2020-05-20

05/20/2020 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: - Steve Manning, David Jones

 

Meeting opening: - 7:12

 

Visitors: - None

 

New Members: - None

 

Book Reviews: -

  • Sarah Terentiev – Dana’s book
  • Leslie Lutz – Dana’s book
  • B. Sanders – Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz; The Big Finish by Brooke Fossey; 2 books by Russell C. Connors; Iron Broderick by Tom Bont

 

Rejections: -

  • Lauren Danhof – Sarah Younger, Michele Brower and others
  • Colin Holmes – TCU Press

 

Submissions: -

  • Lauren Danhof – to several agents, one of whom requested a full
  • John Bartell – Going Down to an agent

 

Acceptances: -

  • Dana Swift – Received the map for her book’s front matter from the illustrator. Leslie Lutz gave her a blurb. The book will be published in late November.

 

Announcements:      

 

  • Rosemary - There is now a read timer on the DFWWW website for use during the reads.
  • Rosemary - Everyone needs to update their zoom program to version 5.0 by the end of the month.
  • David Mooring – Last Wednesday he became a grandfather.
  • Sarah Terentiev – Please send works that are published, and any classes that you have “in your pocket.”
  • Rosemary – Please don’t log in for the Wednesday night meeting until 6:30. And be sure to get your RSVPs in on time.
  • David Goodner – There is a request for stories to benefit NY restaurants
  • Sarah Terentiev – One of the ways we retain talent to help us grow is with reviews.
  • Carolyn Williamson – Bookbub won’t even sell you an ad if you don’t have reviews.

 

 

Time adjourned: 7:29

Total attendance: 34


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