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Welcome to our second online showcase of MinnSpec members' writing!
Fireside Reads will feature a virtual fireplace where we meet to read each other stories, as well as chat and BYOB autumnal drinks. Excerpts, poems, and works in progress are welcome. Rather just listen in? The more the merrier.
If you'd like to bring something to read out loud, leave a comment on this page. We'll take as many readers as time permits. Spooky theme preferred but optional!
Remote streaming will be available with Zoom. (Please RSVP to see the link.)
How to submit:
A. Leave a comment on this page what you are submitting.
B. Send your manuscript to: [masked].
C. RSVP to this event. (No RSVP, no critique.)
Max 4 manuscripts
Max length 10,000 words
Manuscript submissions are open until November 1st.
Priority is determined based on:
1. Whether or not you RSVP
2. When you left a comment. (This is for visibility to others.)
3. When we received your manuscript.
4. Whether or not you were critiqued in the previous month.
How to download submissions:
Request to join our Google Group by sending an email to:
Subject: Join Request
Body: Your name as it appears on meetup.
Tips on how to give an effective critique: http://critters.org/c/whathow.ht
More info: https://www.meetup.com/MinnSpec/messages/boards/thread/51072805/
Join us for a writing sprint!
First 15 minutes: Introductions
Next hour: Writing
Last 15 minutes: Discuss what you worked on, and conversation.
Come prepared with a project to work on, or start something new! Writing prompts will be offered if you want to start something new, or if you need a new direction to overcome a block in your work in progress.
While writing, we mute our mics. Commenting in the chat is okay.
We will use Zoom for audio and video.