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October 13 - Halloween / Fall Celebration Meeting
September Critique meeting - Submissions by Bob L. and Don S.
Bob L submitted a standalone short story about post-divorce life, and Don S. submitted another chapter of his YA superhero novel. Grant Y., Dave V., Bob L., Don S., Melissa G., Kevin P., Jeff P., Jim L., John S., Rob L., anad Judy G. attended and critiqued.
August Critique Meeting - Submissions by Rob L and Jeff P.
Rob L submitted the first chapter of his supernatural/mythological thriller, and Jeff P submitted more of his fantasy work. Cathy G., Dave V., Betsy C., Bob L., Rob L., Jeff P., Judy G., Tesa W., Jim L, and John S. attended and critiqued.
July Critique Meeting - Submissions by Betsy C. and Dawn M.
Betsy submitted the next chapter of her memoir and Dawn submitted a section of her new psycological thriller. Dave V., Bob L., Rob L., John S., Jeff P., Jim L., Cathy G., Dawn M. attended and critiqued.
June Critique Meeting - Submissions by Dave V. and John S.
Dave V. submitted several chapters of his time traveling romance and John S. submitted more of his fantasy/superpower novel. Dave V, John S, Betsy C, Don S, Jim L, Jeff P, Dawn M, Rob L, Bob L, Don S, Judy G, Ron M, and Cathy G attended and critqued.
May Critique Meeting - Submissions by Melissa G. and Bob L.
Melissa G. submitted her short story, Involuntary, and Bob L. submitted his short story, Blue Moon Inn. Dave V., Cathy G., Melissa G., Bob L., Tesa W., Don S., Jim L., Rob L., Dawn M., Betsy C., John S., Ron M., and Jeff P. attended and critiqued.
April Critique Meeting - Submissions by Cathy G. and Ron M.
Cathy G. submitted Chapter 9 of her sci-fi novel, Elysium, and Rom M. sumitted the first chapters of his novel, A Ghost Returns. Dave V, Cathy G, Betsy C, Ron M, Melissa G, Dawn M, Jeff P, Jim L, Bob L, John S, and Rob L attended and critiqued.
March Critique Meeting - Submissions by Betsy C. and Jim L.
Betsy submitted chapter 3 of her memoir, Travis and Quinn, and Jim submitted Chapters 1-3 of his novel, The Plot to Kill FDR. Cathy G, Rob L, Jim L, Melissa G, Jeff P, Betsy C, John S, and Jim P attended and critiqued.
January Critique Meeting - Submissions by John S. and Diane D.
Diane submitted the first two chapters of her fantasy utopian novel, and John submitted the beggining of his fantasy superhero work. Dave V, Jim L, Bob L, Judy G, Diane D, John S, Ron M, Jeff P, Betsy C, and Cathy G attended and critiqued; New member Tesa W attended for the first time.
December Critique Meeting - Submissions by Ron M. and Jeff P.
Ron submitted the final chapter of his ghost/thriller novel, and Jeff submitted a mid-chapter of his new fantasy work. John S, Betsy C, DIane D, Jim L, Jeff P, Ron M, Cathy G, and Dave V attended and critiqued.
September Critique Meeting - Submissions by Bob L and Jim L
Bob L submitted a new short story, and Jim L submitted the first two chapters of his novel in progress. Jim L, Barry W, Melissa G, Bob L, Ron M, David V, Lyn P, Jon S, Jeff P, Cathy G, and Betsy C all attended and critiqued. Anahid H, Judy G, and Sue C attended as well.
August Critique Meeting - Submissions by David V. and Alina K.
Dave submitted chapters 9 - 11 from his time travel novel and Alina submitted the first draft of her short story. Dave V, Alina K, Don S, Jim L, Jeff P, Robert L, Ron M, John C, Anahid H, Betsy C, and Cathy G attended and critiqued.
July Critique Meeting - Submissions by Ron M. and Cathy G.
Cathy submitted Chapter 7 from her novel, Elysium and Ron submitted Chapter 8 from his novel, The Midnight Gravedigger.