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2013 December 9 Meetup

Welcome Writers!

As our group expands, we are spinning off additional sessions on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each Month.


It's not mandatory to read anything (especially if it's your first meeting). We appreciate members who attend in order to listen and provide feedback.

If you do have something to read, please bring copies of your work to share. If the group is too large to bring a copy for each person attending, we can usually get by with sharing copies.

You can also post ahead of time in the "Files" section. If you do, please leave a note in the comments section to let us know.


$5 recommended donation to go toward the rent of the room. SCHEDULE: 6:15 - 6:30: Meet, chat, get settled in 6:30: We take turns reading our work aloud. It allows for the writer to hear how his/her words sound to others, and allows the listeners/readers to hear how the story was intended by the author. After reading for ten minutes, everyone present offers feedback and critique. We prefer to focus on big-picture issues, such as character development, plot points, story potential etc., rather than proper use of commas or other minute details. 8:45 is our target finish time. When we have more than 8 readers, we draw names from a basket.

NOTE: 10 minutes can go pretty quickly, so we suggest reading your submission prior to the session to get a sense of timing. 6 to 8 pages (double-spaced) is usually the maximum.


Please remember that every writer is at a different level in his or her writing career, and not everyone has the same goals. We ask that you please be respectful and timely in your feedback.

We looking forward to seeing you!

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  • Nicole

    Things went on too late at work and I missed it! Is it ok to come late if need be?

    December 10, 2013

    • Michele C.

      Sure, come when you can. We'll get yiu introduced betwen readers.

      December 11, 2013

  • Teresa M.

    Sorry, everyone! I am in the middle of intense tax training, with a major test by the end of December. My life has been hectic, with family, work and volunteering. I am slowly working on my book, not as much as I want to do, but what I can. I will start back up in the new year! Happy Holidays everyone!

    December 9, 2013

    • Michele C.

      Look forward to seeing youbin 2014!

      December 9, 2013

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