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Saturday, November 19, 2011

One More Meeting for 2011!

There won't be a CLAW meeting November 26, 2011 because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Likewise, there won't be a CLAW meeting December 24, 2011 because of the Christmas holiday.

There will be a meeting on Decebmer 10, 2011, however.

Also, feel free to check out the CLAW Google+ Page

Friday, November 11, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Nov 12 10am - 12pm (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Nov 12 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Oct 22 10am - 12pm (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Oct 22 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Oct 8 10am - 12pm (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Oct 8 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Sep 24 10am - 12pm (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Sep 24 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Sep 10 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Sep 10 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
contact.claw@gmail.com
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Aug 27 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Aug 27 10am – 12pm 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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Friday, August 12, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Aug 13 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Aug 13 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
contact.claw@gmail.com
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Second Saturday in July Cancelled

I just got a message letting me know that due to the summer arts festival we won't be able to have our meeting on July 23, 2011. I will take it off the CLAW calendar and post this message to the blog.

The next CLAW meeting will be August 13, 2011.

Thanks.

-Jacob

http://www.clawmarks.org



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Carol Wicklander
Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 12:32 PM
Subject: class


Jacob,
I am just informing you that we will be closed on Saturdays the month of July because of summer arts camp. Please notify your group with this info. See you again in august.
Thanks
carol

Friday, July 8, 2011

Second Saturday CLAW Meeting

Hi all,
This Saturday, July 9th is the date of our next meeting at 10:00 in the Arts Alliance building on NASA Parkway.  We had some great material at the last meeting and hope to hear more this time.  Hope to see you all there.
Jim W

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Jul 9 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Jul 9 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
contact.claw@gmail.com
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
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Friday, June 24, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Jun 25 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Jun 25 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
contact.claw@gmail.com
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
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Friday, June 10, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Jun 11 10am - 12pm (contact.claw@gmail.com)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Jun 11 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
contact.claw@gmail.com
Who
Jacob Silvia - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Re: Fourth Saturday CLAW Meeting

Everybody:

Just got notice from TAACCL: Because this weekend is Memorial Day weekend, there will be no CLAW meeting.

Our next meeting will be June 11, 2011.

Sorry for the late notice! But keep on writing!

-Jacob

http://www.clawmarks.org

Friday, May 13, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat May 14 10am - 12pm (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat May 14 10am – 12pm Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

CLAW Updates for April 09, 2011

Greetings All!

We had another CLAW meeting today, so I heard. I was unable to attend, but Jim took the reigns and led the meeting.

We had two new attendees, Courtney and Christa. Please help them feel welcome.

Be sure to be sending out your pieces for critique. The works themselves can be any length, but please try to keep the shared section no more than 1,000 words. I'll try to send a thing or two out these next few weeks. I expect everyone else to do likewise. :)

Because of Easter, the Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will be closed April 23rd (the day before), which is our usual fourth Saturday. Because of this, you'll all have more time for writing, or looking for Easter eggs, or something. :)

Our next meeting will be May 14, 2011, 10:00 AM to noon.

Hope to see you all there!

-Jacob

http://www.clawmarks.org

Friday, April 8, 2011

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

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

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

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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Welcome, Houston Indie Book Festival Attendees!

If you got a chance to see the CLAW booth at the Houston Indie Book Festival this last weekend, and you'd like to know more, please feel free to contact us with more questions. Send your e-mails to contact.claw@gmail.com.

Hope to see you at the next meeting! (April 9, 2011, 10:00 AM to noon, at the Arts Alliance Center of Clear Lake)

Saturday, March 26, 2011

CLAW Announcements for 03/26/2011

We had a nice meeting today. Thank you to everybody who was able to attend.

I'd like to remind everybody that the Houston Indie Book Festival will be next Saturday, April 02, 2011, at Menil Park. The event is free and open to the public, and will be from 11 AM to 5 PM. However, participants should have a presence there from 9 AM to 6 PM. I plan on being there the entire time to help spread the word about CLAW. Find more information about the HIBF at http://indiebookfest.org/.

If anybody has any suggestions about stuff to bring and distribute other than the bookmarks we're putting together, please let me know!

Speaking of bookmarks, Tim put together a mock-up of the book mark. I have attached these. If there is an issue, please let Tim or I know before Monday at the latest.

I hope to see everybody there, if you can make it, even if you're just checking out all the books. :)

Our next CLAW meeting will be Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 10 AM to noon.

Keep sending out your stuff for critique. And keep sending out your feedback to those that do.

-Jacob

Friday, March 25, 2011

Reminder: Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting @ Sat Mar 26 10:00 - 12:00 (Clear Lake Area Writers)

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Mar 26 10:00 – 12:00 Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Saturday Notes

All,

At the meeting today, I passed around and distributed stuff for the Houston Indie Book Festival, which will be on April 2, 2011 at Menil Park. If you would like to see digital copies of this stuff, let me know, and I'll forward you the information sent to me by the HIBF people.

