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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 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 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…)