12 May Chick Crits Meeting Note

12 May Meeting Notes and News for Chick Crits—a women’s fiction critique workshop. #ChickCrits #WomensFiction #WomensFictionCritiqueGroup

Chick Crits - A Women's Fiction Critique Group

Meeting Notes:

In the Critique Coop: Leslie read memoir book 1 chapter 9 rewrite of her upmarket literary fiction, HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS. Sherry read Part One sub 2 of her fantasy THE GATEKEEPERS’ CHARGE. Seven members: Jill V., Karen, W., Leslie P., Lisa W., Michaele B., Nancy K., and Sherry C. Meetings are held every Wednesday via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. PT. *Michaele and Nancy not in attendance.

Be sure to check-out and utilize the Revisions folder located in the Chick Crits Google Drive.

Reading Schedule

  • Karen W.
  • Jill V.
  • Lisa W.
  • Sherry C.
  • Leslie P.
  • Karen W.
  • May 19
  • May 19
  • May 26
  • May 26
  • June 02
  • June 02

News and Notes:

Michaele is taking a short family leave from the meetings, but will continue to provide written critiques.

Congratulations, Karen! TEA IS FOR TROUBLE, the first book in the Haunted Tearoom Mysteries, launched on May 6th. Get your copy today!

Sherry C. and her cozy mystery, TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME, remain in the query trenches. She has two submissions out to literary agents—one full request, one partial request—and had a query referred from one agent to another.

Nancy is out of the reading rotation as she’s on a hiatus to take Mark Sevi’s Scriptwriting Class.

Events Announcements:

  • SCWA Happy Hour: every Friday at 4:30 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Visit the SCWA website for more information.
  • Writing Sprints with Cozy CRIT-ters: every Friday at 5:00 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Please contact Sherry for details.

Chicks on the Web

Check out the Chicks at their websites: Karen W. and Sherry C.

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