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Next Meeting: Thursday, 23 APRIL at 6:30 PM

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

16 Apr meeting notes; 23 Apr reading list

April 17, 2015

16 APRIL MEETING NOTES

A full house, with twelve people attending: Burt, Casey, Donna, Jo, JoAnne, Kari, Lance, Maddie (read the opening chapter from Earth Angel), Marianna, Rosie, Shari (read a revised query for Raised to Win) and Steve J. (read four chapters from The Lust Gambit). For the first time in recent memory, eight members brought work to read.

News and Notes

This weekend will be busy with lit-related events:

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers will happen at 7:00 p.m. on 21 April at Kean Coffee. This month’s lineup includes Anita Hughes, Ted Parvin and D.P. Lyle. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

 

23 APRIL READING LIST

JoAnne (4/16)
Stace (4/2)
Jo (4/16)
Rosie (4/16)
Kari (4/16)
Casey (4/16)
Burt (4/16)
Marianna (4/16)
Donna (4/16)
Lance (4/16)
Maddie (4/16)
Shari (4/16)
Steve J. (4/16)
Richard (2/26)
Marsha (2/19)
Glenda (1/22)

Fullerton Public Library’s Local Authors Day, 18 Apr 2015

April 13, 2015

The Fullerton Public Library is sponsoring Local Authors Day at 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, 18 April. This free, annual event gathers a group of published Orange County writers to participate in a panel discussion, Q&A with the audience, and a meet-and-greet with the audience following the programmed activities.

The authors are:

The authors will have books to sign and sell.

Local Authors Day will take place in the Main Library’s Community Room, 353 W. Commonwealth Avenue in Fullerton. See the library website for directions and contact information.

9 Apr meeting notes; 16 Apr reading list

April 10, 2015

9 APRIL MEETING NOTES

A cozy eight people attended: Burt, JoAnne, Kari, Lance (read a chapter from the Fake reboot), Maddie, Marianna, Rosie and Steve J.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers will happen at 7:00 p.m. on 21 April at Kean Coffee. This month’s lineup includes Anita Hughes, Ted Parvin and D.P. Lyle. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

 

16 APRIL READING LIST

Maddie (4/9)
Richard (2/26)
Glenda (1/22)
Marsha (2/19)
Shari (4/2)
JoAnne (4/9)
Stace (4/2)
Steve J. (4/9)
Jo (3/26)
Rosie (4/9)
Kari (4/9)
Casey (3/26)
Burt (4/9)
Marianna (4/9)
Donna (4/2)
Lance (4/9)

SCWA: Anne Cleeland, “The Promise of the Premise,” 18 April 2015

April 10, 2015

The 18 April Southern California Writers Association meeting features mystery and historical-romance writer Anne Cleeland speaking about “The Promise of the Premise: Why We Love Mysteries and How to Write Them.”

Anne is the author of the New Scotland Yard mystery series, which includes Murder in Hindsight and Murder in Retribution, as well as the historical romances Tainted Angel and Daughter of the God-King.

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 (but if you’re a recent PFL member, check this week’s meeting notes for a special offer), and include a buffet lunch. Check the SCWA website for more information.

Lit Up! A Conversation between OC Writers & Readers, 21 Apr 2015

April 5, 2015

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 21 April at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Ave #14, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up).

Three OC writers will present excerpts of their latest works and discuss their work, writing, and whatever else the audience wants to talk about. This month’s lineup:

  • Anita Hughes, reading from her novel French Coast
  • Ted Parvin, reading his short story “Without a Ladder”
  • D.P. Lyle, reading from his current work-in-progress

As always, be sure to sign up on the Facebook event page to ensure your $1 discount on your first drink or food order at Kean. See you there!

2 Apr meeting notes; 9 Apr reading list

April 3, 2015

2 APRIL MEETING NOTES

Nine people attended: Burt, Donna (read a chapter from Running with Dogs…and an English Degree), Lance (read a chapter from the Fake reboot), Maddie, Marianna, Rosie, Shari, Stace and Steve J.

News and Notes

Steve J. received the final draft of his upcoming thriller The Zeus Payload from Brighton Publishing.

PFL alum Melodye has been offered representation by Bob DiForio and Mandy Hubbard of D4EO Literary Agency. This brings her long-simmering memoir Can I Get a Witness? another step closer to publication.

Lance will be one of five authors featured at Fullerton Public Library’s Local Author Day on Saturday, 18 April, 1-5 p.m.

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers will happen at 7:00 p.m. on 21 April at Kean Coffee. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

 

9 APRIL READING LIST

Maddie (4/2)
Richard (2/26)
Glenda (1/22)
Marsha (2/19)
Shari (4/2)
JoAnne (3/19)
Stace (4/2)
Steve J. (4/2)
Jo (3/26)
Rosie (4/2)
Kari (3/26)
Casey (3/26)
Burt (4/2)
Marianna (4/2)
Donna (4/2)
Lance (4/2)

26 Mar meeting notes; 2 Apr reading list

March 29, 2015

26 MARCH MEETING NOTES

Eleven people attended: Burt (read revisions to Dead Listing), Casey, Donna, Jo, Kari, Lance (read a chapter from the Fake reboot), Maddie, Marianna (read a chapter from Tsar Gold), Rosie, Stace and Steve J.

News and Notes

The 24 March LIT UP! was a resounding success, with at least 23 audience members coming to hear authors Christina Adams, Nancy Klann, and PFL’s own Donna Roberts. Congratulations to Maddie for another successful event.

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers will happen at 7:00 p.m. on 21 April at Kean Coffee. Watch the LIT UP! Facebook page for more information.

 

2 APRIL READING LIST

Maddie (3/26)
Richard (2/26)
Glenda (1/22)
Marsha (2/19)
Shari (3/19)
JoAnne (3/19)
Stace (3/26)
Steve J. (3/26)
Jo (3/26)
Rosie (3/26)
Donna (3/26)
Kari (3/26)
Casey (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Lance (3/26)
Marianna (3/26)

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