2020-04-29

04/29/2020 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: - Colin Holmes, David Jones, Steve Manning

 

Meeting opening: - 7:11

 

Visitors: - Daniel Link

 

New Members: - None

 

Book Reviews: - John Bartell – Good Neighbors; The Big Finish

Lauren Danhof, the Big Finish (read it in one night. It was awesome.)

Kendall Furlong – The Big Finish

 

Rejections: - Katie Bernette – short story, Ruminate Magazine

Greg Janson – Ninja Nuns story – Requested use of the Marlboro trademark, it was denied.

 

Submissions: - Alan Crowley, Article to Fast Future Publishing House

John Bartell – Going Down to an agent, plus a short story

Kendall Furlong, Time travel story to Clarksworld

Brian Tracey – Cozy mystery to small press

 

Acceptances: -

  • John Bartell, poem by Orchard Poetry Journal
  • Laura Stark – short story in small anthology

 

Announcements:      

  • Matt Craig – There is a members’ directory on the website. You may want to update your information.
  • Dana Swift – My book is on net galley. It’s like ARCs for Librarians. Book is called Cast in Firelight.
  • Leslie Lutz – Will be having a virtual book launch. Brooke Fossey will interview Leslie
  • Sarah Terentiev – If you have a published book, send me the list. Or send a press kit.
    • What should go into a press kit? There are examples on line. It should include a blurb about yourself, a photo and book cover(s).

 

Time adjourned: 7:44

Total attendance: 39


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