July 15th 2007

Today we had our July meeting. The next meeting will be on August 19, 2007 from 12:30 to 3 PM at Bella Cafe in Park Rapids MN.

Present today: Sharon, Carla, Jerry, Jodi, LuAnne, John T, Jan, Niomi, and Tarah.

Remember to get your submissions in to the BWA contest. Deadline is August 20. For more information, email Tenlee Lund tenleelund@charter.net.

Still more workshops coming up. July 28 is LouAnn Muhm Poetry, Poetry Manuscript Preparation.
Also Wm Kent Krueger Fiction workshop on the day of our Annual Celebration, August 11.
We are planning two more workshops for later this year:
Deborah Keenan on Sept. 24/25
Mark Munger on Oct. 30.
More info on the last two later.
Contact Cindie Ekren for more information or to sign up. cindiee@hotmail.com.

TS16 is progressing, in the proof reading stage right now. We are also doing Jerry’s book, Broken Hart. We hope to have his book sent to the printer this week.

This is coming up fast. Saturday, Aug. 11. Northwoods Bank Community Center in Park Rapids. Email sharrick1@wcta.net for more information.

Saturday, July 21 from 10 to 5 in the Ink Splotz Building in Bemidji. Jerry will attend this to represent our group plus sell his own book. Niomi may be able to go also. We hope lots of people attend so this is a great success. Email moxnk@aol.com.

We had a lot of good reading and critiquing. Welcome to Carla who joined us for the first time.

Hope to see you all next time!!