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Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... Ballston Common Food Court - I'm gonna vote with Jen on the Ballston Common space. It is depressing. I hope we can find another solution. --- On Fri, 6/11/10, Teressa Eric Jun 11, 2010 2:01 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... Ballston Common Food Court - I don't think Whole Foods or the old Murky Coffee are out, Jen.? We're still in the booting around ideas and locations phase, as far as I can tell :) ? What do you think of Central Library in Arlington? Teressa Jun 11, 2010 1:58 PM
RE: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... Ballston Common Food Court - So are Whole Foods and the old Murky Coffee out? I think Clarendon is m Jennifer C. Jun 11, 2010 1:44 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... Ballston Common Food Court - I've contacted Arlington Central Library.? The librarian was quite positive about our group, even with it being weekly -- they do allow folks with established programs to use the facilities more than four times a year.? There are several once-a-m Teressa Jun 11, 2010 1:40 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... Ballston Common Food Court - I've noticed the other group, about ten people. They have a table at the "I Terence K. Jun 11, 2010 1:29 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Sounds good to me, too. I know Alexandria is fine, but once you add a bus/trolly to the metro ride, it just takes forever longer, especially since the busses ru David G. Jun 11, 2010 1:16 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Sounds good to me On Jun 11, 2010, at 11:57 AM, Sara wrote: libby Jun 11, 2010 12:49 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Thats true, and its still really close to Clarendon if people want to go out to more familiar haunts. I do worry that it might be loud. But they dont provide vouchers like pentagon city mall so you wont have to worry about tour groups like you have a Sara Jun 11, 2010 11:57 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Food court at Ballston. Yes, it's very convenient (and the beer is right upstairs). I'm there once or twice a week. The food court is pretty empty by 6:30pm or so. We should confer w Terence K. Jun 11, 2010 11:51 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Jonathan Jun 11, 2010 11:22 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - I don't know where everyone is but either Alexandria or Arlington work fine for me. On Jun 11, 2010, at 11:17 AM, Sara wrote libby Jun 11, 2010 11:21 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - I still vote that we should give the Upstairs of Whole Foods a try. Its right across the street from where we meet now so the location isnt a problem, its empty and its normally pretty quiet. Or North Side Social, since they have a backroom. Although I wo Sara Jun 11, 2010 11:17 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Arlington is a lot better, I think. Let's try the library. Thanks. --- On Fri, 6/11/10, Colleen Moore <[address removed]> wrote: Branka B. Jun 11, 2010 11:13 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Yeah, I'm not too keen on the alexandria idea. Especially since I am lacking wheels at the moment. Plus as Terence said, most of our members live in arlington. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 11, 2010, at Colleen M. Jun 11, 2010 10:24 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - Do we know where most of our (active) members live? (North Arl., South Arl, Other). That may influence where we'd want to move to. - TK Terence K. Jun 11, 2010 10:18 AM
RE: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - me too. I checked Mindful Hands the meditation center on King Steet but user 5. Jun 11, 2010 9:30 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - I dig that idea... On Jun 10, 2010, at 5:56 PM, Jennifer Cooper wrote: libby Jun 11, 2010 9:14 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... about Arlington Central Library - The library would be a lovely place, especially Central, which is close to Metro.? They do not charge a meeting fee.? However, unlike the study rooms (which are far too small), the guidelines for the library meeting rooms state, in part: Teressa Jun 10, 2010 7:45 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... about Arlington Central Library - See http://library.arlingtonva.us/­departments/Libraries/events/L­ibrariesEventsMeetingRoo Terence K. Jun 10, 2010 5:29 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - I have a connection at Le Pain Quotidien--though it's expensive, and the one in Clarendon is noisy, but the one in Old Town has an entirely empty upstairs. Just throwing out ideas. Sent from my iPhone Jennifer C. Jun 10, 2010 2:26 PM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - The Central Library in Arlington is near a Metro Stop -- it has nice meeting room facilities, but we'd have to get special permission for a weekly meeting. ? We could check with Arlington County Parks and Recreation, too.. Teressa Jun 10, 2010 10:30 AM
