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Next Meeting: Thursday, 2 JULY at 6:30 PM

at Panera Bread in the District at Tustin Legacy shopping center, Tustin.

25 June meeting notes; 2 July reading list

June 27, 2015

25 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Eleven people attended: Burt (read the first three chapters of Murder on the 101, the sequel to Dead Listing), Casey (read a chapter from The Boy Who Couldn’t Fly), Donna (read two chapters of Running with Hounds…and an English Degree), Glenda, Jo, JoAnne, John M., Lance, Maddie, Mark H. and Shari.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! will be held on 21 July at Kean Coffee in Tustin. Watch for the upcoming event post here, and check the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.
2 JULY READING LIST

Rosie (6/18)
Glenda (6/25)
Shari (6/25)
Jonathan (6/4)
Maddie (6/25)
JoAnne (6/25)
Jo (6/25)
Lance (6/25)
Marianna (6/18)
Steve J. (6/18)
Mark H. (6/25)
John M. (6/25)
Burt (6/25)
Casey (6/25)
Donna (6/25)
Stace (4/30)
Kari (4/23)

18 June meeting notes; 25 June reading list

June 25, 2015

18 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Thirteen people attended: Burt, Casey, Donna, Glenda, JoAnne, John M., Maddie, Marianna (read from Red Snow, Gold Clouds), Mark H. (read from The Twelve Labors of Hercules Doe), Rosie, Shari and Steve J. (read from The Lust Gambit). Marianna’s brother Leo returned to observe but didn’t participate.

News and Notes

The 23 June LIT UP! was once again a success! Check the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.
25 JUNE READING LIST

Rosie (6/18)
Kari (4/23)
Glenda (6/18)
Burt (6/18)
Shari (6/18)
Jonathan (6/4)
Maddie (6/18)
Casey (6/18)
Donna (6/18)
JoAnne (6/18)
Jo (6/11)
Lance (6/11)
Marianna (6/18)
Steve J. (6/18)
Mark H. (6/18)
John M. (6/18)
Stace (4/30)

11 June meeting notes; 18 June reading list

June 12, 2015

11 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Ten people attended: Burt, Casey, Glenda, JoAnne (read a short story, “Thy Will Be Done…or, Some Rendition”), Jo (read a chapter from Moonspell), Lance (read two chapters from the Fake reboot), Marianna, Rosie, and Steve J. Marianna’s brother Leo observed but didn’t participate.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is scheduled for 23 June. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

18 JUNE READING LIST

Rosie (6/11)
Kari (4/23)
Glenda (6/11)
Burt (6/11)
Shari (5/28)
Marianna (6/11)
Steve J. (6/11)
Mark H. (6/4)
Jonathan (6/4)
Maddie (6/4)
Casey (6/11)
Donna (6/4)
JoAnne (6/11)
Jo (6/11)
Lance (6/11)
Stace (4/30)

SCWA: David Forsyth, “How to Succeed as a KDP Select Author,” 20 June 2015

June 7, 2015

The 20 June Southern California Writers Association meeting features SF author David Forsyth speaking about “How to Succeed as a KDP Select Author.”

Mr. Forsyth’s books include Sedulity 1: Impact, which was a #1 bestseller in three genres on Amazon (Sea Adventures/stories, Dystopian, and Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction). He also writes the apocalyptic fiction Sovereign Spirit Saga series (Voyage of the Dead, Flotilla of the Dead, Deluge of the Dead, etc.).

The meeting takes place at the Claim Jumper restaurant on 18050 Brookhurst Street in Fountain Valley. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10:00. Tickets are $25 for members, $30 for non-members, and include a buffet lunch. Check the SCWA website for more information.

4 June meeting notes; 11 June reading list

June 7, 2015

4 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Twelve people attended: Burt, Casey (read a chapter from The Boy Who Couldn’t Fly), Donna (read two chapters from Running with Hounds…and an English Degree), Glenda, JoAnne, Jonathan (special guest appearance before he heads off to NC), Lance, Maddie (read a chapter from Earth Angel), Marianna, Mark H., Rosie, and potential new member John M.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is scheduled for 23 June. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.
11 JUNE READING LIST

JoAnne (6/4)
Stace (4/30)
Rosie (6/4)
Kari (4/23)
Glenda (6/4)
Burt (6/4)
Jo (5/28)
Lance (6/4)
Shari (5/28)
Marianna (6/4)
Steve J. (5/28)
Mark H. (6/4)
Jonathan (6/4)
Maddie (6/4)
Casey (6/4)
Donna (6/4)

28 May meeting notes; 4 June reading list

May 30, 2015

28 MAY MEETING NOTES

Eleven people attended: Burt, Casey, Glenda, Jo, JoAnne, Maddie, Marianna (read a chapter from Red Snow, Gold Clouds), Mark H. (read from The Twelve Labors of Hercules Doe), Rosie, Shari (read reworked first chapters from Raised to Win) and Steve J. (read from The Lust Gambit).

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is scheduled for 23 June. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

 

4 JUNE READING LIST

JoAnne (5/28)
Stace (4/30)
Rosie (5/28)
Kari (4/23)
Maddie (5/28)
Glenda (5/28)
Burt (5/28)
Jo (5/28)
Casey (5/28)
Donna (5/14)
Lance (5/21)
Shari (5/28)
Marianna (5/28)
Steve J. (5/28)
Mark H. (5/28)

21 May meeting notes; 28 May reading list

May 22, 2015

21 MAY MEETING NOTES

Eleven people attended: Burt, Casey, Glenda, JoAnne, Lance (read a chapter from the Fake reboot), Maddie, Marianna (read a chapter from Red Snow, Gold Clouds, which used to have various other titles), Mark H., Rosie, Shari and Steve J. (read four chapters from The Lust Gambit).

News and Notes

The 19 May first anniversary LIT UP! was a great success, with 26 people turning out to watch bestselling true-crime author Caitlin Rother and PFL’s own Lance Charnes read from their works. Our able MC Maddie not only kept the show rolling, but also provided treats for the audience and led a raffle for free copies of books by LIT UP alums. The next LIT UP! is scheduled for 23 June. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

Steve J’s thriller The Zeus Payload released on Wednesday and is available on Amazon and B&N. Congratulations! See the PFL post for more details.

 

28 MAY READING LIST

JoAnne (5/21)
Stace (4/30)
Rosie (5/21)
Kari (4/23)
Maddie (5/21)
Glenda (5/21)
Burt (5/21)
Shari (5/21)
Jo (5/14)
Casey (5/21)
Donna (5/14)
Marianna (5/21)
Steve J. (5/21)
Lance (5/21)
Mark H. (5/21)

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