If you would like to attend and help out at the CLAW table for this event, please let me know. I got a few responses at the meeting today (and a few maybes, so consider this a friendly reminder to confirm for sure :) ). Also, I'd like your opinion on CLAW t-shirts, preferably bearing the CLAW logo. We'd like to gauge a want first before committing to them. So, if you're interested in t-shirts, let me know a color preference (we'll do this democratically), as long as it's not white (too see-through) or black (might be hot and sunny that day). If we get enough interest, we'll go ahead and get 'em. Please try to let me know about the t-shirts before too long.

It's important to note, however, that you will need to pay for the t-shirt if you want one (CLAW will not be making any sort of profit off of this).

Also, please remember to send out your works for review. It is much appreciated.

And finally, here's a link to a blog post written by a science fiction/fantasy author that does a really good job explaining showing versus telling in writing: http://archonate.blogspot.com/2011/03/showing-not-telling.html

I'll see you all in two weeks, at the next CLAW meeting!

-Jacob

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Friday, March 11, 2011

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

Clear Lake Area Writers Meeting

When
Sat Mar 12 10:00 – 12:00 Central Time
Where
2000 Nasa Parkway Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (TAACCL) (map)
Calendar
Clear Lake Area Writers
Who
jacob.silvia@gmail.com - creator
contact.claw@gmail.com

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Saturday, February 26, 2011

CLAW Updates for 02/26/2011

We had a lightly attended meeting today, but we got a lot done!

You may have noticed the new e-mail. contact.claw@gmail.com will be the best way now, to, you guessed it, contact CLAW. :) I'll also use this e-mail address to send out official reminders and whatnot.

Coming up in April (04/02/2011) is the Houston Indie Book Festival (http://indiebookfest.org), which CLAW will be attending. We're trying to decide on what sort of things to put on our table to attract guests and get people interested in our group. If you have an idea, by all means, let me know.

I'd also like to have a few copies of something to distribute (for free or profit, your call!) at the table, such as books or a bound collection of short stories, even if you produced it outside of CLAW. I'll even let you take 100% of the proceeds, since I'm that nice of a guy.

The festival will run from 9AM to 6PM that day, rain or shine. I'll be there all day, but would appreciate an occasional break, so let me know if you'd like to show up, and I'll be glad to let you run the table for as long as you like.

If you're the Facebooking type, I updated the CLAW Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clear-Lake-Area-Writers/150677731640064). I'd appreciate it if you "liked" it. :)

Also, Tim suggested something that I thought was a good idea: Each meeting, we give at least one person time enough for everybody to thoroughly critique his or her work. Basically, spending half of each meeting discussing a single writer's work. I'm interested in everybody else's opinion regarding this, however, so please let me know.

If anybody has any other ideas on how to make CLAW a more useful group, please let me know. I'd be glad to hear it.

Keep sending out those works for critique, and keep sending back your critiques.

See everybody at the next meeting, March 12, 2011.

-Jacob

P.S. If you would like to stop receiving CLAW updates, please let me know. I'll take you off the distribution.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

CLAW and the Houston Indie Book Festival

Everybody,

I have submitted the form for CLAW to have a table at the Houston Indie Book Festival (http://indiebookfest.org/).

The event in question will be on April 2, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It is a free event to the public, so hopefully a lot of people will be there. I added the event to the CLAW calendar, since CLAW will be present at this event.

I'm interested in any ideas anybody might have about what we can have at our table, both to attract visitors, and to inform people about CLAW. So, please send those my way!

Also, if anybody could forward me the e-mail addresses of the three new attendees we had last meeting, I would appreciate having that contact information before sending some writing electronically for critique.

See you all at the next CLAW meeting (02/26/2011)!

-Jacob

Saturday, January 22, 2011

CLAW Meeting Updates

Greetings everybody!

Today's CLAW meeting was lightly attended. I'll blame the cold weather. :) Hopefully, it'll be warmer next time (February 12).

I'd like to announce that Paige has officially become our first virtual member. She'll no longer be attending the meetings, since they're now out of town for her, but please keep sending her your stuff electronically for review.

Also, I'd like to say to those who haven't been able to make it in a while, for whatever reasons: we miss you!

Hope to see everybody (at least those who can make it) at the next meeting. :D

Talk to you guys later!

-Jacob

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Obligatory CLAW e-mail

Hello everybody!

We had another exciting CLAW meeting today. Thank you everybody who could make it, including our newest attendee, Jason. I for one am glad to have another fantasy writer around. :)

Please remember, everybody, to send out your pieces to be critiqued (~1,000 words) for everybody to review, and everybody else please remember to respond to them.

Our next meeting will be the 4th Saturday, January 22, 2011. Hope to see everybody there!

Talk to you guys later!

-Jacob