Wednesday, January 24, 2018

February Meeting: Critiques

Our next chapter meeting will be on Monday, February 5th at 6:30 p.m. at the Box Elder County building. We will be doing critique feedback. If you wish to participate, and aren't a regularly attending member, email for more information. (Contact info in on the About Us page)


Thursday, December 28, 2017

January Meeting: Brigham Distributing

For our January 8th meeting, we will be hearing from Brigham Distributing. They focus on book distribution for both small publishers and self publishing companies. The discussion will be interesting for writers considering varying publishing options and project types.

More info about Brigham Distributing can be found on their website at brighamdistributing.com.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the commission chambers of the Box Elder County building. Email with any questions.

See you there.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

December Meeting: Writing Goals

For our Monday, December 4th meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Box Elder County building, we will be discussing writing goals. Why do you need them? Long term goals vs. short term goals. Flexibility vs. productivity. And how does a writer decide what works for them? Bring your expertise, insight, and join in the discussion.

After the presentation, we'll have time for critiques. Members, email pages at least a week before the meeting.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

November Meeting: Critiques and a Write-In

For our meeting on Monday, November, 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the county building, we will be critiquing submitted work and then holding a write-in. Come ready to give and receive feedback, then join in for the write-in. There will be snacks and writing prompts.

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Email Keri with questions.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

October Meeting: NaNoWriMo & Critiques

For our next meeting held on Monday, October 2nd, at 6:30 p.m. in the commission chambers of the Box Elder County building, we will be discussing NaNoWriMo. BCW member David Cowsert will lead a discussion on the challenge and its benefits.

We'll also critique pages. Email questions to Keri.


Friday, September 1, 2017

September Meeting: Queries, Proposals, and Critiques

Our September chapter meeting will be on Monday, Sept. 11th, at 6:30 p.m. (One week later than normal due to Labor Day.)

Keri Montgomery, chapter president of BCW, will be discussing the structure of a query letter and how learning to write queries is a useful skill for both traditional publishing submissions and for self publishing. Author E.B. Wheeler will be discussing the structure of non-fiction proposals and answering questions. E.B. Wheeler is the author of Born to Treason, The Haunting of Springett Hall, co-author of No Peace in the Dawn, and numerous short stories and anthologies.

Any remaining time in the meeting will be left for critiques.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

August Meeting: Critiques

For our next meeting on Monday, August 7th, at 6:30 p.m., we will be doing critiques. So dust off the old pages or send in new ones, or simply give other writers your feedback, and join us at the Box Elder County Building.

Email your pages at least the week before the meeting (preferably sooner) to give members a chance to read all the pages.

If you need updated email lists, notify Keri at the listed email address in the blog.