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Summary of May 25, 2019 Meeting

There are as many different ways to get published as there are books, it seems. At our May meeting, Pam Sheppard spoke about getting noticed by publishers, agents, and readers. And she should know. (more…)

Summary of April 27, 2019 Meeting

At Saturday’s meeting, we brought back our Round Table format to discuss Creating Compelling Characters. (more…)

Summary of March 23, 2019 Meeting

Late add: After this summary was published, our speaker, David Wogahn, had a chat with Midwest Book Review’s Marj Charlier. Marj is also, of course, an author and publisher herself, as well as the Guild’s Treasurer. Click here to read that post, and for the rest of the March meeting summary, scroll downward. (more…)

Summary of February 23, 2019 Meeting

An author isn’t just a writer. A successful author is a businessperson as well. One of the most crucial keys to success is the visibility of one’s work. How do we achieve such visibility? (more…)

Summary of January 26, 2019 Meeting

 

Our first meeting of the new year was a great success! According to Wendy Knepp, Board Advisor, an even 50 people attended, slightly more than usual.  (more…)

Summary of October 27, 2018 Meeting

The last meeting of the Guild’s third year was bittersweet. On the one hand, it’s over. We’re done for the year. Which means… (more…)

Summary of September 22, 2018 Meeting

The horror genre is unfamiliar to many of us. We write memoir, crime, mystery, romance, women’s fiction, westerns…

Members approached the September meeting with trepidation. We expected zombies and trails of blood. We didn’t get what we expected. Instead, we got so much more. (more…)