Minutes from March 9 IAG meeting

Thanks to our kind, hardworking vice president, Shirley Dodding, following are the minutes from the March 9 IAG meeting. Note especially the info about presenters for the next three months:       

APRIL 13   TERRY ROTH:  WRITING  NON – FICTION

MAY 11    BARBARA BALLE & EILEEN BELL:  POETRY

JUNE  8    HUGH BURTON:  HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY

                              

INTERIOR AUTHORS GROUP

MEETING MINUTES for MARCH 09TH 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER @ 6:35

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING JANUARY 12TH   (NO MEETING FEB. DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER)

ELEANOR HANCOCK ACCEPTED MINUTES AS READ, TERRY ROTH SECONDED.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS TABLED AS NO MEMBERS SHOWED INTEREST IN POSITIONS: PRESIDENT OR TREASURER

BUDGET AND SPREADSHEET UPDATE WHEN HUGH BURTON RETURNS FROM ONTARIO

TREASURERS REPORT WILL BE GIVEN AT THE END OF THE MEETING

IDEAS FOR NEW PROJECT IN 2017:   POSSIBLE ANTHOLOGY IN SEPTEMBER

LETTER READ FROM SAHALI SECONDARY REGARDING WRITERS REQUESTED FOR SCHOOL WORKSHOP

TERRY ROTH SPOKE ON HIS NEWLY PUBLISHED BOOK IN REFERENCE TO e books AND KINDLE

AFTER THE BREAK ELMA SCHEMENAUER OFFERED AN EXHILARATING PRESENTATION ON HOOKS AND BAITS IN WRITING.  ELMA OFFERED AN EXTENSIVE HANDOUT WITH MANY EXAMPLES TO USE IN HOOKING A READER.  IN THE HANDOUT WERE EXAMPLES FROM THE WRITING OF SOME OF OUR I.A.G. MEMBERS. AFTER THE PRESENTATION MEMBERS WERE OFFERED A CHANCE TO CREATE THEIR OWN SENTENCES USING ONE OF THE EXAMPLES. SOME MEMBERS READ THEIR WORK.

AT THE CLOSE OF THE MEETING SHIRLEY DODDING MENTIONED A COUPLE OF ISSUES.

FIRSTLY, WE HAVE BEEN ASKED BY CHARTWELL RIDGEPOINTE TO OFFER UP TIME FOR THE CO-ORDINATOR TO BE AT OUR NEXT MEETING:  INFORMATION TO PROMOTE CHARTWELL AS A  RESIDENCY  WILL BE GIVEN AND TOURS WILL BE OFFERED TO INTERESTED PARTIES IN THE FUTURE.

THE NEXT MEETING WE WILL ALSO HOST LINDSAY CURRY FROM THE KAMLOOPS WRITER’S FESTIVAL.

THE TREASURY REPORT WAS GIVEN. 

PRESENTERS FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS:

APRIL   TERRY ROTH:  WRITING  NON – FICTION

MAY     BARBARA BALLE & EILEEN BELL:  POETRY

JUNE     HUGH BURTON:  HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY

MEETING ADJOURNED @ 8:35

 

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