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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Meeting Highlights June 11, 2015

Members Present:  Jackie, Judy, Luneil, Patty, Valia

Members discussed the upcoming Art Walk in Hammond, scheduled for June 13th 1-4 p.m. Judy, Jackie, Patty, and Valia will take shifts and sit at the table to answer any questions visitors may have.  Judy will make business cards and bring the MHW pens. Jackie will display the Welcome and Guidelines page. Members will also bring past publications and current projects to display.

Jackie read an article she wrote for the Times newspaper about the VFW Ladies Luncheon which honored the charter members.

Judy passed around Lily Grace. Patty and Valia had not seen her illustrated short story before. Judy also brought in a copy of the lastest POPP Children's Poetry Magazine. Judy did the layout and design, as well as several of the illustrations.

Valia read his poem “Imprints of Immortality”. He would like to be included on Tom’s poetry group email list.

Patty read her revised Christmas story December 26th. Members encouraged her to trim detailed paragraphs that do not keep the story flowing.

Judy gave out a handout from Joyce Hicks who was at IWC’s meet and greet. The handout gives details and information links for getting your stories and poetry in print.

Jackie announce her poem “Hello Hoots” will be in an upcoming edition of Highlights High Five Magazine and showed off her acceptance letter.

Members decided if they would like help before the next meeting they can email their Christmas stories to each other.

Next Meeting is scheduled for July 9th, 6:30 p.m., at Rosati's Pizza.
Guests always welcome!
Bring about 6 copies of your work if you would like to read.


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