2020-03-11

03/11/2020 GENERAL MEETING MINUTES

 

President: Rosemary Clement-Moore

Vice President of Membership: Matt Craig

Vice President of Events and Programs:  Sally Hamilton

Treasurer: David Jones

Secretary: LeAnn Robinson           

Vice President of Community Outreach: Sarah Terentiev

Vice President of Digital Media: Colin Holmes

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

 

Officer(s) absent: Sarah Terentiev, Steve manning

 

Meeting opening: 7:02 p.m.

 

Visitors: - Our satellite chapter in Waco has come up.

Dawn Matelle, writes science and health. Just moved here

Kathy Stevens, found out from TCC art department

LeBeau, self-help, emotional content, screen writing

Waco chapter

Gary Lee Webb, science fiction

Linda Richard, President, poetry

Benna Vaughn

McHugh, been wiring since 10 yo. Poetry and science fiction

Casey Glover, urban fantasy podcast, been writing before I could write

Elaina Mobile, fantasy, been writing a long time

Scott Hamilton, technical writer trying to learn novels, experiences in Viet Nam

 

New Members: - Allison, middle grade book, first read today

 

Book Reviews: - none

 

Rejections: - none

 

Submissions: - Roseanne Gordon – flash fiction contest, Stella short story and New Millenium short story contests

 

 

Acceptances: - Roseanne Gordon - Creative non-fiction, made it through the first round of judging, and moving on to the finals.

 

Announcements:      

 

  • Meridith is here from college due to an extended spring break
  • LeAnn has books you can read to review
  • Brooke Fossey – my book comes out in less than a month, here are invitations for my book launch party. Please RSVP, and if you say you will come, please do. 10 April, in Richardson. There will also be one at the flagship Half-price Books in Dallas.
  • Dana Swift – my book is available for pre-order everywhere books are sold. Cast in Firelight.
  • Eric Dixon – To the Waco people: If you have Android phones and you like my timer, you can download it to your phone.
  • Alan Crowley – friend who is doing book trailers – “I’ve been writing since the second grade. Books take on a life of its own. But at the end of the day, it’s about marketing. End-to-end marketing. If you have books that you want to promote, we have a marketing mix for you.”
  • FYI: Rosemary: if you are wondering if we are meeting due to snow/dinosaurs/etc. I always go by what the Euless school district is doing.

 

Time adjourned: 7:27

Total attendance: 43

 

Brian Bruderer


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