Friday, February 16, 2018

Meeting Agenda - February 16th, 2018

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Meeting Agenda
February 16th, 2018

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics
Meeting Called to Order: 7:00

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), V, Z, Shannon, Jenny, Donna, Kaz

Old Business:

1.     7:00 Clarification of Submission Rules
    1. 5,500 word “soft” limit, no page limits, for individual submissions
    2. 16,500 word limit for the week, no page limits
    3. 6 pieces cap per week regardless of total word count
2.     7:09 Reminder – Newsletter Articles/Submissions due by April 6th. Donna is still editor of the quarter, Shannon to write. Might make a tips & tricks a regular thing. New email to submit to the newsletter is newsletter@nvmedits.com. Publication date is April 20th.
3.     7:15 OWFI Basket – We have items for the basic, theme is now Pop Culture.
4.     7:21 OWFI Convention Update

New Business:

1.     No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:

1.     7:31 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 11 by JayCee

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 8:07


[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee

Friday, February 9, 2018

Meeting Agenda - February 9th, 2018

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Meeting Agenda
February 9th, 2018

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics
Meeting Called to Order: 7:01

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), V, Z, Adrean, Katy, Donna, Sid

Old Business:
1.     7:01 Finalization of Non-Profit Status – It’s official. We have our letter.
2.     7:05 Still fundraising for OWFI Convention Scholarship Sponsership.

New Business:
1.     7:02 OWFI Questionnaire – we will be featured in their next report!

Pieces for Discussion:
1.     7:07 Copper and Cobalt – Chapters 9 & 10 by JayCee
2.     7:44 A Rose in the Wintertime – Chapters 4-6 by Sid
3.     8:27 Situation of Secrets by Z
4.     8:44 Stormborn Book 2 – Chapters 1-3 by Jack

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 9:20


[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee

Friday, February 2, 2018

Meeting Agenda - February 2nd, 2018

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Meeting Agenda
February 2nd, 2018

Meeting Called to Order: 7:00

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Adrean, V, Jenny, Ryan, Phil, Z, Sid, Lee

Old Business: 7:00
1.     7:01 - IRS Update – we do not have the official letter, but the IRS has verbally told us that we are now an official non-profit, so you can claim any donations on your taxes
2.     7:02 - Flash Fiction Contest – Contest is live, so get out there and promote! Like and comment on posts! Spread the word.  

New Business:
1.     None

Pieces for Discussion:
1.     7:06 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 8 by JayCee
2.     7:38 Conference Call by Ryan

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 8:11


[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee

Friday, January 26, 2018

Meeting Notes - January 26th, 2018

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Meeting Agenda
January 26th, 2018

Meeting Called to Order: 7:01

Attendance: Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), V, Katy, Ryan, Phil, Lee, Z, Donna, Sid, Malea, Kaz

Old Business:
1.     7:01 We're doing a fundraising push this week for scholarships and sponsorships.

New Business:
1.     7:05 Rule Changes – No time limits on Neutral Questions & Permissioned Opinions. One Round + 15 Minutes (Max 30 Mins for each round). Rollovers do apply. You can comment even if you have not read the piece. No limits on dove-tails.

Pieces for Discussion:
1.     7:43 A Rose in the Wintertime - Chapters 2 and 3 by Sid (13P 4527W)
2.     8:24 Tattoo - Chapter 1 (part 2) by Malea (16P 3388W)
3.     7:08 Like Father by Katy (10P 3384W)
4.     9:24 Under Ashen Skies - Chapters 1 and 2 by Z (15P 3846W)

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 10:08


[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee

Friday, January 19, 2018

Meeting Notes - January 19th, 2018

Meeting Date: January 19th, 2018
Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Tresurer), JayCee (Secretary), V, Donna, Z, Jenny, Adrean, Ryan, Sid, Malea, Phil, Lee

Called to Order: 7:01 pm

Old Business:
1.      7:01 Fundraiser – Money raising push starts next week to fund OWFI tables, scholarships, etc.

New Business:
1.      7:03 TCCL Writers Contest – Every year TCCL has a writing contest every year. Rules will be posted in February. But get to thinking about it. There is an award ceremony and everything!
2.      7:05 Nevermore is ever closer to Non-Profit Status. We may know Tuesday.

Pieces for Discussion

1. 7:06 A Rose in Wintertime - Prologue and CH1 by Sid
2. 8:05 Tattoo Chapter 1 (Part 1) by Malea
3. 8:59 STEP HERE part 1 by Lee
4. 9:46 The Wayward Phoenix - Chapter 1 by Jenn

Clean Up/Adjournment: 10:35 pm

[insert witty comment here]

-JayCee

Friday, January 12, 2018

Meeting Minutes - January 12th, 2018

Meeting Date: January 12th, 2018
Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Mac (Present), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Z, V, Katy, Phil, Lee, Sid, Jenny, Donna, Adrean, Malea

Called to Order: 7:00 pm

Old Business:
1.      Streetcats Donations – We have books and cash for the basket.

New Business:
1.      8:11 GALE – TCCL has a reference area/system for small business and non-profits. It has a lot of analytics and information that could be handy. Adrean and Mac are to get together about signing up once the program is available.
2.      7:04 Guidelines – Reiterating that limits are 20 pages or 5k words, though that is a mid-soft limit. Later it was discussed about getting pieces in before OWFI deadline. Things were shifted around, Lee is awesome.

Pieces for Discussion

7:09 Copper and Cobalt – CH7 by JayCee
8:23 Hero of the Islands – PT1 by Malea

Clean Up/Adjournment: 8:58  pm

[insert witty comment here]

-JayCee

Friday, January 5, 2018

Meeting Moments - January 5th 2018

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), JayCee (Secretary), Shannon, Kaz, Sid, Jenny, Z, V, Adrean, Patty, Lee, Phil, Donna, Katy

Called to Order : 7:00 pm

Old Business:

1.      7:02 Items for our adopted teacher – People brought stuff, gave to Katy. Katy will be the one holding all the teacher items.
2.      7:05 Newsletter – Articles are due tomorrow, midnight, so get those in. Donna is still the editor of next quarter, but now Shannon is writing it due to scheduling conflicts.
3.      7:08 Writing Contest – It is up on the website, starts on Feb 1st, so get that out there and share it.
4.      7:11 Streetcats Fundraiser – A local charity that helps cats, and they are having an event in Feb. We are going to donate a basket for them to auction off that includes our books.
5.      7:16 OWFI – The writer’s conference is in May. We are looking at sponsoring a category and possibly a sponsorship. Need to raise money, but reminder, no one is required to donate.

New Business:

1.      7:21 Introductions for new people because we’re literally crammed around this table, and not just for warmth.
2.      7:28 Website Maintenance – Updating officer profiles, general clean up, and possible move to squarespace in the future.

Pieces for Discussion

1.      7:31 Copper and Cobalt CH 5 & 6 by JayCee
2.      8:18 Jordian Knights CH 3 & 4 by Phil
3.      9:18 Memories Under Water CH 2 & 3 by Z
4.      9:48 We Drown Mermaids by Adrean

Clean Up/Adjournment : 10:12pm

It was cold. Good thing I’m half-Jotun.

-JayCee