01 December Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes

01 December Meeting Notes and News for Cozy CRIT-ters—a critique group for cozy mystery authors. #CozyCRITters #cozymystery #CozyMysteryCritiqueGroup

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Meeting Notes:

Wednesday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Four people attended: Dianne L., Karen W., Shari H. (read a New Opening for CLIFFHANGER), and Sherry C (read a New Opening for TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME).

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Rose C.
  • Martina D.
  • Dianne L.
  • Karen W.
  • Anne S.
  • Lisa W.
  • Shari H.
  • Sherry C.
  • 11/20 — Saturday, January 15, 2022
  • 11/20 — Saturday, January 15, 2022
  • 12/01 — Wednesday, January 05, 2022
  • 12/01 — Wednesday, January 05, 2022
  • 11/20
  • 11/20
  • 12/01
  • 12/01

News and Notes:

NO MEETING on Saturday, December 18, 2021. We wish everyone a spectacular holiday season! Meetings will resume on Wednesday, January 05, 2022. See you then.

Karen W. submitted her Haunted Tearoom series short story, THE CASE OF THE RELUCTANT BOOKSELLER, to Ellery Queen Magazine. Good luck, Karen!

Anne, Karen, Martina, and Rose all had a fantastic time at the 20Booksto50k Conference in Las Vegas. If you missed it, you can find the speaker programs on the YouTube Channel, 20Booksto50k Vegas 2021.

Sherry C. is in the query trenches with her cozy mystery TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME. (Pen Name: Abigail Leigh Reed).

Author readings are scheduled at the Saturday meetings.

Official Saturday topic discussions have been put on hold until we can meet again in person, but that doesn’t prohibit the spur-of-the-moment discussions.

Events Announcements:

  • Cozy CRIT-ters Writing Sprints: every Friday at 5:00 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Contact Sherry or Karen for a Zoom link.
  • Plotting Parties! Join in the fun and brainstorming sessions on the 2nd Tuesdays of each month at 4:00 p.m. PT. Contact Karen W. for the Zoom link.
  • SCWA Happy Hour: every Friday at 4:30 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Visit the SCWA website for more information.

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