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Going...going... - Preview not available Michael P. May 23, 2016 11:47 AM
Re: [writers-427] Taking spot as organizer - You're awesome, Becky! I hope to make this meeting. I've been so busy lately that I've missed the last two months running. Sent Jason G. May 22, 2016 11:03 AM
Re: [writers-427] Taking spot as organizer - Thanks, Becky. So far I just lurk the emails, but hope to join your group sooner than later. - Maryann Spikes On May 22, 2016, at 8:0 Maryann S. May 22, 2016 10:58 AM
RE: [writers-427] Taking spot as organizer - Pegi May 22, 2016 8:17 AM
Re: [writers-427] Taking spot as organizer - Thank you Becky! Sent from my iPhone On May 22, 2016, at 8:03 AM, Becky Walch < qrx9@veriz Silver L. May 22, 2016 8:05 AM
Taking spot as organizer - Hello All, I have agreed to take over the organizer role for Mary. I absolutely want this group to continue and I believe you all do too. I am hoping everything will carry on as normal using the same set-up as it has always been. That is, of co Becky W. May 22, 2016 8:02 AM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - THATS okay I understand and you will be in my prayers> ------------------------------­-------------- On Wed, 5/18/16, Jules Marie BarHam wrote: Subject: Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer To: [address removed] D Larissa B. May 18, 2016 11:14 PM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - I have not been able to attend a meeting yet, but plan to in the near future. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers Jules Marie B. May 18, 2016 9:19 PM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - Mary, Michael P. May 18, 2016 8:06 AM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - Mary, you'll never know the positive impact you had on so many talented (but nervous) writers. Thanks for all you did for me and others. You lasted a lot longer in the group than me--it's a tough commitment.  Doug S. May 16, 2016 8:50 PM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - Oh no!!! I was just coming back. Oh well, family first. Thanks Mary for all you've done! Sent from my iPhone On May 16, Silver L. May 16, 2016 6:35 PM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - Please take care and I hope your husband has a successfu Susanne C. May 16, 2016 6:32 PM
Re: [writers-427] Stepping Down as Organizer - God Bless and best of luck for you and your husband.. Jill (Sonora Writers Group)! Sent from my iPhone On May 16, 2016, at 6:2 jill May 16, 2016 6:31 PM
Stepping Down as Organizer - Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you all know, that I've decided to step down as Organizer, and I probably won't be coming to the meetings. My job went full time and I'm having a hard time finding time to keep up with writing and critiquing. Mary May 16, 2016 6:29 PM
April Meeting - Hi Everyone, I can't believe it! It's almost time for our April meeting. We have three submissions up, beginning with Jason's piece, April 12th, I believe. Teresa--all your submissions seem to be the same--Chapter 29. I don't know if yo Mary Apr 19, 2016 6:19 AM
Meeting this week - Hi Everyone, Tomorrow is our March meeting at Perkos. I count seven submissions if you are interested in critiquing. For new members it is in the file section under the MORE tab at the top of the web page. I will be at the meeting, sinc Mary Mar 23, 2016 5:15 AM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Mary. Linda Mar 20, 2016 11:28 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Our next meeting is Thursday the 24th at Perkos on Carpenter at 6:00pm. I wanted to let you all know, my husband is going in for surgery that day. We don't know what time yet. He will be in overnight, so I should be able to make t Mary Mar 16, 2016 4:10 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - 6:30pm Sent from my iPhone On Feb 17, 2016, at 2:12 PM, James Abuan < jabuantk@sbcgl Mary Feb 17, 2016 7:22 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - What time? James A. Feb 17, 2016 2:12 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Time for another meeting, next week on February 25th at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. Looks like we have a few submissions already, which is good. Try and get anything you want read in by this weekend, so we all have time to Mary Feb 17, 2016 6:31 AM
Re: [writers-427] January 28th Meeting reminder - OMG. I thought the letter was addressed to "Marty". Sorry Virginia, and all. Lol - Martin On Jan 22,[masked]:43 PM, Martin Hermes <[address removed]> wrote: Martin H. Jan 22, 2016 3:17 PM
