13Jan2018 Meeting Minutes SJVW Branch

San Joaquin Valley Branch
California Writers Club
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Call to Order: Scott Evans
Sign In Sheet: Jennifer Hoffman
Introduction of Speaker: Scott Evans, who noted that Keith English was his student in a writing class at UOP a few years back.
Speaker: Keith Edward English, author of fantasy and science fiction, spoke offering valuable, practical writing and marketing tips such as how to get the free video editing app “durecorder.”  SJVWriters appreciated his marketing suggestions to the extent that we arranged with Keith to lead a mini-workshop following the break at the regular meeting February 10, with folks bringing laptops and trying out some online marketing approaches then. More information on Keith is at https://keithedwardenglishauthor.com
Break and networking
Announcements: Scott Evans noted we will be having elections of new officers in May and encouraged local Stockton writers to put their names into nomination as has Leslie Liberty, who has agreed to run for Vice President.
February Speaker: Cindy Sample, Marketing Guru, and her success story. More on Cindy at https://cindysamplebooks.com
Communications: Anthony Marinelli noted that writers are encouraged to send information to Anthony for the website https://sanjoaquinvalleywriters.org
Harlan Hague: Yahoo What’s Up?
amela Pan, Twitter Account @CWCSJBranch
Officers Reports:
reasurer: Financial Report
June Gillam submitted an invoice for $89 for annual Meetup fees.
ecretary: Past three months Minutes Approval  
Adjournment: Scott Evans
Manuscript Critiques: six members stayed for the critiques.


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