Friday, April 13, 2018

Meeting Minutes for March 15, 2018

The group came to order at 6 p.m. We discussed ground rules for moving forward with all future meetings. The most important being: No one member should monopolize a meeting by reading or discussing their work for an extended period of time.  Written piece should be kept between 1-2 thousand words, discussion approximately 10 minutes. Constructive criticism should be offered only at the author's request. 

Upcoming Events. Please click the link for more information.
Author's Panel, April 7 from 10:30-12. Swanton Writer's Group Author Panel
League of Vermont Writers, April 28 : Road to Publication

Upcoming Local, State, National contests.

Edwin M Church writing award. Local contest funded for at least three years: 2018, 2019, 2020. There will be two categories: High School Seniors, Adults. Youth submissions must be between 1-2 thousand words in length. Adult submissions must be between 2-3 thousand words. The contests are open to all genres. Any piece submitted must contain a reference to trains. Cash prize of $500.00 More information as it becomes available.

Writing Resources
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