NFW Minutes (Revised)

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

  

New Business:

 It was voted and approved by the group that new Treasurer Richard Levine be granted access to NFW accounts in order to handle the financial business of the group.

Critiquing:

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

Meeting Adjourned at 3:55 PM