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Monday, October 25, 2010

CLAW: Your "Homework" Assignment

Greetings, all.

I'm just writing to remind everyone of the "homework" assignment.

1) If you will be participating electronically, please try to e-mail something out by this next Saturday. We have two weeks until our next meeting, so I'm sure we'll all be a little forgiving if you get it out the week after that. Though, you'll lose points on the assignment (kidding!). Unless otherwise specified, we'll assume electronic responses are okay.

2) If you will be participating paperly (for lack of a better word), please be sure to bring enough copies for everybody at the next meeting. Also let us know if electronic responses are okay.

Please try to keep the writings relatively sized. I'd say in the neighborhood of 1,000 words (but that figure is purely a guideline, and totally negotiable).

If you have any special requirements for an electronic copy, please let us all know so we can be accommodating.

If you're reviewing, please try to get back to the author within a week. Since we have two weeks between meetings, that'll give everybody enough time to get those revisions in. However, I understand that since there are 8 of us, that'll mean everybody has 7 things to read in a week. In this case: the week isn't carved in stone. Just remember to give everybody the same respect that you yourself would expect. But I didn't need to tell you guys that.

If each of us doing 7 things (or more) in a week gets to be too much (I mean, we have to write sometimes too!), then maybe we can break it down into smaller review groups, to make sure everybody's getting the same benefits from the group. We can play that by ear.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me, or the group as a whole.

-Jacob

Friday, October 22, 2010

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Oct 23 10:00 - 12:00 (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Oct 23 10:00 – 12:00 Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Pre-Meeting Sharing?

At our last meeting, we discussed whether anybody would be interested in sharing their stuff electronically about a week prior to the next meeting with other members, so that we could spend more of our meeting time discussing critique.

Does anybody have anything to contribute to this? I'm thinking that this should be voluntary to be both a reviewer and a sharer, since some people don't like reading electronically, and other people don't like not having control of the copies of their work.

For this system to work, I think there needs to be two things, besides a willingness to participate: (1) You should give what you take (that is, try to balance your sharing and your reviewing), and (2) You should not under any circumstances redistribute another person's work. Both these would be on the honor system.

I'm interested if anybody has any thoughts on the matter. We're trying a pilot project currently, and will discuss it with the meeting as a whole.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Oct 9 10:00 - 12:00 (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Oct 9 10:00 – 12:00 Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
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Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator

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