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General Meeting Program August 8th 2017

Round Tables Critique Sessions 5:15 pm

Terry Sanville and Mark Arnold will be here to critique your work

Please keep your submission to two pages, typed, 12-point font, double spaced. This is a great—and safe—way to see what the critiquing process is all about, get valuable feedback from two fantastic writers, and practice reading your work to a small audience.

Rosie Makinney will moderate a second Round Table. The Session will be held in the conference room to the left of the  meeting room. 

Please don't forget to sign in first. 5:15 pm

In this group participants will critique each other's work in a safe and supportive environment. 

This is an opportunity to get feedback on your work in progress and practice your constructive critiquing skills. It is also a great way to get to know other writers in our group. You do not have to bring along work to participate.  Please keep submissions to double spaced, 12 font, two pages. 

A timer will be used to give everyone equal time. 


Susan Tuttle's Workshop 5:15 pm

Susan's Topic this month will the the ever important:

Please note that there will be a charge of $5:00 for all non members who attend a critic group or round table. Payment will be accepted at the entrance to the meeting.

Our Speakers this evening will be Marilyn Meredith  and Teri Bayus

Marilyn will speak to us about "How to Write a Mystery."
Teri Bayus will join us to talk to us about the Central Coast Writers Conference 2017.  
Teri will answer any questions you may have.
Be here, it's going to be a great evening.
Teri will raffel one free registration ticket for the Central Coast Writer's Conference 2917.

Marilyn Meredith.

Marilyn Meredith is the author of many published novels, including the award winning Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery series, the latest Seldom Traveled from Mundania Press. Writing as F. M. Meredith, her latest Rocky Bluff P.D. crime novel is A Crushing Death , from Oak Tree Press. She taught writing for Writers Digest Schools for 10 years, and was an instructor at the prestigious Maui Writers Retreat, and has taught at many writers’ conferences. Marilyn is a member of three chapters of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and serves on the board of the Public Safety Writers of America. She lives in the foothills of the Sierra. Visit her at and her blog at
Marilyn Meredith aka F.M. Meredith
Latest books:
Seldom Traveled, a Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery
A Crushing Death 
Visit me at

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Janice Konstantinidis

Programs Director SLONW

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