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What to Expect at Our June Meeting

Here’s what to expect at our June  meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 12th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)
  • The prompt for June is called “Margarita Moments.” Participants will bring in any piece of writing–two pages or less–that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • We’ll be sharing our writing and giving one another constructive feedback.

We’re open to new members! If you or someone you know is looking for a writing critique group, please join us at our next meeting.

Have questions for us? Feel free to send an email to:

pentopaperstchas (at) gmail (dot) com

What to Expect at Our May Meeting

Here’s what to expect at our May meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)Professional
  • The prompt for May is a flash fiction prompt called “Candy Apple Red.” Participants will bring in any piece of flash fiction–100 words or less–that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • We’ll be sharing our writing and giving one another constructive feedback.

We’re open to new members! If you or someone you know is looking for a writing critique group, please join us at our next meeting.

Have questions for us? Feel free to send an email to:

pentopaperstchas (at) gmail (dot) com

What to Expect at Our April Meeting

Here’s what to expect at our April meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Professional Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)
  • Our writing tip will be brought in by Diane.
  • Our word of the month will be brought in by Matt S.
  • The prompt for April is “Sounds of Silence” Participants will bring in any piece of writing, maximum of two pages in length, that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • Heather will bring the prompt for May.
  • Heather will share her writing with the group and receive feedback.

We’re open to new members! If you or someone you know is looking for a writing critique group, please join us at our next meeting.

Have questions for us? Feel free to send an email to:

pentopaperstchas (at) gmail (dot) com

 

What to Expect at Our March Meeting + February Recap

Here’s a brief recap of our February meeting:

  • Our word of the month (brought in by Amanda)  is Bumfuzzle which  Merriam-Webster defines as: to confuse; perplex; fluster.
  • February’s writing tip by Sherry M. helped us determine the difference between a simile and a metaphor.
  • Member Diane shared her writing and received feedback from the group.
  • Last, but not least, we learned that our group president and founder Cindy Moore is moving back to her native Utah this month. We’re happy that she and her husband have the opportunity to start this new chapter, but we’re very sad to see her go!
  • Also, Amanda announced that she may be relocating at some point in 2014.

With Cindy’s immediate exit and Amanda’s hopes for relocation later this year there will be a few roles to fill within the group at some point in 2014. We’ll try to make time for discussing this at the March meeting.

Here’s what to expect at our March meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 13th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Professional Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)
  • Our writing tip will be brought in by Matt U.
  • Our word of the month will be brought in by Matt S.
  • The prompt for March is “If Only I’d Had My Lucky…” Participants will bring in any piece of writing, maximum of two pages in length, that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • Diane will bring the prompt for April.
  • Matt U. will share his writing with the group and receive feedback.

 

What to Expect at Our February Meeting

Since our group didn’t get together for our January meeting, we’ll be doing everything we were supposed to do at last month’s meeting this month.

Here’s what to expect at our February meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 13th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Professional Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)
  • Our writing tip will be brought in by Sherry C. and Sherry M.
  • Our word of the month will be brought in by Heather.
  • The prompt for February is “An Expected Surprise.” Participants will bring in any piece of writing, maximum of two pages in length, that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • Amanda will bring the prompt for March.
  • Heather will share her writing with the group and receive feedback.

Our group has grown quickly! At this time, Pen to Paper is closed to any new members or attendees. Non-members wishing to attend one of our meetings should email pentopaperstchas@gmail.com to be added to a waiting list.

January Meeting Cancelled

The January meeting for Pen to Paper, scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. at Spencer Road Library is cancelled due to possible road conditions later this evening.

We will meet next month on Thursday, February 13th.

Please watch for a post closer to next month’s meeting as to what to expect at our February meeting.

Recap of Our December Meeting

Here’s a brief recap of our December meeting:

  • Our word of the month (brought in by Cindy)  is Snollygoster, which  is such a unique word that Merriam-Webster didn’t have a definition for it in their online dictionary. The definition of the word is: One, especially a politician, who is guided by personal advantage rather than by consistent, respectable principles.
  • December’s writing tip by Diane: The tip is from Kurt Vonnegut, and it is “start as close to the end as possible.”
  • Member Diane shared her writing and received feedback from the group.

Here’s what to expect at our January meeting:

  • We’ll meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 9th at Spencer Road Library Branch in Houck Professional Room 212 (for directions to the library, click here)
  • Our writing tip will be brought in by Sherry C. and Sherry M.
  • Our word of the month will be brought in by Heather.
  • The prompt for January is “An Expected Surprise.” Participants will bring in any piece of writing, maximum of two pages in length, that they feel conveys the prompt.
  • Amanda will bring the prompt for February.
  • Heather will share her writing with the group and receive feedback.

Our group has grown quickly! At this time, Pen to Paper is closed to any new members or attendees. Non-members wishing to attend one of our meetings should email pentopaperstchas@gmail.com to be added to a waiting list.

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