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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…)

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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 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…)

Summary of August 26, 2017 Meeting

Our August meeting was a huge success! Thanks to all of our poets who read their work, or the work of others, at our second annual Appreciation of Poetry event. (more…)

Summary of July 22, 2017 Meeting

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHi everybody. I’m writing this from a hotel room in Bend, Oregon. Looking forward to tubing the Deschutes River around lunchtime, but right now I have a few hours to put this summary blog together.

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Summary of June 24, 2017 Meeting

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Another great meeting, thanks to a fine speaker and an enthusiastic audience. More than fifty people came to hear Jeri Westerson talk about how to do historical research. She also demonstrated several medieval weapons!   (more…)