North Florida Writers

January 8, 2011

Minutes


Call to order –President Stewart Neal called the meeting to order at 2:10 P.M and welcomed visitors and guests to our new meeting location at Willowbranch Library in Riverside. There were 10 present, including 2 guests: Gary Showalter & Bill Blasser.


Speaker – Stewart turned over the introduction of guest speaker to Howard Denson:


Steve Piscitelli is our first Willowbranch speaker. Besides being a long-time professor at Florida State College at Jacksonville, he has written eight books and also uses his communication skills in writing and performing his own songs. His talk is entitled “Music: Inspiration and Catharsis.”


Critique Session:

Four pieces were critiqued: 1 essay, 2 novel chapters and 1 novel summary.


Stewart adjourned the meeting at 3:50 P.M.