Minutes of the meeting of 24th September 2020 Venue Neo's sports Bar Paphos
Minutes of the meeting of 24th September 2020
Greetings fellow Writers.
Present at the meeting-Rick-Michael-Bob-Nikki-Gina-Dee.
Meeting commenced at 11 am. With the discussion of Gina's Novel, an interesting thriller in the making. Then a short discussion ensued regarding her new venture.
Readings-Rick Chapter 6 from his 'Prisoner of War' novel. Relaxed easy pace, delving into the world of Antiques Art and a romance blossoming, The novel travels from Canada to Lewis in East Sussex UK.
Readings from Homework set last week: -'You are about to take your seat before take-off, when you find a shocking note on your seat'.
Nikki:-A pacey entertaining experience of her travels, prior and on board a well-known .com Airline. And we all empathized with her, due to our own similar dilemmas.
Michael: -'The Note'. A humorous story of an RAF Pilot and his escapades. Which eventually led to flying with the Red Arrows.
Readings continued with John-and his new book 'Magnetic Pole'. A study in the point of view from several characters, with adrenalin fuelled action. Followed by a discussion on formatting for effect
Coffee Break 12 06 till 12 15
Jennie-introduced us toa book she is reading called 'Emotional Craft and Fiction' by Donald Mass. Explaining how we can engage our readers with a deeper and more emotional understanding of the characters we write about.
John-informing us of the recent book he is reading by Author Val McDermid, on the history of Forensic science. Interesting reading indeed.
Readings continued with Bob;- A chapter from his work in progress a novel called 'The woman across the street'. A little taster of a nastier, nail biting suspense thriller to come.
Homework for next week-Write a piece to include a word that you previously knew not of but also including the words:
Unfathom – to solve a mystery, to come to understand something
and the phrase Beer/wine o'clock
It was agreed that next week we must agree our set up for future meetings.
Meeting closed at 1pm