February 19th 2007

Our next meeting will be on Sunday, March 18, 2007, from 12:30 to 3 PM at Beagle Books in Park Rapids MN.

We had a good meeting today. Present were: Sharon, Jerry, John, Scott, Jan, John, Dan and Sandi. Jan is from Sauk Center. Dan is from Bemidji, Riters Anonimis (they meet the second Monday of each month.) Dan has some of his stories at www.dan.strehlo.com

*June 24–Golf Tournament, Fair Havens Golf
*late June/early July–20×20 may not happen in 2007. may have to be delayed till June 2008 at No Co Museum in PR
*Aug 4 or 11–annual celebration (probably at Northwoods Bank Community Room) and workshop with one of our three TS16 judges
*Aug 25–Hackensack Festival
*November–Novel in a Month Promotion
*Nov 10–Book Release Party, Beagle Books

*various dates–various workshops to be announced later

*Children’s literature–Festival of Childrens’ Literature–for more information, go to www.loft.org
*Tom McGrath Visiting Writers Series, go to mnstate.edu/finearts
*Lake Superior Writers/Barnes and Noble Bookfair
Sunday Feb 11, 2007, go to www.lakesuperiorwriters.org

Our call for submissions has gone out. We are working on the three judges. We are working on a location for the annual celebration. We are also going to look at Jasper Theater as a possible future location, perhaps for the 20×20.

A short meeting today, with lots of good readings. Hope to see you next time!! We are glad to see so many new writers!!