North Florida Writers’ Minutes

March 11, 2006

 

In the absence of President Richard Levine, Vice-President Carrol Wolverton presided.

 

Discussed length of pages for online book critiquing.  Since it states 20 pages in the criteria, it will remain that length for a trial period.

 

Jo Ann Harter announced an interest call on her book from a NY publisher.

 

Carrol Wolverton announced that she is receiving royalty checks from Publish America.

 

Steve Berry’s 4th place on the New York Times’ Bestseller list was noted.

 

Glen Boyles (Home Improvement Show) & Ed Furley are interested in interviewing authors on their radio shows:

            WIOJAM The Answer

            WJGR 1320 AM

 

Caryn Suarez may be asked to speak at a future NFW meeting.

 

President Richard Levine and Vice-President Carrol Wolverton will be attending the Ormand Beach Book Bag Festival April 8.  Secretary Kathy Marsh was asked to preside at the April NFW meeting.

 

Progress is being made in returning to FCCJ Kent Campus for NFW meetings.

 

Treasurer Howard Denson reported approximately $2000 in the account.

 

Film competition being sponsored by the main library:

            Science Fiction theme/10 minutes/Deadline May

 

Critiquing of several pieces including:  a prologue, poems, chapter from a novel, short story, travelogue and personal essay.

 

Vice-President Carrol Wolverton adjourned the meeting at 4:35

 

Respectfully Submitted by Kathy Marsh, Secretary