Events

                  Hamilton Mountain Writers’ Guild                  

Guild Meeting Announcement

Name:             Plot Outline

Date:               15 Jan 2020

Goals:             To learn about proper story outlines

Execution:      We will have a presentation about plot, followed by some writing exercises.

Guest:             Garvin

Emcee:            Anita

Requirements: Lecture format with tables for writing. Projector is required facing east.

Timetable:      6:30 – 6:32 Welcome new members

                        6:32 – 6:35 Guild Announcements

                        6:35 – 7:00 Formal presentation

                        7:00 – 7:50 Exercises (Not physical) and discussion

                        7:50 – 8:00 Clean up

Comments:    Some writers write “on the fly” or “by the seat of their pants”. Others make meticulous notes and detailed outlines of their work. Tonight we will learn about making a plot outline for your novel or short story.


                  Hamilton Mountain Writers’ Guild                  

Guild Meeting Announcement

Name:             Publishing Options and the Pitfalls on Your Author Journey

Date:               29 Jan 2020

Goals:             To learn about publishing, self publishing, and the many things to watch for.

Execution:      There will be a presentation about options for the writer, Traditional or Self- Published. We will look at the tools available for eBook publishing, things to avoid in publishing contracts including terms and clauses, and we will talk about the many sharks to avoid in the publishing waters.

Guest:             Mark Lefebvre

Emcee:            Christine Carleton

Requirements: Lecture format with chairs facing east. Projector is required.

Timetable:      6:30 – 6:32 Welcome new members

                        6:32 – 6:35 Guild Announcements

                        6:35 – 7:50 Presentation, Q&A

                        7:50 – 8:00 Clean up

Comments:    Writing your novel is only half the battle. Getting it published could even be more ominous. Tonight we will get some tips on publishing.


 Hamilton Mountain Writers’ Guild                  

Guild Meeting Announcement

Name:             Romance Night

Date:               12 Feb 2020

Goals:             We will learn all about the genre of Romance

Execution:      A presentation on the genre of Romance with a Q&A following

Guest:             Laurie, Christine, Ginelle

Emcee:            Anita

Requirements: Lecture format with chairs facing east. Projector is required.

Timetable:      6:30 – 6:32 Welcome new members

                        6:32 – 6:35 Guild Announcements

                        6:35 – 7:50 Presentation, Q&A and discussion.

                        7:50 – 8:00 Clean up

Comments:    It is near Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Let’s all learn how to write love stories or at least insert love into our current genres. After all, Ogres fall in love, too.

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