Meeting Minutes 2020

01-08-2020

01/08/2020 Business Meeting Minutes

 

President: Rosemary Clement-Moore

Vice President of Membership: Matt Craig

Vice President of Events and Programs:  Sally Hamilton

Treasurer: David Jones

Secretary: Helen Dent           

Vice President of Community Outreach: Sarah Terentiev

Vice President of Digital Media: Colin Holmes

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

 

Officer(s) absent: none

Members attending: Rosemary Clement-Moore, Matt Craig, Sally Hamilton, David Jones, Sarah Terentiev, Colin Holmes, Steve Manning

 

Time Meeting called to Order:  7:03 pm

 

Business:

 

  • Membership (Matt):   
    • We have 208 members

 

  • Financial Report (David):
    • Workshop = $94,483.66
    • Conference = $21,871.39
    • Savings = $10,190

 

 

  • Elections – Rosemary Clement-Moore running for President

                              Sally Hamilton running for VP of Events/Programming

                              Carolyn Williamson and LeAnn Robinson running for Secretary

                                   

                              Election Results: Rosemary Clement-Moore elected President, Sally   

                              Hamilton elected VP of Events/Programming, LeAnn Robinson

                               elected Secretary

 

Meeting adjourned:  7:25 p.m.

 

Dates of next Board meetings:        

February 5, 2020

March 4, 2020

April 1, 2020

 

 

 

01/08/20 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: Helen Dent           

Vice President of Community Outreach: Sarah Terentiev

Vice President of Digital Media: Colin Holmes

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

 

Officer(s) absent: none

 

General Meeting Opening: 7:10

 

Visitors: - 4

 

New Members: - 1

 

Book Reviews:

Brooke Fossey reviewed Leslie Lutz’s “Fractured Tide”; Sarah Terentiev reviewed Marshall Maresca’s book; Carolyn Rae reviewed “Prince”; Mike Gelhausen reviewed LeAnn Robinson’s “No Plan Survives”

 

Rejections:

John Bartell rejected by an agent for “Going Down”

 

Submissions:

Lauren Denson Danhof submitted to several agents

Mark Dye nudged an agent and received a positive response

Jason Vuic has a book halfway through the review process at a university press

LeAnn Robinson – sequel to “No Plan Survives” now available on Amazon

 

Acceptances: 

B.J. Sloan – agent to whom she submitted is moving agencies, still interested in manuscript 

 

Announcements:      

  • Steve Manning – DFW Writers conference is June 13-14 – Delilah S. Dawson will be keynote speaker. She writes science fiction, horror, some Star Wars. Register for the conference now at DFWCon.org! Members get $100 discount for total price of $279. Enter promo code Workshop20 for this discount.
  • Sarah Terentiev – Silk and Steel has a call for submissions for an anthology. Deadline for submissions Feb 22.
  • Brooke Fossey – Residency available for DFW artist at Art House Dallas. This residency is for artists exploring Christian themes.

 

 

Time adjourned: 7:28

Total attendance: 50

01-01-2020

01/01/2020 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: Helen Dent           

Vice President of Community Outreach: Sarah Terentiev

Vice President of Digital Media: Colin Holmes

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

 

Officer(s) absent: none

 

Meeting opening: 7:00     

 

Visitors: - 1

 

New Members:   - 0

 

Book Reviews: -   0

 

Rejections:  

 

Sally Hamilton – received several rejections, one personalized with helpful advice;

John Bartell – received rejection for query of “Going Down”

 

Submissions:  0

 

Acceptances: 

 

Colin Holmes – received a revise and resubmit from publisher for “Thunder Road,” resubmitted and discussed possibility of expanding the manuscript into 5-book series

 

 

Announcements:      

 

  • Elections next week, January 8th. We have candidates for all the open positions: President, VP Outreach, Secretary

 

Time adjourned: 7:07

Total attendance: 26


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