NFW Minutes


February 11, 2012


Attendees: Margie Sauls, Kathy Marsh, Howard Denson, John Sullivan, Joyce Davidson, Richard Levine, Nelson Rogers, Lee Lucente and Suzanne Theriault


Meeting called to order at 2:05 p.m.


In the absence of President Stewart Neal, Treasurer Howard Denson asked attendees to provide information on the sign-in sheet. He then reported $427.39 in the checking account and $1909.88 in savings.


Howard announced that due to a family illness, Stewart would need to resign as President and asked the members to vote on a new slate of officers for 2012. The following were nominated and approved by a voice vote:


Howard Denson, President

Joyce Davidson, Vice President

Kathy Marsh, Secretary,

Richie Levine, Treasurer


Howard requested that members’ contact information be updated on the website. Richie will provide a link for members to go in and update their information.


Introductions: Members and guest introduced themselves and shared writing projects on which they were currently working.


Discussion/Announcements:


  1. www.copyright.gov makes it easy to copyright materials.

  2. www.createspace.com is a tool for those interested in self-publishing.

  3. The upcoming railroad Festival in Green Cove Springs is offering free booths for book signings -

20th Annual Railroad & History Festival
March 3  *  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clay County Historical Museum,  Green Cove Springs. Visit-  claycountyhistoricalsociety.org


Critiquing:


A chapter from a memoir and a novel was submitted to be critiqued.


Meeting Adjourned at 3:55 PM