Thirteen-year-old Leni Allbright never gets the chance to belong. Her family moves from place to place at the whim of her father, Ernt. Her mother, Cora, is a woman determined to heal her husband, who is a recently-returned Vietnam veteran emotionally scarred by the war. At the loss of yet another job, Ernt uproots his family again and heads to the wild frontier of Alaska.
Saturday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Eight people attended: Anne S., Dianne L., Karen W., Lisa W., Rose C. (read Chapters 1–2 of PUPPY LOVE AND PERIL), Sharon N., Shari H., and Sherry C (read ch 7 sc 2–ch 8 sc 1 of TIME'S UP FOR FATHER TIME).
In the Critique Coop: Sherry read chapters 6–7 S1–S2 partial of her cozy mystery TIME'S UP FOR FATHER TIME. Nancy read chapters 13–14 of her literary fiction, LIBERTY'S DIARY. Potential new member, Jill V. attended the first of two prerequisite meetings.
Wednesday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Six people attended: Dianne L. (read chapter 15 end–chapter 18 of MURDER GOES ON VACATION), Karen W. (read installment 5 of BLACK DAIQUIRI), Rose C., Sharon N., Shari H., and Sherry C.
Chick Crits is a fiction critique group supporting authors writing women’s fiction in any of the following genres: chick lit, historical, humor, literary, mystery, romance, suspense, thriller, and upmarket. The group is project-oriented for authors who are writing a novel intended for traditional publication.