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Next Meeting: Thursday, 18 OCTOBER 2018 at 6:30 PM

at Panera Bread, 13205 Jamboree Road (at Irvine Blvd), Tustin

11 Oct meeting notes; 18 Oct reading list

October 11, 2018

11 OCTOBER MEETING NOTES

Ten people attended: Burt, Casey (read two chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Donna (read a short story, “Those Moments”), Glenda, Joanne (read what might be a short story, “The Peril of Continuous Plagues”), Lance (read two chapters from Hot Pots), Leighanne, PJ, Rosie, and Steve J.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 October at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

18 OCTOBER READING LIST

Jo (10/4)
Glenda (10/11)
Maddie (10/4)
Leighanne (10/11)
Burt (10/11)
Shari (10/4)
Rosie (10/11)
Joanne (10/11)
Casey (10/11)
Donna (10/11)
Lance (10/11)
Steve J. (10/11)
PJ (10/11)

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Upcoming Author Events, Book Carnival, Orange, Oct 2018

October 4, 2018

Book CarnivalBook Carnival window, an independent Orange County bookstore dedicated to mysteries and thrillers, will host the following author readings/signings through the end of October:

  • Saturday, October 6, 2 p.m.: Gordon McAlpine, Holmes Entangled
  • Sunday, October 7, 3 p.m.: Don Westenhaver, Missing Star; Michael Mallory, Dead and in Person
  • Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m.: Anne Cleeland, Murder in Spite
  • Sunday, October 14, 3 p.m.: A. E. Wasserman, The Notorious Black Bart 1883; Seamus Beirne, In Search of Brigid Coltrane
  • Saturday, October 27, 2 p.m.: Martin Limon, The Line

The events are mostly free (unless marked otherwise), although it’d be nice if you buy the featured book. Book Carnival is located at 348 S. Tustin Street in Orange, three-ish blocks south of Chapman Avenue. Look for more information on the store’s website or Facebook page.

Upcoming Author Events, Laguna Beach Books, Oct 2018

October 4, 2018

Laguna Beach Books signIndependent bookstore Laguna Beach Books will be hosting the following author events through the end of October:

  • Sunday, October 7, 4 p.m.: Ted Baxter, Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better
  • Sunday, October 14, 4 p.m.: Jim Kempton, First We Surf, Then We Eat
  • Saturday, October 20, 5 p.m.: UC Irvine’s MFA Program in Writing readings
  • Sunday, October 28, 4 p.m.: Dr. Himmet Dajee and Patrice Apodaca, A Boy Named Courage: A Surgeon’s Memoir of Apartheid

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Laguna Beach Books is located at 1200 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. Get more information on their website or Facebook page.

4 Oct meeting notes; 11 Oct reading list

October 4, 2018

4 OCTOBER MEETING NOTES

Eight people attended: Donna, Jo, Joanne, Lance (read a revised chapter from Hot Pots), Leighanne, Maddie, Rosie, and Shari.

News and Notes

Maddie will be a panelist for the 7 October Ladies of Intrigue Conference, an annual event sponsored by OC Sisters in Crime. Go to the OC Sisters in Crime website for more information and registration.

Lance will be the featured author at the OCPL Foothill Ranch Library Writers’ Retreat on Saturday, 6 October, at 10:00 a.m. Confusingly enough, the retreat will actually happen at the El Toro branch library (24672 Raymond Way, Lake Forest) due to construction at the Foothill Ranch branch.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 October at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

11 OCTOBER READING LIST

Jo (10/4)
Glenda (9/20)
Maddie (10/4)
Leighanne (10/4)
Joanne (10/4)
Burt (9/27)
Shari (10/4)
Rosie (10/4)
Casey (9/27)
Donna (10/4)
Lance (10/4)

27 Sep meeting notes; 4 Oct reading list

September 29, 2018

27 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Seven people attended: Burt, Casey (read two chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Lance (read a chapter from Hot Pots), Leighanne, Maddie, Rosie (read a chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), and Shari.

News and Notes

Stay tuned for the details on October’s LIT UP! Be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next meeting, and for details on past authors and programs.

Maddie will be a panelist for the 7 October Ladies of Intrigue Conference, an annual event sponsored by OC Sisters in Crime. Go to the OC Sisters in Crime website for more information and registration.

 

4 OCTOBER READING LIST

Jo (9/20)
Glenda (9/20)
Maddie (9/27)
Leighanne (9/27)
Joanne (9/13)
Burt (9/27)
Shari (9/27)
Lance (9/27)
Rosie (9/27)
Casey (9/27)
Steve J. (8/16)
Donna (8/23)

20 Sep meeting notes; 27 Sep reading list

September 22, 2018

20 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Eight people attended: Burt, Casey (read two chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Glenda, Jo, Leighanne, Maddie, Rosie (read a chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), and Shari (read 1.5 revised chapters from Raised to Win).

News and Notes

The 18 September LIT UP! marked the successful debut of its new venue, Tustin’s Bardot Bars & Coffee. The crowd heard readings by Maria Alexander, Kathryn Atkins, and Seamus Beirne. As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next meeting, and for details on past authors and programs.

 

27 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Jo (9/20)
Glenda (9/20)
Maddie (9/20)
Donna (8/23)
Leighanne (9/20)
Joanne (9/13)
Burt (9/20)
Lance (9/6)
Shari (9/20)
Rosie (9/20)
Casey (9/20)
P.J. (8/9)
Steve J. (8/16)

13 Sep meeting notes; 20 Sep reading list

September 16, 2018

13 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Five people attended: Casey (read 1.5 chapters from Super Duper Love Story), Jo, Joanne, Leighanne, and Rosie (read 1.5 chapters from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

The 18 September LIT UP! will introduce a new location: Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real in Tustin. It’s one stoplight south of Kean near 6th Street and El Camino in Old Town Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next meeting, and for details on past authors and programs.

 

20 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Jo (9/13)
Glenda (8/30)
Maddie (8/30)
Donna (8/23)
P.J. (8/9)
Steve J. (8/16)
Shari (8/30)
Leighanne (9/13)
Joanne (9/13)
Burt (9/6)
Lance (9/6)
Rosie (9/13)
Casey (9/13)

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