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Next Meeting: Thursday, 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 at 6:30 PM

online in the PFL Slack workspace

17 Sep meeting notes; 24 Sep reading list

September 17, 2020

17 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Four people attended: Casey, Donna, Lance (three chapters from Zrada), and Rosie (two revised chapters from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #sep24-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 6:30 p.m. on 22 September on Facebook Live. The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for upcoming programs and more details on the authors.

 

24 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Glenda (9/10)
Joanne (8/13)
Leighanne (9/10)
Casey (9/17)
Donna R. (9/17)
Rosie (9/17)
Lance (9/17)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

LIT UP! A Conversation between OC Writers & Readers, 22 September 2020

September 10, 2020

LIT UP logoThe next virtual installment of LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers happens at 6:30 p.m. on 22 September, on Facebook Live.

Three featured authors will read from their works and discuss them with Maddie. The lineup:

To attend, check in at the event posting on the LIT UP Facebook page. See you there!

10 Sep meeting notes; 17 Sep reading list

September 10, 2020

10 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Casey (read a chapter from Nouveau Trashy Vampire Romance), Donna (read a chapter from Running with Hounds…and an English Degree), Glenda, Lance, Leighanne (!), and Rosie.

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #sep17-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 6:30 p.m. on 22 September on Facebook Live. James Bartlett, Julia Bricklin, and Scott Decker are the featured authors. As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for upcoming programs and more details on the authors.

 

17 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Glenda (9/10)
Joanne (8/13)
Rosie (9/10)
Lance (9/10)
Leighanne (9/10)
Casey (9/10)
Donna R. (9/10)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

Upcoming author events, September 2020

September 3, 2020

The following author events will take place online in September. Click on the venue links for more information and for registration or access codes.

BOOK CARNIVAL

  • Tuesday, September 8, 7 p.m.: August Norman, Sins of the Mother
  • Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m: Hallie Ephron, Careful What You Wish For; Ellen Byron, Murder in the Bayou Boneyard
  • Friday, September 25, 6 p.m.: Craig Johnson, Next to Last Stand

UCR ARTS & LETTERS

  • Tuesday, September 8, 6 p.m.: Darin Strauss, The Queen of Tuesday

HUNTINGTON BEACH FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

  • Thursday, September 10, 4 p.m.: Georgie Blalock, The Other Windsor Girl
  • Thursday, September 24, 4 p.m.: Gregg Hurwitz, Into the Fire

LAGUNA BEACH BOOKS

  • Friday, September 11, 5 p.m.: Sue Miller, Monogamy

SCWA

  • Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m.: Hank Philippi Ryan, Great Beginnings

SISTERS-IN-CRIME OC

  • Sunday, September 27, 2 p.m.: Book launch for Crossing Borders, with Greta Boris, Lisa Brackmann, Kathy Krevat, and Maddie Margarita

3 Sep meeting notes; 10 Sep reading list

September 3, 2020

3 SEPTEMBER MEETING NOTES

Five people attended: Casey, Glenda, Lance (two chapters from Zrada), Rosie (two revised chapters from The Lion and the Eagle), and Donna R.’s long-anticipated return (welcome back!).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #sep10-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The 30 Aug Muzeo Open Book Series featuring LIT UP! OC was a success. Ed Aymar, S.A. Cosby, and Peppur Chambers discussed their work and their latest books, with Maddie moderating. The video replay is now available on Muzeo’s Facebook page (@muzeoanaheim). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for upcoming programs and more details on the authors.

 

10 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Glenda (9/3)
Joanne (8/13)
Casey (9/3)
Donna R. (9/3)
Rosie (9/3)
Lance (9/3)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Leighanne (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

27 Aug meeting notes; 3 Sep reading list

August 27, 2020

27 AUGUST MEETING NOTES

Four people attended: Casey, Glenda, Lance (two chapters from Zrada), and Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle). (No, this is not a rerun, but it is deja vu.)

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #sep03-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The next Muzeo Open Book Series featuring LIT UP! OC is on 30 Aug at 1 p.m. Go to the Zoom meeting page to register. The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors.

 

3 SEPTEMBER READING LIST

Glenda (8/27)
Joanne (8/13)
Casey (8/27)
Rosie (8/27)
Lance (8/27)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Leighanne (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

20 Aug meeting notes; 27 Aug reading list

August 20, 2020

20 AUGUST MEETING NOTES

Four people attended: Casey, Glenda, Lance (two chapters from Zrada), and Rosie (1.5 revised chapters from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #aug27-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The replay of the 18 August LIT UP! is available on the @litupoc Facebook page. Hank Phillippi Ryan, Rachel Howzell Hall, and Fiona Davis read from their latest books and fielded Maddie’s questions with no casualties.

The next Museo Open Book Series featuring LIT UP! OC is on 30 Aug at 1 p.m. Go to the Zoom meeting page to register. As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors.

 

27 AUGUST READING LIST

Glenda (8/20)
Joanne (8/13)
Casey (8/20)
Rosie (8/20)
Lance (8/20)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Leighanne (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

LIT UP! Orange County at the Muzeo: LIT UP!, 30 Aug 2020

August 13, 2020

Muzeo Museum & Cultural CenterThe Muzeo Virtual Open Book Author Series will feature LIT UP! on 30 August, moderated as always by Maddie Margarita.

