Friday, September 30, 2016

Meeting Minutes - September 30th, 2016



MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (Pres.), Jack (Treasurer), Mac (Secretary), Sam, CJ, Kaz, and Lora.

Called to order 7:01pm

Old Business:
Discussion of the OLA speaking opportunity, courtesy of Sam.
Discussion of next week's election. 
~CJ moved that the historian becomes an appointed position, Shannon seconded. The vote carried unanimously.
~Publicist has been made an appointed position from a vote by acclimation.
~Recorder (for life) is formally made an appointed position.
~Shannon, Adrean, Jack, and CJ are on the ballot for next week.
Book Signing is next week. All are welcome!
Tex Thompson has brought up the possibility of guest passes and an artist's table at Comic con. We're also thinking about getting our own.

New Business:

Tex Thompson has brought up the possibility of guest passes and an artist's table at Comic con. We're also thinking about getting our own.

7:27: The Master of Baerbright Hold - Part Two by Shannon

8:07: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!
~Mac

Friday, September 23, 2016

Meeting Minutes - September 23rd, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (Pres.), Jack (Treasurer), Mac (Secretary), Adrean (V.P.), Sam, CJ, Jaycee.

Called to order 7:08pm

Old Business:
Samantha will be working on the OLA conference stuff.
Possible Library placement and future signings for our books via Jaycee and IPHI.
Reminder about the signing at Mammoth in two weeks. Plug it!

New Business:
Discussion about the Facebook group and its future.
Discussion of moving our elections to earlier in the year/along with a brief discussion of OWFI politics.
Discussion of future community service for Nevermore. Committee formed under the leadership of Adrean.
OWFI dues are due before October 1st.
Discussion of sponsorship categories for the OWFI contest. Generally decided that we should sponsor two categories, which two will be determined. We also want to sponsor a banquet table, but they are going to go fast. We will also want to put together a basket.
Discussion of possibility of having dedicated periodic meeting to club business. Tabled for later.
Discussion of promoting the writing contest during Nano and other opportunities to get tables at various events.
Underground Monster Carnival has been paid for.


8:09: Refining Love - Chapter Two by Shannon
8:50: IPHI Distribution Catalog by Jaycee
9:20: Bitter Medicine by CJ
9:32: The Hunted by Shannon
9:44: The Third Prince - Chapter 1 - Draft Two by Jaycee

One more note about OWFI. Sponsorships are available for the bags conference attendees will get.

10:04: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!
~Mac

Friday, September 9, 2016

Meeting Minutes - September 9th, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (Pres.), Jack (Treasurer), Mac (Secretary), Sam, CJ, Jaycee, Harvey, Kaz.

Called to order 7:00

Old Business:
The video will be posted tomorrow, maybe Sunday at the latest.
Nevermore has officially moved to Arvest for our bank account. Debit card will follow soon.
Jaycee continues her work to get our books into shops. She has started preparing a distribution catalog, and is looking for input on it. She is also interested getting suggestions about other state-wide stores.
Contest update: If you're judging for the contest, be sure and read the material that has already posted.
Writing Well Workshop update: Logo has been sent.

New Business:
Sam let us know about the Library videos that are due on the 18th.
Jack let us know about the forthcoming Paetreon site for Nevermore.

7:21: Crude Topper - Chapter One by Shannon
8:12: The Fourth Wall - Season 1, Episode 2 - "Incomplete" by Mac
8:44: The Annuniciation of Josie by Jack
9:14: The Master of Baerbright Hold by Shannon
9:40: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!
~Mac

Friday, September 2, 2016

Meeting Minutes 09/02/16

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (Pres.), Adrean (V.P.), Jack (Treasurer), Mac (Secretary), Sam, CJ, Jaycee, Harvey, Malea.

Called to order 7:02

Old Business:

Discussion of New Store willing to carry our books. 1907 store. More stores to come, occasionally Phoenix, and Fine Books.

Tiers for donations to the Nevermore non-profit pledge.

Update on the Writing Contest.

Discussion of changing the scheduled Mammoth signing. We'll try for October 8th, 1-4, pending Shawn's approval.

New Business:

Writing Well Workshop is looking for sponsors. Small logo tier is $25.00; large logo is $50.00.

Collaborative writing exercise?

Switching Nevermore account to Arvest.

Adrean brought Richard Thomas' article on hooks.

7:37: Close Encounters of the Cowboy Kind by Shannon

8:04: Pheromones by Adrean

8:24: Jupiter Descending by Shannon

8:53: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!

~Mac