Re: [writers-427] January 28th Meeting reminder - Hi Virginia, It's absolutely fine not to submit your work right away. You are welcome to read the submissions and comment during discussion as well. We are a laid back group. You will enjoy. Welcome to the valley. It will be Martin H. Jan 22, 2016 2:43 PM
Re: [writers-427] January 28th Meeting reminder - Hi, Mary, I'm new to meet-up and recently moved back to Modesto. I'm interested in your group discussions but I don't have Virginia Jan 22, 2016 1:18 PM
Re: [writers-427] January 28th Meeting reminder - Oh wait!!! It's in two weeks??? PS never mind. The party is this Thursday!!!! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 17, 2016, at 6:00 AM, Silver L. Jan 17, 2016 6:12 AM
Re: [writers-427] January 28th Meeting reminder - Mary, I was so excited to be back, but my son in law planned our daughter's 40th bday surprise party this Thursday!!!! If if get any corrections/co Silver L. Jan 17, 2016 6:09 AM
January 28th Meeting reminder - Hi Everyone, It seems like a long time since we've met. We have five submissions up so far. Anything after December 10th is for the January 28th meeting. Get your submissions in by next weekend. Look forward to conclusions of stories we've bee Mary Jan 17, 2016 6:00 AM
Last Reminder - Hi Everyone, So this Thursday the 10th is our December meeting at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. We start at 6:00pm. I see we have a few submissions beginning on Nov 12th, I believe. Also, Martin has one he posted on November 10th Mary Dec 7, 2015 6:12 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, I thought I had changed December's meeting date when I changed November. Well, anyway, we are meeting on December 10th this month. 6:00pm at Perko's on Carpenter Road in Modesto. It's coming up quick. See you all there! Mary Nov 30, 2015 6:20 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Announcement - My husband is having his last surgery on the 12th! Sent from my iPhone On Nov 3, 2015, at 6:15 PM, Mary < Silver L. Nov 3, 2015 6:22 PM
Meeting Announcement - Hi Everyone, I want to remind you to get your submissions in. Looks like some already have. Our meeting is next, if you can believe it. I may not make the meeting. I forgot my husband is having knee surgery on the 12th. It's supposed to Mary Nov 3, 2015 6:15 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - I am assuming  you are speaking to the whole meet up group, not just me Bob Donovan?  If I sent an email to you it was a mistake,  and I respect you privacy On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 bob d. Oct 25, 2015 7:23 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - v\:* { BEHAVIOR: url (#default#vml) } F25E4AE6-92 dale t. Oct 25, 2015 4:37 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - Everyone works on their Nanowrimp novel. It's just a group opportunity to encourage each other. Sent from my iPhone On O Philip Oct 25, 2015 1:41 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - James, The Queen Bean has a monthly poetry night & a weekly open mic. Maryann S. Oct 25, 2015 1:03 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - James W. Oct 25, 2015 12:22 PM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - MaryAnn I have never been to a NaNo... At the Queen Bee. Could you explain what happens? Jim Wells Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 24, 2015, at 9:02 PM, Maryann Spikes wrote: > > Is anyone doing NaNoWriMo? > > They ar James W. Oct 25, 2015 10:46 AM
Re: [writers-427] NaNoWriMo - I'm considering it.  I don't think I'll be able to make any of the write-ins though. Mark On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 9:02 PM, Maryann S Mark D. Oct 25, 2015 7:35 AM
NaNoWriMo - Is anyone doing NaNoWriMo? They are doing weekly write-ins at the Queen Bean at 5:30pm on Wednesdays in November :) Maryann Maryann S. Oct 24, 2015 9:01 PM
New Meeting Dates - Hi Everyone, Great meeting on Thursday, even though Perkos gave our room away to a birthday group who heckled and laughed at me. They seemed like a fun group. So, I've scheduled our next two meetings during the holiday season for Thursd Mary Oct 24, 2015 10:48 AM
Re: [writers-427] October Meeting Reminder - v\:* { BEHAVIOR: url (#default#vml) } 36E0A413- dale t. Oct 15, 2015 7:27 AM
October Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, It's hard to believe October is half over. We have 5 submissions already. I believe Christine may have posted her story Sept 25th for October, so that makes 6. Please see the warning in her comments, and check to see who has RSVP'd Mary Oct 14, 2015 9:49 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Time for our monthly meeting reminder. Our meeting is September 24th. I see some people have gotten their submissions in already. Good job. Also, I think for our critiques this month, we're going to have to limit everyone's Mary Sep 13, 2015 7:22 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, Time to get your submissions in for the August 27th meeting. We already have some submissions in starting August 2nd. So get to it. See you in a couple weeks. Mary Mary Aug 16, 2015 4:35 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting this week - Oh, I'm sorry, Silver. I hope he's going to be all right. Mary Jul 20, 2015 9:12 AM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting this week - Husband is still in the hospital. Can't make. Say hi to everyone for me. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 20, 2015, at 7:04 AM Silver L. Jul 20, 2015 7:15 AM
Meeting this week - Hi Everyone, The meeting is this Thursday the 23rd. I counted 7 submissions, beginning with Jason's on July 8th. I just uploaded mine, which is late I know, but short. Read it if you have time. See you all on Thursday. Look forward to t Mary Jul 20, 2015 7:04 AM
Meeting Time Again! - Hi Everyone, Time got away from me again. Our meeting is in one week, Thursday the 23rd at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. Get your submissions in by this weekend, so everyone has time to critique. For new members or any members re Mary Jul 15, 2015 2:47 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - I put it on the file list page. On Jun 16,[masked]:30 PM, "Jeremy Busto" < [address removed] > wrote: Susan M. S. Jun 16, 2015 7:47 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Where is it? Did you remember to send the attachment? Jeremy Busto Sent from my iPhone On Jun 1 Jeremy B. Jun 16, 2015 7:29 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Here is my 3600 word memoir for everyone's critique. On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 7:38 AM, Mary < mo Susan M. S. Jun 16, 2015 5:48 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Hi there.  I have been getting emails from your group for a few years now, but have yet to submit anything yet.  I would like to submit a personal memoir (short...3600 words).  How do I submit?  Also, do you discuss query letters, platfor Susan M. S. Jun 16, 2015 3:06 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Hi Mary May not make it. Hubby is having surgery that day. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 16, 2015, Silver L. Jun 16, 2015 9:46 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, Our next meeting is June 25th, 6:00pm at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. Time to start getting your submissions in. Jason already has his uploaded. Thanks for the reminder, Jason. See you there, Mary Mary Jun 16, 2015 7:38 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Sorry for this very late reminder. I've just moved--one week in our new place--and the office is getting set up, we have electricity and internet, yahoo! I see in the file section we have a few submissions. Grab all the May Mary May 26, 2015 9:09 AM
Meeting this Week - Hi Everyone, The meeting is this Thursday. I show 8 stories in the file section, starting with Jason's Party Paradisio. So get reading! See you Thursday at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. To get to the file section, go under MORE tab at th Mary Apr 20, 2015 5:41 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, Time to get your submissions in for the April 23rd meeting. Try and get them in by this weekend to give everyone time to read them. Remember, 3000 words or less, double-spaced with your name and page numbers on your submission Mary Apr 13, 2015 8:33 AM
Another meeting reminder - Hi Everyone, I'm running a little behind, but I just uploaded my chapter. It's less than the 3000 words, so hopefully you'll have time to read it. We do have 10 submissions so far this month. It's going to be a good meeting. Please start with M Mary Mar 22, 2015 9:00 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, It's that time again. Time to get anything you want critiqued for our March meeting uploaded to the file section.  If you're a new member, you'll find the files under the MORE tab. Please start with Mike J Quinn's submission Mary Mar 16, 2015 7:03 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Our next meeting is February 26th, a little over a week away. Time to start uploading anything you want the group to read for the meeting. I see we have two files uploaded already. For the new members, you can find the file Mary Feb 15, 2015 9:20 AM
