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Video link to May 23, 2020 Meeting

Jonathan Maberry, award winning author and speaker

 

Meeting IRL is so pre-pandemic. Having our meetings via Zoom is expanding our reach and making our monthly meetings accessible to a broad swath of viewers. Who don’t even have to wear pants. If you missed the meeting featuring the amazingly knowledgeable and generous Jonathan Maberry, or want to review the recording, scroll down for the link.

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Video link to April 25, 2020 Meeting

 

Writing is a solitary endeavor, so the writers of the San Jacinto Valley treasure our monthly meetings. Which is why we were discouraged when our March meeting was cancelled due to the fact that the Hemet Public Library is closed until further notice due to the coronavirus.

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Ray Strait’s March 2020 Writing Tips

March 27, 2020
 
As you may know by now, the Hemet Public Library is closed until April 30, so the Diamond Valley Writers Guild will not meet this month. However, to keep in touch with our members, we will publish a weekly tip on writing. This week we feature Ray ‘Rusty’ Strait who has 30 published works to his credit. He is also 95 years old and going strong. He’s the youngest 95 I’ve ever met.  Here are his tips on writing.
–Jim Hitt

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Summary of Feb 22, 2020 Meeting

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Another engaging and informative meeting that got us thinking about how to structure our novels.

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Summary of Jan. 25, 2020 Meeting

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So good to be back after our winter hiatus. The room was filled with joyful energy. (more…)

Summary of Oct. 26, 2019 Meeting

Big changes ahead! (more…)

Summary of Sept. 28, 2019 Meeting

At Guild meetings, we try to vary topics from month to month between matters of craft and those of business. At our September 28, 2019 meeting, we were pleased to learn about story structure from Guild Vice President Sandra Schuster-Hubbard. (more…)

Summary of August 24, 2019 Meeting

 

Did you have any idea you would end this meeting listening to a poem in Sanskrit set to music? Wasn’t it unexpected and beautiful?

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Summary of July 27, 2019 Meeting

 

Our July meeting was one of the best ever. Was I surprised.

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Summary of June 22, 2019 Meeting

Come on, be honest. Do you ever get bored with your own writing? If so, I hope you were at the June meeting of the Diamond Valley Writers’ Guild. (more…)