Minutes of Meeting on 13 February 2020 Venue: Neo's Sports Bar Pegeia
John Goodwin, Jennie Rook, Derek Whittle, Dee Leigh, Beryl Lowe, Caroline Harman Smith, Richard Powell, Michael White.
Apologies from June Megenis & Rich Palmer
A good meeting with plenty of discussion around character’s names.
Derek: Based on last week’s homework: What’s In A Name? ‘Puntastic’ – a funny collection of Fish and Chip shop business names. This led to a discussion on curry house business names.
Beryl: Based on last week’s homework: What’s In A Name? This led to a discussion on naming children.
Dee: Based on last week’s homework: What’s In A Name? ‘Ozric’ – a historical piece
Caroline: ‘What is a parent’ – a letter of wise words to her daughter from 1996, giving advice from a parent to an expectant mother.
Coffee break: 11:00 – 11:30
Mike: Based on last week’s homework: What’s In A Name? ‘Jeremiah Stinks’- a story of a boy who wanted to change his unfortunate name.
John: ‘Dogspell’ – a fantasy story with many descriptive names.
Character naming challenge:
Derek needed help from the group, with naming 3 of his characters for a story.
This week's writing prompt: ‘Toxic’
Write a story, article or poem in any genre, around 500 words, that has the theme of ‘toxic’.
Next meeting will be on: Thursday 20 February at Neo’s Sports Club.
Thanks to all who attended and happy writing.