Get Your Submissions In! - Hi Everyone, Another reminder to get your submissions in, hopefully by this weekend. Looks like we have 6 stories in the file section already. When critiquing go all the way back to AkiAslan's submission on December 19th. His submission has not Mary Jan 16, 2015 8:41 AM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - v\:* { BEHAVIOR: url (#default#vml) } 978FAAC1- dale t. Jan 14, 2015 10:14 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, Here's a reminder to get your submissions in. We already have a few people with stories up for critiques. See you on the 22nd.   Mary Mary Jan 14, 2015 8:50 AM
Great Meeting - Hi Everyone, I really enjoyed the meeting Thursday. Lots of time to talk about writing and publishing and great critiques. Thanks, everyone. See you next year. Mary Mary Dec 20, 2014 4:07 PM
Re: [writers-427] Reminder for December Meeting - Mary. I am traveling for a month so I will missing the meeting. Merry Christmas to all Bob Naquin Sent from my iPhone Bob N. Dec 6, 2014 6:00 AM
Reminder for December Meeting - Hi Everyone, Our December meeting is Thursday the 18th at 6:00pm at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. Start getting your submissions in so we all time to read them. If you want, bring a book from your shelf to exchange or give away. Mary Dec 5, 2014 7:55 PM
One more submission for the meeting - Hi Everyone, We now have seven submissions for the meeting. Grace Ruby has just been uploaded. Looking forward to another fun meeting. Mary Mary Nov 10, 2014 7:35 PM
Meeting November 13th - Hi Everyone, Wanted to remind everyone that our November meeting was moved up to November 13th due to the holidays. Please note that we have 6 submissions in the file section, starting with Jason's "Reuben Sends Curtis and Moms Cash." B Mary Nov 10, 2014 12:58 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Group, I'm getting the reminder out a little bit earlier so we can get our writing uploaded and give people more time to critique. Also, our meeting has been moved up due to the holidays. Dang holidays! Our meeting will be November 13th, 6:0 Mary Nov 3, 2014 10:38 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Our October meeting is this Thursday, October 23rd at 6:00pm at Perkos in Modesto on Carpenter Road. It looks like we have quite a few submissions so far, starting with Irwin's submission on October 2nd. If you're going to submit s Mary Oct 19, 2014 3:28 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Sorry for the late reminder, but it's time to get your submissions in for Thursday's meeting. We will be at Perko's on Carpenter Road in Modesto. We start at 6:00pm. I see we have three files up already, starting with Septe Mary Sep 21, 2014 6:48 AM
Re: [writers-427] Great Meeting - hi mary can you call me[masked] -----Original Message----- From: Mary <morningglory9771@s joe v. Aug 29, 2014 8:03 AM
Great Meeting - Great Meeting, Everyone, We critiqued a lot of stories in our allotted time. Good constructive criticism. Thanks to all who commented on my first chapter. I went through the comments and they are helpful. See you next month, Mar Mary Aug 29, 2014 7:00 AM
Re: [writers-427] Fw: Saturday, September 13 - Hi Bill, Mary Aug 26, 2014 9:44 AM
Fw: Saturday, September 13 - Hi Everybody, Bill M. Aug 25, 2014 9:45 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Modesto Group, Sorry about the late reminder for our meeting this Thursday the 28th of August. Try and get your submissions in this weekend. It looks like the first piece to critique is Jason's submitted on August 14th. Don't miss it. We wil Mary Aug 23, 2014 7:59 PM
Re: [writers-427] Critique List - Hi Mary, Just a quick note, Mysterious Pyramid is actually quite short (only 2 pages of text.)  But the first page is in graphics, so it used a lot of Kb's.  Just thought you'd like to know, so you weren't e Pam A. Jul 19, 2014 6:44 PM
Critique List - Hi again, I just uploaded my file for critiquing. As of Saturday the 19th, it looks as if we have 6 submissions, starting with Mysterious Pyramid on July 17th. Please check the dates. Anything in July is for the July meeting. Mysterious Pyramid Mary Jul 19, 2014 4:24 PM
July Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, I'm a little late in my reminder. The meeting is Thursday the 24th, so if you have any writings you'd like critiqued get them in, so people have time to read before the meeting. For new members, please keep submission to 30 Mary Jul 19, 2014 2:45 PM