Re: [writers-499] It's official: we need a new home... - northside social has a room upstairs, i think. it's the old murky space. --- On Thu, 6/10/10, Michael Klein <[address removed]> Eric Jun 10, 2010 10:14 AM
It's official: we need a new home... - We knew this day might come, but now it is official. Renovations at the Clarendon Barnes & Noble will take away all currently unused space at the store. Which means there will be no meeting space for us (or anyone else). Our store contact Michael K. Jun 10, 2010 9:59 AM
Meetup details changed: AWG Special Guest Speaker Series - JAMIE REIDY - I've updated this special meeting. For more details, see the full listing: http://writers.meetup.com/499/­calendar/12936993/ When: Wednesday, May 19,[masked]:00 PM Michael K. May 6, 2010 4:07 PM
Re: [writers-499] Using your "talents" for good.... - Shit. I accidentally sent the end of what I was writing, which blew the whole joke. So don't read it. I'll send it again. Eric May 6, 2010 8:08 AM
Re: [writers-499] Using your "talents" for good.... - Sam "So you're not going to talk to me?" Sam remained silent. Eric May 6, 2010 8:06 AM
Using your "talents" for good.... - Those of you who attended the meeting last night heard that the head of our very own Logic and Accuracy Department, Ted Weir, has fallen ill. He's in the hospital, in ICU, heavily sedated and somewhat non-responsive. His wife Connie and Michael K. May 6, 2010 7:56 AM
Re: [writers-499] Meetup details changed: The Arlington Writers Meetup Group Weekly Meetup - Writing for a Contest - I'm a little confused. Is Breen judging the Gotham contest? Or some other contest? Do you want to try to arrange something so that a bunch of Eric Apr 30, 2010 7:21 AM
Meetup details changed: The Arlington Writers Meetup Group Weekly Meetup - Writing for a Contest - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://writers.meetup.com/499/­calendar/12936975/ When: Wednesday, May 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Michael K. Apr 29, 2010 8:34 PM
Help one of our members - vote for AVEMPARTHA again - See the note below from Robin Sullivan. Let's help Michael w Michael K. Apr 15, 2010 3:35 PM
AWG Dues Time - Michael K. Apr 8, 2010 1:08 PM
April Critiques Updated - Two stories have been added to the queue for April 14 and two longer form pieces have been placed on the docket for April 28. See the CALENDAR for details. Don't let these longer readings sneak up on you. Also, if any of the links d Michael K. Apr 3, 2010 9:20 AM
APRIL 7 - Meetup details changed: The Arlington Writers Meetup - Discussion - Getting Published - Robin Sullivan will be sharing her vast experience and insights with us on the world of publishing. Space is limited... Getting Published: Finding the right agent and writing a winning query letter Michael K. Mar 31, 2010 7:48 AM
20 Page Screenplay Needed to Produce - Good Afternoon, ? I am DPing a Thesis project at AU for a friend.? Originally she was going to use my script, but it's pretty complex to fit her time schedule.? If someone has a simple, fewer characters and a few locations script that they wo Ishu K. Mar 24, 2010 3:21 PM
Help for one of our own...Thursday or Friday ONLY - Michael K. Mar 18, 2010 8:35 PM
Re: [writers-499] NEW LOCATION FOR THE MEETING on 2/17 - http://maps.google.com/maps?hl­=en&q=2900+clarendon+blvd+­arlington+va&a user 3. Feb 17, 2010 6:06 PM
NEW LOCATION FOR THE MEETING on 2/17 - Because of the power outage in the area, B&N is unavailable for us tonight. I've spoken with the manager of the bakery/restaurant, Le Pain Quotidien around the corner and he is gtracious enough to host us this evening. Three things o Michael K. Feb 17, 2010 4:18 PM
B&N Has Lost Power - Meeting Tonight in Flux - I've just been informed that all the shops at Clarendon Common have lost power and do not expect it back until 8pm tonight. Stay tuned for a new start time or location for tonight. MK Michael K. Feb 17, 2010 1:11 PM
