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Monday, February 28, 2011

Meeting Minutes - February 11, 2011

Date: February 11, 2011

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

In Attendance:
Joan Bodefeld
Pam Gonzalez
Jackie Huppenthal
Luneil Morrow
Judy Whitcomb

Judy gave members their customized Magic Hour Writers membership cards.

Joan mentioned Paul's bio was no longer on the new bio page. Jackie will correct the omission.

Judy gave the treasurer's report and informed members about the upcoming From the Edge of the Prairie stories and music event. Judy, Jackie, and other local writers will be reading their short stories and poems from the 2010 edition at Mellow Brew Coffee House on February 19, 2010 from 2-5 p.m. Books will be available for purchase, $12 a copy.

Breanne Mitchell will be signing her book Love You From the Tippy to Your Teeny Tiny Toes at Mellow Brew on February 20th.

The group talked about web design. Jackie will help Luneil add pages to her blog site.

Luneil and Judy both reported they had received a rejection letter.

Judy gave a handout from the Children's Book Insider entitled "Assembling the Perfect Submission Packet".

Luneil read Blizzard in my Pool, (her first poem) about California's December blizzard.

During the last Write-On Hoosiers meeting Sharon confirmed that Merrillville Borders is closing and a new meeting place will need to be determined asap. Members of both groups will need to scout out a new centralized location.

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m. so members could meet at Baker's Square for their first year anniversary celebration.