Second Reminder for June Meeting - Hi All, I just want to make sure the new members can find the file section. It's under the MORE tab at the top of the website. Make sure to choose Only Members can read before uploading document. If you weren't at the last meeting you c Mary Jun 22, 2014 8:42 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Hard to believe June is almost over. This is your reminder to get your submissions in, hopefully by this weekend so we all have time to read them. Remember: 3000 words max (if you go over a little no worries) double-spaced Mary Jun 21, 2014 6:19 AM
Meeting On Thursday - Hi Everyone, I just wanted to say what a fun and informative meeting we had on Thursday the 22nd. We did miss Kent though! Everyone made great comments and I think we all learned something. I know I did. Look forward to the next meeting, on Jun Mary May 24, 2014 9:24 AM
Meeting Submissions - Hello Everyone, Tomorrow is our May meeting, Thursday the 22nd. I show 7 submissions ready for critiquing. If I'm wrong please let me know. It starts with Deputy Manston. See you there, Mary Mary May 21, 2014 8:09 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Modesto Writers, Just a reminder that our May meeting is next week, Thursday the 22nd at 6:00pm at Perkos on Carpenter Road in Modesto. Get any writings in that you want critiqued this weekend or early in the week. If you wait too long peopl Mary May 16, 2014 11:22 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Just a reminder to get your stories in this weekend so we have plenty of time to read them for the April 24th meeting.  Missed seeing everyone last month. Mary Mary Apr 17, 2014 7:39 PM
Fwd: [5] - Preview not available martin r. Mar 22, 2014 4:15 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Oh, and the regular meeting is the fourth Thursday at the same Perkos at 6:00pm. Mary Mar 8, 2014 6:15 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Hi Bob, Mary Mar 8, 2014 6:13 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Yes, 6:00pm. Mary Mar 8, 2014 5:49 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - I didn't see this on the meetup site. It starts at 6 pm right? I hope I feel better by then to attend. Michelle Michelle R. Mar 8, 2014 2:33 PM
Re: [writers-427] Meeting Reminder - Mary; Where and when? I would like to get involved with this group. Bob N Bob N. Mar 8, 2014 7:38 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Just a reminder we have our first meeting of March on the 13th.  No critiques this week, just talk writing and get motivated. Hope to see you there.   Mary Mary Mar 8, 2014 7:12 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Writing Group,   It's that time again. Time to get your submissions in for the meeting on Thursday the 27th. I can't believe March is almost over. So far it looks as if Melissa, Bill and Pam have submitted. If you go as far Mary Feb 22, 2014 6:52 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone, Just a reminder we are meeting this Thursday for our Motivated and Get Writing Meeting. We'll be talking about the craft, marketing and hopefully about Baycon. Hope to see you there, Mary E. Merrell, Your fe Mary Feb 11, 2014 8:34 AM
February Prompt - Hi Everyone Just wanted to pass along the February Prompt. Kent stole it from a webblog but it 's good. So here goes: Write a story about time travel. If you want to add in a little romance that's okay but it's not mand Mary Jan 31, 2014 9:51 AM
Re: [writers-427] Reminder for January Meeting - Thank you!!! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 20, 2014, at 6:33 AM, Mary < morning Silver L. Jan 20, 2014 6:51 AM
Reminder for January Meeting - Hi Everyone,   Sorry for the late reminder. We have quite a few submissions for our January 23rd meeting. If you plan on putting one in, better do it soon. It looks as if the first submission for this meeting is Silver's chapte Mary Jan 20, 2014 6:33 AM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone,   I wanted to send out a reminder for the meeting on January 23rd. Remember, we are meeting at 6:00pm, a little earlier. We will be at the same place, Perko's on Carpenter Road in Modesto.  We have a prompt if anyone is i Mary Jan 12, 2014 6:27 PM
Meeting Reminder - Hi Everyone,   A little late, but a reminder for our Get Motivated and Get Writing, or is it, Get Writing and Get Motivated? Either way, it works. No critiquing this meeting, just bring your thoughts and questions about writing Mary Jan 6, 2014 5:35 PM
Meeting Reminder and Prompt - Hi Everyone,   Just a reminder our first meeting this year is January 9th, which is already next week. This meeting we will be talking about writing and marketing. No critiques. Should be fun. The prompt for January is:   Mary Dec 30, 2013 8:46 PM

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