Tonight's Meeting - Canceled - Many of you have already adjusted your RSVPs for tonight, but as I look outside and watch the snow blowing horizontally, and as my car once again disappears into a drift outside my house, I have to think canceling tonight's meeting will come as no s Michael K. Feb 10, 2010 10:59 AM
YALE Professor Screenwriting Class in DC - Washington Film Institute (WFI) Presents: YALE Screenwriting Professor Marc Lapadula Marc Lapadula is a full-time lecturer at Yale University, where he runs the screenwriting program in the Film Studies Department Description ADVANCE REGISTRATION John H. Nov 10, 2009 1:46 AM
Re: [writers-499] Nyphron Rising coming tonight - Hey! Sorry I won't be able to make it, but will try to grab a copy later. Burned you a couple of Irish CDs too, which I may or may not remember to bring with me. Hope you are well! DAvid G. --- On Wed, 10/7/09, Michael Sullivan David G. Oct 7, 2009 3:45 PM
Nyphron Rising coming tonight - I will be attending tonight's meeting, and I will be bringing copies of Nyphron Rising for sale. $10 as usual ($3 off cover price.) They just arrived. The offical announcment of the book's release has not been made, but already it hit 23,144 rank Michael S. Oct 7, 2009 2:44 PM
Poetry Workshop - Hi! On Monday, October 26, the next monthly poetry workshop will be held at the Shirlington Library from 6:30���8:00 pm. Call the library for more information. I won't keep notifying everyone about the workshops, but since the last one I shared was Jennifer Sep 25, 2009 9:16 AM
Another Retreat Poll - We've posted another poll on the retreat, trying to help determine a weekend to go. So far 15 people voted in the other poll - on price points. If that many people are serious about attending, this could be a great event. Now vote f Michael K. Sep 17, 2009 6:27 AM
RETREAT POLL OPEN - I've added a poll about the retreat that will help organizers zero in on an accommodation style. Please vote, letting the organizers know how much money you are willing to spend on accommodations PER NIGHT. But please only vote if you are seri Michael K. Sep 14, 2009 9:13 AM
For the poets in the group - There is a Shirlington Poetry Workshop on Monday, August 24 at 6:30 pm at the Shirlington Library. (I just saw the flyer today.) It's billed as a "Feedback and Sharing" session. Here's the remaining information from the flyer: "Stop in with some poe Jennifer Aug 23, 2009 4:49 PM
New Meetup: August Goal Writing Session (in DC) - Announcing a new Meetup for The Arlington Writers Meetup Group! What: August Goal Writing Session (in DC) When: August 8,[masked]:00 AM Where: Starbucks 1401 New York Avenue NW Washington, DC 20005 Patricia Aug 6, 2009 7:23 PM
Re: [writers-499] August Goals - Raising the Stakes - Gerald K. Aug 6, 2009 4:10 PM
August Goals - Raising the Stakes - Okay so August is AWG Goal Meeting Month. Have you posted a goal? Are you working on your goal(s)? All AWG members (in good standing) are now eligible to WIN a beautiful Bodrun French Coffee Press. How do you win? Michael K. Aug 6, 2009 2:17 PM
Re: [writers-499] Last call for 2009 Dues - Purge August 1 - Michael, I have only come once. I am the big black dude who comes in from time to time. I will be in next week with my dues. Ray Raymond M. Jul 21, 2009 10:04 PM
Last call for 2009 Dues - Purge August 1 - Hello, Writers, The time for you to separate with your $5 is upon us...IF the following applies to you: 1) You have not already paid your dues for this year. 2) You would like to remain a member of the group. Michael K. Jul 18, 2009 10:47 AM
Re: [writers-499] Marie sent you photos on Tagged :) - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Marie, I followed this link. Jess H. Jun 6, 2009 10:53 PM
RE: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - Count me in, too! ______________________________­__________ From: [address removed] [[address removed]] On Behalf Of Michael Klein [[address removed]] Sent: Sunday, May 03,[masked]:13 AM To: writers-499-announce@me Christine G. May 8, 2009 1:38 PM
Re: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Count me in too. Jess Jess H. May 5, 2009 11:14 PM
Re: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - Preview not available Wendy May 4, 2009 1:01 PM
Re: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - Preview not available Sara May 4, 2009 12:47 PM
RE: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - Preview not available Ray A. May 4, 2009 12:38 PM
Re: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - Michael: Kathy and Matty M. May 3, 2009 7:56 PM
Re: [writers-499] AWG June Outing - My wife would like to go as well. On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Michael Klein < [address removed] > wrote: user 3. May 3, 2009 5:33 PM
