Published on Aug 17 2008 | Filed under: Writers' Meetings
Today we held our August 2008 meeting of the Jackpine Writers’ Bloc. The next meeting will NOT BE ON THE THIRD SUNDAY of September. Instead, we will just hold a short September meeting right ahead of our Saturday, September 20, 2008 Book Release Party and Jackpine Writers Annual Celebration at Northwoods Bank Community Room in Park Rapids MN. The September 20 event begins at 1PM. We will meet for our JWB meeting at 11AM at Northwoods Bank Community Room in Park Rapids MN.
Present today: Niomi, Christine, Jan, John, Scott, Luke, Jerry, Sharon.
HACKENSACK BOOK FAIR
We always attend this event and we could use more help selling books. Saturday, August 23, 2008 from 10 AM to 4 PM in Hackensack, MN, in UCC Church. This is a great day with many arts, crafts, music, books, readings. Please come and help support the other artists and writers. Questions: Joanne 218-675-5135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOOK RELEASE PARTY & JACKPINE WRITERS’ ANNUAL CELEBRATION
September 20, 2008 at Northwoods Bank Community Room at Northwoods Bank, Park Rapids MN. Intersection of Highway 34 East and Henrietta Avenue.
1PM: Those who have work published in TS17 may pick up your two free contributors’ copies of the book. Additional books will be available for sale. Beagle Books will have many books on hand for purchase, including the work of our fine celebrity judges who chose this year’s winners. Kent Nerburn, Judith Guest, and Joyce Sutphen.
Kent Nerburn, Judge for Creative Nonfiction, will be signing his books. Refreshments will be served.
2PM: Program, Kent Nerburn reading, introduction of winners of 3 categories. All writers published in TS17 are invited to read.
More info: email@example.com or 218-732-3782.
TALKING STICK 17
These books may be here this week. We probably are going to hold them for the Book Release party, September 20.
We have received a flood of compliments and thanks via email or regular mail. Scott has prepared more of the 20×20 booklets. Tarah is in the process of getting the books ready to be printed by lulu.com, both a perfect bound version and a hardcover version.
OTHER WRITING EVENTS
Saturday, October 11, 2008 Sinclair Lewis 2008 Writers’ Conference
PRAALC Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Art Leap 2008–Saturday and Sunday September 27 and 28 in Park Rapids MN. Visit various artist studios.
Many of our writers read things they were working on. This lead to helpful critiques. Hope to see you all next time!! Remember, not the third Sunday next time!
Jackpine Writers' Bloc will be sending you a receipt that you can use as your tax deductible donation. Thanks for your support!