Greetings scribes, after a hot summer break it was nice to get back to business and see familiar faces. There was plenty of input and helpful feedback plus deep discussion on various topics.
Present: John Goodwin, Rich Palmer, Dee Leigh, Evey Morgan, June Megeniss, Jennie Rook, Maurice Holloway Gill Ainsworth.
The meeting began with a discussion on the best approach to biographies.
June Extract From her Memoirs
Rich Preface Melissa - The Biography
Maurice Memoir Army Language
John Memoir Ch 1 Podgers, frogs and little giants.
Coffee break: 11.0.am to 11.15.am.
Maurice showed us two interesting books. “Writing in the 21st Century” by Donald Maass which he recommended.
He also had a copy of the first book ever written by Agatha Christie, “The Mysterious Affair at Styles.”
A discussion on the new Kindle book formatting app followed.
Evey Story Horoscope
Dee Story And Action
Rich Poem A world at war.
Homework: Continue on the Biographical theme concentrating on the first three to five lines to grab the reader’s attention.
Thanks to all who attended, next meeting 13/09/18 at Neos.