05 August Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes


05 August 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 Ch 9-11 of Murder Goes on Vacation), Karen W. (read the 3rd installment of Black Daiquiri), Sharon N., Sherry C., and potential new member Shari Hearn.

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Tonya A.
  • Sharon N.
  • Julie B.
  • Lisa W.
  • Dianne L.
  • Anne S.
  • Sherry C.
  • Karen W.
  • 6/03
  • 8/05 — Saturday, August 15
  • 7/18
  • 7/18 — Saturday, August 15
  • 8/05
  • 7/18
  • 8/05
  • 8/05

News and Notes:

Potential New Member: Shari Hearn, author of paranormal cozy mysteries and Miss Fortune world fan fiction. Former TV sitcom writer.

Karen Sue Walker presents Creating a Killer Marketing Plan for the SCWA Pub Shop on Tuesday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m., via Zoom. Click Here to Signup!

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. August 15 – “Crafting Evocative Prose, Part One: Tools of the Trade.” September 12 – “Crafting Evocative Prose, Part Two: The Metaphor Machine.” Sign up in advance here.

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