June Meeting Minutes 2014

Today we held our June meeting. The July meeting will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014, from 12:30 to 3 PM at Bella Caffe in Park Rapids MN.

PRESENT: Niomi, Jan, Marlys, Jerry, Sharon.

 TALKING STICK 23: We are in the process of editing TS23. The book cover has been chosen. We have not chosen the subtitle yet.

BOOK RELEASE PARTY: Sharon will soon be sending out flyers for our TS23 Book Release Party on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, and the morning workshop on that same day. Save the date!

MISCELLANEOUS: The Red Bridge Inn in Park Rapids is open again. We would like to do some small workshop there someday. It is such a beautiful place.

One of Jerry’s stories from Good Shepherd is being made into a radio show. More information coming.

BOOK SIGNINGS: Niomi will be doing a book signing for her book Growing Up Catholic at Summerhill Farm on Sunday, July 6, 2014. More information coming on that event.

Jerry recently did a book signing at Book World. Check his website for more book signings. http://jerrymevissen.com

WRITERS’ EVENTS: June 16-21, 2014. Check out the Bemidji Library Book Festival. Events and workshops. Pre-registration required. Call Paul Ericsson 218-751-3963 or email ericssonp@krls.org or go to www.krls.org for more information. Also Poetry Slam. Events in various locations.

June 22-28, 2014. Northwoods Writers’ Conference in Bemidji in Bemidji MN. Go to http://northwoodswriters.org. Workshops during the day, reading series in the evenings.  Since 2003, writers from all over the United States have gathered in an intimate lakeside setting with award-winning authors and teachers to practice the arts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

August 23, 2014. Hackensack Book and Art Festival in Hackensack MN. http://www.northwoodsartscouncil.org.

After discussion, then we took turns reading things that we were working on. The rest critiqued.

Hope to see you next time!