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Next Meeting: Thursday, 16 AUGUST 2018 at 6:30 PM

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

26 July meeting notes; 2 Aug reading list

July 27, 2018

26 JULY MEETING NOTES

We bounded back from last week’s swoon, with nine people attending: Burt, Casey, Glenda, Jo, Lance (read 1.5 revised chapters from Hot Pots), P.J. (read a writing experiment, “Lady Bug”), Rosie (read half a revised chapter from The Lion and the Eagle), Shari, and Steve J. (read 1.5 revised chapters from The Lamia).

News and Notes

The 24 July LIT UP! was a success, with a near-capacity crowd hearing readings by Matt Coyle, Casey Pope, and Chris Lentz.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 21 August at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.

 

2 AUGUST READING LIST

Jo (7/26)
Glenda (7/26)
Casey (7/26)
Maddie (7/12)
JoAnne (7/19)
Shari (7/26)
Donna (7/12)
Burt (7/26)
Rosie (7/26)
Steve J. (7/26)
P.J. (7/26)
Lance (7/26)
Leighanne (6/14)

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19 July meeting notes; 26 July reading list

July 20, 2018

19 JULY MEETING NOTES

The summer swoon hit! Four people attended: Burt, Casey, Joanne, and Lance. We called it an early night and will try again next week.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 24 July at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, 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 LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.

 

26 JULY READING LIST

Jo (7/12)
Glenda (7/5)
Rosie (6/28)
Casey (7/19)
Leighanne (6/14)
Steve J. (6/21)
Maddie (7/12)
JoAnne (7/19)
Shari (7/5)
Donna (7/12)
Burt (7/19)
P.J. (7/12)
Lance (7/19)

12 July meeting notes; 19 July reading list

July 13, 2018

12 JULY MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Burt (read four chapters from what’s now called Dead Issue), Donna, Jo, Lance (read a chapter from Hot Pots), Maddie, and P.J. (read a short story, “Wright/Night Plight”).

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 24 July at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.
19 JULY READING LIST

Jo (7/12)
Glenda (7/5)
Rosie (6/28)
Casey (7/5)
Leighanne (6/14)
Steve J. (6/21)
Maddie (7/12)
JoAnne (7/5)
Shari (7/5)
Donna (7/12)
Burt (7/12)
P.J. (7/12)
Lance (7/12)

5 July meeting notes; 12 July reading list

July 6, 2018

5 JULY MEETING NOTES

Eight people attended: Burt, Casey, Donna (read a chapter from Running with Hounds…and an English Degree), Glenda, Joanne, Lance (read two chapters from Hot Pots), P.J., and Shari (read another draft query letter for Raised to Win).

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 24 July at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.

12 JULY READING LIST

Jo (6/7)
Glenda (7/5)
Burt (7/5)
P.J. (7/5)
Rosie (6/28)
Casey (7/5)
Leighanne (6/14)
Steve J. (6/21)
Maddie (6/21)
JoAnne (7/5)
Shari (7/5)
Lance (7/5)
Donna (7/5)

28 June meeting notes; 5 July reading list

June 30, 2018

28 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Burt, Casey, Donna (read a chapter from Running with Hounds…and an English Degree), Joanne (read a short story, “When Luck Runs Out”), Lance (read a chapter from Hot Pots), and Rosie.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 24 July at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the next LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.
5 JULY READING LIST

Jo (6/7)
Glenda (6/21)
Burt (6/28)
P.J. (6/7)
Rosie (6/28)
Casey (6/28)
Leighanne (6/14)
Steve J. (6/21)
Shari (6/21)
Maddie (6/21)
Lance (6/28)
JoAnne (6/28)
Donna (6/28)

21 June meeting notes; 28 June reading list

June 22, 2018

21 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Six people attended: Casey, Glenda, Maddie, Rosie, Shari (read another revised query for Born to Win), and Steve J. (read revisions to the last three chapters of ).

News and Notes

The most recent LIT UP! happened on 19 June at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, Tustin. The crowd heard readings from and discussed the work of Caitlin Rother, Janis Thomas and Suzanne Winfrey Chun. Be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for the date of the next LIT UP and details on past authors and programs.

 

28 JUNE READING LIST

Jo (6/7)
Glenda (6/21)
Burt (6/14)
P.J. (6/7)
Rosie (6/21)
Casey (6/21)
Lance (6/14)
Leighanne (6/14)
JoAnne (6/14)
Donna (6/14)
Steve J. (6/21)
Shari (6/21)
Maddie (6/21)

14 June meeting notes; 21 June reading list

June 14, 2018

14 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Eight people attended: Burt, Casey, Donna (read a chapter from Running with Hounds… and an English Degree), Glenda, Joanne (read a chapter from Musings of an Unreliable Narrator), Lance, Leighanne (read a chapter from The Karma List), and Rosie.

News and Notes

Casey mentioned that Binge Mode, a podcast on The Ringer website, is deconstructing the plot mechanics of the entire Harry Potter series of novels, starting with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Binge Mode has recently given this treatment to Game of Thrones, Solo, and other recent films.

Glenda said that two complete podcasting suites will be given away during this Saturday’s SCWA meeting featuring Mark Sevi. This includes a USB audio interface, mixer, microphone, headphones, professional audio software (downloadable) and more.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 19 June at Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Av. #14, 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 LIT UP, and details on past authors and programs.

 

21 JUNE READING LIST

Jo (6/7)
Glenda (6/14)
Burt (6/14)
P.J. (6/7)
Steve J. (5/17)
Shari (6/7)
Rosie (6/14)
Casey (6/14)
Lance (6/14)
Leighanne (6/14)
JoAnne (6/14)
Donna (6/14)

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