26 August Chick Crits Meeting Notes


26 August 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 the first two chapters of her mystery/psychological suspense, ROUNDABOUT. Michaele read the first two chapters of her upmarket literary fiction, 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.

The new Revisions folder is located in the Chick Crits Google Drive.

Reading Schedule

  • Leslie P.
  • Sherry C.
  • Karen W.
  • Nancy K.
  • Lisa W.
  • Michaele B.
  • September 02
  • September 02
  • September 09
  • September 09
  • September 16
  • September 16

News and Notes:

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.
  • LIT UP! Orange County at the Muzeo—August 30 from 1:00–2:30 p.m., via Zoom. The Muzeo Virtual Open Book Author Series, moderated by Maddie Margarita, will feature Ed Aymar (mystery and thriller), S.A. Cosby (mystery), and Peppur Chambers (playwright). Pre-registration required.

Author’s Bio

Abi is the author of a 2019 Writers Digest award-winning cozy mystery short story (THE SOZZLED FLAPPER), the co-founder of two critique groups, a Southern California Writers Association member, and an executive board member of the local Sisters in Crime chapter. An avid mystery lover, she lives in Huntington Beach (Surf City, USA) with her family and three purrfectly spoiled cats. For more information please check out her About Me page.

Author’s Bio

Author’s Bio

Abigail Leigh Reed

Abi is the author of a 2019 Writers Digest award-winning cozy mystery short story (THE SOZZLED FLAPPER), the co-founder of two critique groups, a Southern California Writers Association member, and an executive board member of the local Sisters in Crime chapter. An avid mystery lover, she lives in Huntington Beach (Surf City, USA) with her family and three purrfectly spoiled cats. For more information please check out her About Me page.
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