02 September Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes

02 September 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. Five people attended: Dianne L. (read chapters 12-15 of MURDER GOES ON VACATION), Karen W., Sharon N., Shari H., and Sherry C. (read chapter 5 of TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME). Plus, a pop-in introduction by a potential new member, Rose Cummings.

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Tonya A.
  • Julie B.
  • Anne S.
  • Karen W.
  • Sharon N.
  • Lisa W.
  • Shari H.
  • Dianne L..
  • Sherry C.
  • 6/03
  • 7/18
  • 8/15
  • 9/02 — September 19
  • 9/02 — September 19
  • 8/15
  • 9/02
  • 9/02
  • 9/02

News and Notes:

Potential New Member: Rose Cummings, author of a cozy mystery series featuring a photographer as an amateur sleuth. Rose has an MFA and teaches screenwriting at Boston University. She’s a mystery buff who has done screenwriting, screenplays and made short films.

Karen’s Pub Shop presentation for SCWA was a success. Find her marketing Launch Plan for Indie Authors and Budget Resources on her website.

The Cozy CRIT-ters are still staying home and staying safe. Critiquing and camaraderie continue via Zoom virtual meetings. 🙂

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., via Zoom.
  • SCWA Happy Hour: every Friday at 4:30 p.m., via Zoom. Visit the SCWA website for more information.
  • FREE Online Workshops: 1-hour with Jane K. Cleland, 10:00 a.m. PT. September 12 – “Crafting Evocative Prose, Part Two: The Metaphor Machine.” Sign up in advance here.

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