AWG June Outing - Good morning, AWG. Since we got out of the bookstore last week it opened our eyes to a world beyond the bookstore. One of the things in this "world" is apparently baseball. Could there be a more pleasant experience Michael K. May 3, 2009 11:13 AM
AWG - Schedule for the next two meetings established - I've updated the next two meetings, including the items to be read for the meeting on the 15th. For more details, see the calendar http://writers.meetup.com/499/­calendar/ Michael K. Apr 4, 2009 6:57 AM
Re: [writers-499] New Discussion Started - Your Goals for 2009 - My list: Get to my first writer's group meeting (so that I can meet with everyone and start &n Raymond M. Mar 23, 2009 8:49 PM
Re: [writers-499] New Discussion Started - Your Goals for 2009 - ?? Enter two short story contests. ?? Finish a first draft of my DC novel by september 10 ?? maintain an average of 10 pages a day?until further notice. ?? Attend two writers group meetings this year (The commute i Paul S. Mar 21, 2009 10:16 PM
New Discussion Started - Your Goals for 2009 - I've just started a new discussion in the Message Board asking you all to post your writing goals for the year. Please take a look and participate! THE POST We'd like everyone to share some of their Michael K. Mar 20, 2009 12:22 PM
Dues Call - The Purge Looms - Member Purge Begins in two days. If you have paid your 2009 dues, make sure it is indicated you are paid on your group profile. If you have not paid, please do so - either by following the link on the Meeting Details below, Michael K. Feb 14, 2009 9:55 AM
Re: [writers-499] (no subject) - Preview not available user 4. Feb 3, 2009 12:21 AM
Re: [writers-499] Dues - 2nd Call - It would have to actually be published for that to happen. --- On Mon, 2/2/09, Colleen M. Feb 2, 2009 8:55 PM
(no subject) - Gerald K. Feb 2, 2009 4:55 PM
Re: [writers-499] Dues - 2nd Call - I'm afraid the rigors of law school have lain me asunder. No more Writer's group for me, lest I go under. But sally user 4. Feb 2, 2009 3:43 PM
Dues - 2nd Call - Hi Writers. About 25% of our membership have paid dues for 2009. That's 46 out of 187 listed members. I've added another "Event" on 2/15 that you can use to pay dues via PayPal. If you have not paid yet, please Michael K. Feb 2, 2009 3:36 PM
New Member comments - Preview not available Brenna Jan 22, 2009 11:30 PM
PAY YOUR DUES HERE (This is not an actual meeting) - Meetup seems to have removed the PayPal button from our homepage, so I created this fake meeting to enable you to pay. Click the link below and under the "meeting" details you will see there is a $5 fee to attend. This would be your dues for t Michael K. Jan 22, 2009 4:50 PM
Dues Time - 2009 Addendum - I think I neglected to mention that annual dues are $5.00. Also, to see if I have recorded your past payment, look at your profile in the member list. You will see on the right hand side whether or not you are paid. If you paid in the last ha Michael K. Jan 22, 2009 1:02 PM
Dues Time - 2009 - Yes, Writers, it's dues time. The website now helps us keep better track of people who have paid their dues, but as we switch over to this new system, we may hit a few bumps. So bear with us. If you have paid your dues in the last Michael K. Jan 22, 2009 12:38 PM
Meetup details changed: The Arlington Writers Meetup - First Secondary of 2009 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://writers.meetup.com/499/­calendar/9276381/ When: January 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Barnes & No Michael K. Jan 3, 2009 4:37 PM
Congratulations to one of our Own! - Congratulations to Eric Westley who penned a short piece for hte Writers Digest Genre Fiction Contest. His piece, Downfall , received Honorable Mention. Check out the piece in the files section, and make sure you say something to Eric! Michael K. Oct 30, 2008 4:29 PM
CapClave This Weekend - Hope this comes through okay; I would have posted on the message board, but Meetup is blocked at work, and I cobbled this email address together from random bits I scraped from Google. Anywho, this weekend sees the Washington Science Fiction Associ user 3. Oct 17, 2008 11:53 AM
October Calendar Updated - I've updated the meetings for the remainder of the month. Check them out in our calendar at, http://writers.meetup.com/499/­calendar/ Michael K. Oct 8, 2008 4:17 PM
RE: [writers-499] Meetup details changed for the Next Two Meetings - user 3. Sep 28, 2008 6:23 PM
Re: [writers-499] Meetup details changed for the Next Two Meetings - Johanna W. Sep 28, 2008 9:07 AM