Three featured authors will discuss their works with the audience. The lineup:

The Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center sponsors the Open Book series. This event will take place on Zoom and requires pre-registration. The program runs 1-2:30 p.m.

13 Aug meeting notes; 20 Aug reading list

August 13, 2020

13 AUGUST MEETING NOTES

Five people attended: Casey, Glenda, Joanne, Lance (a chapter from Zrada), and Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #aug20-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 6:30 p.m. on 18 August on Facebook Live. The lineup:

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors.

 

20 AUGUST READING LIST

Glenda (8/13)
Joanne (8/13)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Casey (8/13)
Rosie (8/13)
Lance (8/13)
Leighanne (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

6 Aug meeting notes; 13 Aug reading list

August 6, 2020

6 AUGUST MEETING NOTES

Four people attended: Casey, Joanne, Lance (a chapter from Zrada), and Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #aug13-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

 

13 AUGUST READING LIST

Glenda (7/23)
Joanne (8/6)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Casey (8/6)
Rosie (8/6)
Lance (8/6)
Leighanne (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

23 July meeting notes; 30 July reading list

July 23, 2020

23 JULY MEETING NOTES

Seven people attended: Casey (a chapter from Nouveau Trashy Vampire Romance), Glenda, Lance, Leslie P., Lisa W., Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), and Sherry C.

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #jul30-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Virtual LIT UP! took place on Tuesday with authors Kaira Rouda, Lisa Dannenfeldy, and Liz Fenton featured. If you missed the Facebook Live webcast, you can see the recorded version at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=710432109801377.

 

30 JULY READING LIST

Glenda (7/23)
Joanne (7/16)
Lisa W. (7/23)
Leighanne (7/2)
Sherry C. (7/23)
Leslie P. (7/23)
Lance (7/23)
Casey (7/23)
Rosie (7/23)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

16 July meeting notes; 23 July reading list

July 16, 2020

16 JULY MEETING NOTES

Seven people attended: Casey, Glenda, Joanne, Lance (two chapters from Zrada), Leslie P., Lisa W., and Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #jul23-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The reading submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

 

23 JULY READING LIST

Glenda (7/16)
Joanne (7/16)
Lisa W. (7/16)
Leighanne (7/2)
Sherry C. (7/9)
Leslie P. (7/16)
Casey (7/16)
Rosie (7/16)
Lance (7/16)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

9 July meeting notes; 16 July reading list

July 9, 2020

9 JULY MEETING NOTES

Seven people attended: Casey (a chapter from Nouveau Trashy Vampire Romance), Glenda, Joanne, Lance, Leslie P. (two chapters from Ghost Dog), Rosie, and Sherry C.

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #jul16-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. This week, we’ll experiment with moving the reading submission deadline to 11:59 p.m. on Monday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

 

16 JULY READING LIST

Glenda (7/9)
Joanne (7/9)
Lisa W. (6/18)
Leighanne (7/2)
Rosie (7/9)
Sherry C. (7/9)
Lance (7/9)
Leslie P. (7/9)
Casey (7/9)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

2 July meeting notes; 9 July reading list

July 2, 2020

2 JULY MEETING NOTES

Seven people attended: Casey, Glenda, Lance (a chapter from Zrada), Leighanne, Leslie P., Rosie, and Sherry C. (a chapter from Time’s up for Father Time).

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #jul09-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. This week, we’ll experiment with moving the reading submission deadline to noon on Tuesday. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The 28 June Muzeo Virtual Open Book Author Series edition of LIT UP! was a success. Ivy Pochoda, Rufi Thorpe, and Ava Homa discussed their recent works with Maddie Margarita and the audience. The replay of the program is now available on Facebook. As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for upcoming events and authors.

 

9 JULY READING LIST

Glenda (7/2)
Joanne (6/25)
Lisa W. (6/18)
Leighanne (7/2)
Leslie P. (7/2)
Casey (7/2)
Rosie (7/2)
Sherry C. (7/2)
Lance (7/2)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

25 June meeting notes; 2 July reading list

June 25, 2020

25 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Casey (a chapter from Nouveau Trashy Vampire Romance), Glenda, Joanne, Lance, Rosie (a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), and Sherry C. Vampire feeding hygiene and Hong Kong brothel lessons were discussed.

News and Notes

Please put in your bids to read in the #jul02-meeting Slack channel by 8 p.m. Friday night. The next meeting will start on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The Muzeo Virtual Open Book Author Series will feature the next virtual LIT UP! on Sunday, 28 June, 1-2:30 p.m., moderated as always by Maddie Margarita. Three headlining local authors will discuss their works with the audience. The lineup:

You must register on the Muzeo website if you want to attend. As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors.

If you don’t get enough Ivy Pochoda at Muzeo, she’ll also be appearing at the Sisters-in-Crime OC meeting on 28 June at 2:45 p.m. Go to the Sisters-in-Crime website to get the Zoom code.

Book Carnival will host a virtual author event on Monday, 29 June, at 10 a.m., featuring Peter May discussing his latest book, A Silent Death. Go to the Book Carnival website to get the Zoom code.

 

2 JULY READING LIST

Glenda (6/25)
Joanne (6/25)
Lisa W. (6/18)
Leighanne (6/4)
Sherry C. (6/25)
Leslie P. (6/18)
Lance (6/25)
Casey (6/25)
Rosie (6/25)
Marianna (3/26)
Burt (3/26)
Dennis P. (3/5)
PJ (2/27)
Maddie (2/27)

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