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Summer Social & Writing Awards

Winners of the 2017 Dr. Robert & Elma Schemenauer Writing Awards were announced at the Interior Authors Group summer social held July 22. Congratulations to Jacquie McNeil of Savona and Rita Joan Dozlaw of Kamloops. To see their smiling faces & read their winning entries, please visit http://elmams.wixsite.com/awards/2017-winners .  

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Homework for Meeting on Thursday June 8, 2017

The following message is from Hugh Burton, who has kindly agreed to do a presentation at the Thursday June 8 IAG meeting. Thanks, Hugh. The presentation for the June meeting is a look at the writing of detective fiction at which I will be: providing a brief look at the evolution of the genre. Using …

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Minutes for May 11, 2017 Meeting

INTERIOR AUTHORS GROUP Minutes for May 11, 2017   Meeting came to order at 6:40 pm. No minutes from the previous meeting available. No treasurer’s report. Business: Discussion of possible anthology project for next fall. Hugh talked about what is required of a committee and volunteered to participate in the committee that is being formed. …

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Agenda for Meeting May 11, 2017

Here, courtesy of our good vice-president, Shirley Dodding, is the agenda for our IAG meeting this coming Thursday May 11. Looking forward to seeing you there. Please bring writing materials. I.A.G GENERAL MEETING FOR MAY 11TH 2017 MEETING START TIME:  6:30 CALL TO ORDER ______ MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING – APRIL 13TH BUSINESS ARISING FROM …

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IAG Meeting Place: Chartwell Ridgepointe

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April 2017 IAG meeting highlights

My, what a good Interior Authors Group meeting we had on April 13! Shirley Dodding ran it so well. Highlights of the meeting are too numerous to discuss, but I’ll mention a couple: 1  Lindsay Curry, a very welcome guest, told us about plans for the next Kamloops Writers Festival. It’s happening November 3-5 at …

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Presenters for meetings in April, May, & June 2017

APRIL 13   TERRY ROTH:  WRITING  NON – FICTION MAY 11    BARBARA BALLE & EILEEN BELL:  POETRY JUNE  8    HUGH BURTON:  HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY

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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 …

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IAG General Meeting January 12, 2017

The deep-freeze didn’t freeze the tongues of local authors and aspiring authors who attended the January 12 meeting of the Interior Authors Group. We heard interesting information from a number of attendees. Here are some highlights: -Dennis Robertson read his January ditty and told us about winning a Governor General’s award for volunteerism. The Governor …

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IAG Annual General Meeting October 13, 2016

We elected the following board members for the October 2016 to October 2017 year: VICE PRESIDENT Shirley Dodding, SECRETARY Jeff Bloom, MEMBERS AT LARGE Barbara Balle, Danielle Pederson, Elma Schemenauer. The positions of PRESIDENT and TREASURER remain open, with Hugh Burton and Janet Miller graciously agreeing to serve in these roles during the coming month. …

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