18 September Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes

18 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:

Saturday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Seven people attended: Anne S., Dianne L. (read chapters 18 and 23 of FOREVER AFTER ), Karen W., Lisa W. (read chapter 12 of ROUNDABOUT), Rose C., Shari H., and Sherry C.

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Sherry C.
  • Rose C.
  • Martina D.
  • Anne S
  • Karen W.
  • Shari H.
  • Dianne L.
  • Lisa W.
  • 09/18 – Wednesday, October 06
  • 09/18 – Saturday, October 16
  • 09/01 – Saturday, October 16
  • 09/18
  • 09/18 – Wednesday, October 06
  • 09/18
  • 09/18
  • 09/18

News and Notes:

Shari Hearn is being interviewed by the NaNoWriMo team—FROM NANO TO NOVEL. We’ll post a link as soon as it is available. WooHoo, Shari!

Rose’s second book in the Bizzy Devlin Mystery series, THE MYSTERY OF THE BROKEN SEA GLASS, launches on October 15. Congrats!

Karen, Martina, and Shari’s short stories are turned in for the final round for the 20 Books Cozy Mystery Anthology. Good luck, ladies.

Sherry C. submitted two short stories (BAGPIPES, HAGGIS, AND BURNS, and THE SOZZLED FLAPPER) for the Malice Domestic 17 Anthology.

Sherry C. is in the query trenches with her cozy mystery TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME. (Pen Name: Abigail Leigh Reed).

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. 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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