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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Meeting Highlights October 17, 2013

Luneil Morrow
Judy Whitcomb
Joan Pusateri
Bernardo Gonzalez

News: We had a very productive meeting!

Joan submitted an amazing picture of her husband taken at the Wall in Washington D.C. and she also wrote a poem to go along with it. She is going to submit both to the Family Flyer. She also brought us pencil souvenirs from her trip. It said “I cannot live with out books.” Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 1815. She has also started writing a book about the search for her biological parents.

Bernardo read us another excerpt from Red & Fred.  He gave us hand out which was a treat. Bernardo gave us another poem and two recipes for our cookbook. He gave us a recipe and a poem for Green bananas to put in the snack section and Mantecaditos (Puerto Rican butter cookies) to put in the desert section. We also helped him write his bio to put on our blog.

Luneil told us that she submitted a story to chicken soup. It was the memo she wrote about her daughter illness. She also submitted a Lottie Nora story to Lee& Low publishers.They are looking for minority writers.

Judy has done a lot of research for us finding contest, information about writing different stories for us submit. She brought her laptop so she could write up Bernardo’s Bio at the meeting so it could be submitted. She organized us a Halloween Party for us. We had bags of treats, drinks, Joan delicious cookies and oranges. As you can tell I like to talk about food.

Hope to see everyone at the next meeting November 14, 2013.

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