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Summary of June 23, 2018 Meeting

poppies-3422252_640What a privilege to be able to listen to and learn from our expert speakers, Greta Boris and Joe De Ladurantey. Many thanks to George Gurney, the Guild’s Vice President, for making their appearance possible.

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Summary of May 26, 2018 Meeting

 

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Happy Memorial Day! Although we had a full house on this big holiday weekend, we were mindful of and grateful for the sacrifice made by so many patriotic Americans for the safety and security of our beloved country.

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Summary of April 28, 2018 Meeting

 

We often invite speakers from outside our membership to come and talk to us, and that’s really beneficial and much appreciated. But it’s also good to hear from our members, many of whom are experienced writers, authors, and publishers. We benefit in two ways: we gain knowledge about craft, and we learn about our fellow writers. After all, the Guild is a social club. (more…)

Summary of March 24, 2018 Meeting

Many thanks to the Hemet Library for accommodating us so comfortably in the Community Room when scheduling became a challenge on short notice! I think it’s great that our local library is such a hot spot. Everybody wants to use their rooms. (more…)

Summary of February 24, 2018 Meeting

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Many thanks to Angela Bole, CEO of the Independent Book Publishers Association, who traveled from Manhattan Beach to talk about industry standards for a professionally published book. (more…)

Summary of January 27, 2018 Meeting

pf-3046119_640It’s Sunday morning, the laundry is going, dinner’s cooking in the crock pot, and I’m feeling quite high. High on the fellowship I experienced yesterday. High on the warmth and wisdom from our speaker, Shelley Young. And high on the excitement of putting her ideas to work for my writing business.  (more…)

Summary of October 28, 2017 Meeting

I still can’t believe the Guild just wrapped up its second full season.

It seems only a few months ago that a dozen or so of us were sitting around thinking, Hmmm, I wonder if there are writers in the local area who’d like to get together once a month?

If you build it, they will come. – Field of Dreams (1989)

The answer: as of now, we have 79 members. The Hemet library had to move us upstairs to their big meeting room. We normally have a minimum of 50 people at our meetings.  (more…)