Writers, We had another successful meeting last night. Michelle brought some very tasty treats (thank you Michelle!), and we had a new member and a guest join us. Eight new members have joined the group in the last couple of weeks, and I' Kimberly Jun 18, 2014 11:14 AM
digi.lit Digital Publishing Conference - Kimberly Jun 17, 2014 6:47 PM
New Millennium Writings Contest--Deadline tonight at midnight - Hi Writers, I'm forwarding the information I got in an email today. NMW is a worthy publication. There's a $20 submission fee. Best of luck to those who submit: and be sure to let us know if you are selected. --Kimberly FYI Kimberly Jun 17, 2014 6:13 PM
Great Meeting! - Fellow Writers, I thought I'd send out a quick email summarizing our first meeting of the summer. Five very talented writers came and shared their work. We discussed the benefits of submitting work to journals and contests, read our work to the Kimberly Jun 11, 2014 1:43 PM
It's not too late! - Hi Writers, This is a friendly reminder to sign up for the first meeting (with me as the organizer) on June 10. Bring your ideas, questions, paper and a pen (or lap top), and most importantly your writing if you'd like to share. I also Kimberly Jun 8, 2014 3:35 PM
Your New Organizer Kimberly Clouse - Hi Santa Cruz Writers Club Members, On impulse, I decided to go for it when I saw the email asking if anyone wanted to step up and take over as the Organizer. I've never organized a meetup group before, so bear with me as I learn the ropes. Kimberly Jun 2, 2014 5:58 PM

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