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Saturday, September 29, 2018

September 12, 2018 – Meeting Highlights

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

Guest: Andrew

Patty and Karen discussed SCBWI’s Prairie Writer’s and Illustrator’s Day which will be on October 27 in Palatine, IL. Indiana Writers' Consortium's Annual Steel Pen Conference is that day as well at Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana.

Patty read Chapter 10 and 11 from her novel Vienne.

Karen read Chapter 2 of Ghost Lessons.

Valia read his memoir Kaka Remembers Home. Members discussed how he could turn it into a picture book.

Andrew read his poem The Land of the Blind, based on the short story “The Country of the Blind” by H. G. Wells. Members suggested he read it to his students at school.

Judy read her digitally illustrated poem The Safari Three.

Next Meeting:  October 10, 2018 at Rosati’s In Schererville, 6:30 p.m.