Meetup details changed for the Next Two Meetings - I've posted details about the next meeting - a writing session, and have posted the preliminary agenda for the next primary meeting. Check the calendar for details. MK Michael K. Sep 28, 2008 9:02 AM
Writing Contests - Good morning, Writers. I've just posted details about four writing contests, the deadlines for which fast approach. I've also added the deadlines to our calendar. Take a look, dust something old off to submit, get cracking on someth Michael K. Sep 20, 2008 9:33 AM
Free seminar on the business side of writing - Hey all, I just recently joined, first meeting was last week and I found it a great group BTW. I do free seminars for writers on the "business side of writing" and I'm doing one September 7th at the Robin S. Aug 30, 2008 9:31 AM
Re: [writers-499] The Purge Begins Tomorrow - user 7. Jun 30, 2008 9:42 PM
Re: [writers-499] The Purge Begins Tomorrow - Hey, I have never been to a meeting but want to remain on the list. My schedule has been nuts but its beginning to calm down. I will pay after I try out a meeting and see if I like it. Ishu Ishu K. Jun 30, 2008 11:03 AM
The Purge Begins Tomorrow - As most of you know by now, we're collecting dues again. I have received payments from 35 people. While that's very nice, it leaves the vast majority in a status we refer to in the industry as "Free Loader." In addtion to the 35 pay Michael K. Jun 30, 2008 11:00 AM
2008 Dues Tote Board - I have posted the Tote Board for dues. If you have paid, please make sure I have you listed there. If you have not paid, please make an effort to do so by the end of the month. The membership purge begins in July. Thanks! Michael K. Jun 26, 2008 9:03 AM
Summer Camp for Kids - Hello Everybody, I have been with this group for over 2 years now and many of you know about the books I make for kids and have been to my events. Some of you were excited about the camp I'm doing this summer so I thought I'd put this out to all of y sush Jun 22, 2008 12:51 PM
RE: [writers-499] Dues Time - user 3. Jun 15, 2008 2:28 PM
Dues Time - OK, Arlington Writers, it's that time of year. Our annual dues drive in June! Dues are $5 and the money is used to fund the website - $144/annually. Dues are officially due by June 30. If you have not paid by then, you will be removed from Michael K. Jun 15, 2008 6:30 AM
Re: Re: [writers-499] New Poll - Michael K. Mar 14, 2008 7:22 AM
Re: Re: [writers-499] New Poll - Meetup at work is currently a no-go for me (otherwise I'd link it), but if you can get to the Meetup page, it should be there on the "opener," toward the bottom (in the list of "here's the new stuff that happened to your group over the last week."). -- user 3. Mar 13, 2008 11:32 AM
Re: [writers-499] New Poll - Well ca n you at least send the link so I can vote on the poll. Youi should always include the link. On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Michael Klein < michael santos Mar 13, 2008 11:22 AM
New Poll - I've created a new poll to help us prepare for next week's meeting. We're going to be talking about screenplay writing in advance of April's ScriptFrenzy competition and we would like to know what you'll be working on. Particip Michael K. Mar 13, 2008 11:10 AM
Writer's Digest Annual Contest - A few people asked about this contest at the meeting on Wednesday. As fate would h Colleen M. Feb 15, 2008 1:58 PM
Re: [writers-499] Free Writers Seminar: Feb 17th 2:00 pm - Arlington Central Library - thank you.. --- Robin Sullivan wrote: > Hey all, > > I'm the organizer for another writer's meetup > group and thought you > might find this helpful. I'm giving a seminar on > the "business side of > whitt f. Feb 7, 2008 3:20 PM
Free Writers Seminar: Feb 17th 2:00 pm - Arlington Central Library - Robin S. Feb 7, 2008 2:48 PM
Happy Thanksgiving, y'all! - Hi there! Since it's Thanksgiving, I just wanted to send a giant THANK YOU for the great time you gave me in DC, both on this past visit and over the past year, and in the emails and calls since I've left. I am Marichka Nov 22, 2007 1:30 PM
Re: [writers-499] When your novel's done, then what? - really nice stuff by everyone- I also pasted it- sue "Michael M." <[address removed]> wrote: About all those novels you're sta gunnu v. Nov 21, 2007 1:59 PM
Re: [writers-499] the answer - Got a million of 'em, folks......... --- Teressa wrote: > Y'all just crack me up :D > > On 11/6/07, whitt flora wrote: > > > > unless, of course, you're a bigamist. > > > > > > --- Bethanne Strasser whitt f. Nov 6, 2007 2:48 PM

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