16 September Chick Crits Meeting Notes


16 September 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: Lisa read chapters 2 and 3 of her mystery/psychological suspense, ROUNDABOUT, plus a flash fiction story: A COLD ONE. Michaele read pages 13–19 of her upmarket literary novel, NOBODY’S DAUGHTER. Six members: Karen W., Leslie P., Lisa W., Michaele B., Nancy K., and Sherry C. Meetings are held every Wednesday via Zoom starting at 6:30 p.m.

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

Reading Schedule

  • Leslie P.
  • Sherry C.
  • Karen W.
  • Nancy K.
  • Lisa W.
  • Michaele B.
  • September 23
  • September 23
  • September 30
  • September 30
  • October 07
  • October 07

News and Notes:

Pitch Wars! A mentorship with published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns. Mentors will read your entire manuscript and offer suggestions on how to make your novel shine for the Agent Showcase. Yes, if you are accepted as a mentee, agents will see your work. The Mentee Submission Window opens September 27, 2020, and closes October 1, 2020. For more information: Pitch Wars

Karen Sue Walker released a new novella in her Bridal Shop Mystery series, CHRISTMAS COOKIE CAPER.

Nancy Klann is spearheading the Southern California Writers Association’s new Anthology with a Gastronomy Twist—flash fiction short stories, poems, quips (250 words or less), and an added recipe. Visit the Call for Submission on the SCWA website for details. Deadline for entry: September 30, 2020.

Want to See what Flash Fiction is all about? Karen suggestions 250words.org.

Events Announcements:

  • SCWA Happy Hour: every Friday at 4:30 p.m., via Zoom. Visit the SCWA website for more information.
  • Chick Crits is welcome to join Cozy CRIT-ters in Writing Sprints: every Friday at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom. Please contact Sherry or Karen for details.

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