July Writers’ Meeting

Hi Everyone, today we held our July meeting.

PRESENT:

Ryan, Deb, Jan, Dawn, Sharon.

TALKING STICK:

We are pretty much done with Talking Stick 27 and will probably order our books this coming week.

TS BOOK RELEASE PARTY AND WORKSHOP:

Be sure to get signed up for the book party and workshop. We still have room for a few more in the workshop. Remember we will be in a new location this year, at Smokey Hills Resort near Osage MN. (They are changing their name to the Branch at some point.) Sharon Chmielarz will be putting on the all-genre workshop. The date is Saturday Sept. 22, 2018. Email sharrick1@wcta.net to sign up. Flyers will be emailed again.

WRITING EVENTS:

     Ryan recommended Write Better Faster with R. L. Syme. Go to https://app.ruzuku.com/courses/28351/about for more information. This is an online course. You will leave the class with a set of strategies and tactics that will help you do your best work, be your most productive, and accomplish your writing goals.

     23rd Annual Northwoods Art & Book Festival on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm at Hackensack MN. sueready@yahoo.com.

     Legends on Lomond concert series in Bagley MN. farmbythelake@gvtel.com. 1-218-694-2084.

     Country Faire for artists, authors, music, activities, food. Saturday Sept. 15, 2018 from 10 to 4 in Rosemount MN. Questions? Sue Stein 651-423-2569 stei0010@gmail.com.

     Writers Conference & Book Fair Oct. 27, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Location to be announced. Maggief56@gmail.com.

     Jerry Mevissen with his newest book Animal Life. Brainerd Writers Alliance, July 28, 2018 11 am to 12:30 pm at Sage on Laurel, 606 Laurel St, Brainerd MN. Maggief56@gmail.com.

     Taste of Dorset in Dorset MN. There will be a few booksellers at this event. Sunday, 8-5-18 from 11 to 3.

MISCELLANEOUS:

Several of us brought things to read that we were working on. The rest of us critiqued. Then we took turns reading some of our work from TS27.

See you next time!