Last night was a great night. I really did learn a few things.
Here are the highlights:
We had one guest. Luisjavier “Wuicho.”
Tina brought in brochures for us to take with us and pass out. We will.
Judy Logan is updating the Member’s List. Please email her all your information, name, phone, email, genre, etc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda will answer any inquiries regarding the raffles and soliciting donations for the conference.
Gregory asks that if you have any books you want displayed at any events the group attends to please bring one in. This is to have a set in a box to have handy for display.
Our new book club, which will meet the 2nd Wed. of the month at Skinny Dugan’s 6:30pm beginning on MARCH 12th. We’ll be reading and discussing books on the craft of writing. The first monthly selection is On Writing Well by Zissner.
Thank you Tina
The group presented Tina a thank you card for hosting the Christmas Party at her house.
Gregory announced that behind our meeting sheet there is a list of informative links that may be helpful to us in the group.
This year we have open enrollment for the following positions: VP, Librarian, Fundraiser.
Angelina has been nominated for VP.
Amanda has been nominated for Librarian.
We still have until April 7, 2014 to vote. You need to have been a member for at least 6 months to enroll.
Paul will be interviewed on February 4th at the Onyx Theater at 8 pm. Let’s show our support that evening.
Open Position: Buyer
Lauren Tallman’s workplace has an open position for a Buyer. If you like more information please contact her directly.
James Kelly on the radio discussed her book “Shelter Me” at length and got very good feedback.
Assistant Regional Advisor
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators – http://www.scbwi.org/
The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature.
Cynthia introduced herself as the Assistant Regional Advisor for Nevada. Her goal is to gather all writers in Las Vegas and unite as one voice to be heard by the world. Vegas is a great place and we do need a voice as writers.
What they offer is help with authors of children’s books (even if its not children’s books, they can refer you to someone who can help you),
Visit the site for more information. Its easy to join. Only $80 a year. A great place for resources for writers.
Boulder City Writer’s Group
Next Thursday, January 30th, is the first meeting of the Boulder City Writers Group. We’ll meet each Thursday at 7:00 pm in the community room at the Boulder City Library (701 Adams Blvd, Boulder City).