15 May Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes

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

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Meeting Notes:

Saturday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Six people attended: Anne S., Dianne L., Karen W., Lisa W. (read chapters 9, 10 & 11 of ROUNDABOUT), Rose C. (read the end of chapter 6 and chapter 7 of PUPPY LOVE AND PERIL) and Sherry C.

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Dianne L.
  • Anne S.
  • Karen W.
  • Sherry C.
  • Shari H.
  • Lisa W.
  • Rose C.
  • Martina D.
  • 05/15 — Wednesday, 06/02
  • 05/15 — Saturday, 06/19
  • 05/15 — Wednesday, 06/02
  • 05/15 — Saturday, 06/19
  • 05/15
  • 05/15
  • 05/15
  • 05/05

News and Notes:

Welcome Martina Dalton! We look forward to getting to know you and your writing better. Thanks for joining us.

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

Sherry C. is in the query trenches with her cozy mystery TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME. (Pen Name: Abigail Leigh Reed). And she received another request for her Full Manuscript and a query referred from one agent to another.

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:

  • Sisters in Crime Orange County, Sunday, May 23, Karen will be on an authors’ panel discussing traditional versus indie publishing. Readers forum at 3:00 p.m. and panel discussion at 4:00 p.m. Find the meeting zoom link on the SinC OC website.
  • 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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