Friday, December 30, 2016

Meeting Minutes - December 30th, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon, (Pres.), Adrean (V.P.), Mac (Secretary), Jack (Treasurer), Sam, Jaycee, Harvey, Malea, Lyz, and our new friends Ariel, Diane, John, and Haleigh.

Called to order 7:03 pm

Introductions for our new friends!

Old Business:
Lyz reminds us that if we have stuff for the OWFI basket, get that to her.

Conventions in April -- Dallas and St. Louis. January 21st Con in Pryor is still currently up in the air.

Get stuff in for January 6th meeting ASAP, itinerary will go out at the end of this very meeting.

JACK'S ANNUAL TREASURER REPORT, including our passing the point for us to apply for non-profit status.

Settling up on money for various sales.



New Business:

Jack proposes to nominate Jaycee as an official trustee of the organization.
Decopolis reached out to us for a new event. More later.

Secretary Transition: Please remember to switch various things to CJ for the new year.

Newsletter; Quarterly. January 20th will be the first issue, followed by April, July, and October. Deadline for Issue #1 is 1/6.

New project for the new year: Expanding Horizons. Five things of pop culturiness. Check with Jaycee for the rules. They sound complex. They've also been handed out.

Presents by Sam!


7:40: Refining Love, Chapter Three by Shannon

8:14: The Holy Mount, Chapter One by Lyz

8:40: Copper and Gold, Chapter 13 by Jaycee

9:18: Untitled by Shannon

9:33: When the Butterflies Died by Lyz

9:40: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week! G'bye pals!

~Mac

Friday, December 16, 2016

Meeting Minutes: December 16th, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics
Attending: Adrean (V.P.), Mac (Secretary), Jack (Treasurer), Sam, Kaz, Jaycee, Malea, Lyz, and CJ.

Called to order 7:08 pm

Old Business:
Deadline for next meeting will be one week from today at 9ish, unless we already fill up. Check your google hangouts for updates, but get your pieces in ASAP, as we already have two stocked up.
The fundraiser is going well, and we're at $110.00
People can submit more than one story for the Nevermore contest, as long as they pay the fee for each entry, and only one piece can place... This assumes we have enough entries for the contest to go.


New Business:
Nothing!



7:13: A New Way to Give Thanks by Malea

7:38: Sometimes I Forget How White Your Family Is by Malea

8:05: Your Hand Is So Tiny In Mine by Malea

8:20: Hexen End, Chapter 1 by Lyz

9:13: TPK by Adrean

10:00: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!

~Mac

Friday, December 9, 2016

Meeting Minutes - December 9th, 2016

Meeting Minutes: December 9th, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (Pres.), Adrean (V.P.), Mac (Secretary), Jack (Treasurer), Sam, Kaz, Jaycee, Harvey, Malea, Lyz, Lora, CJ, and our new friend Katy.

Called to order 7:00 pm

Old Business:

Introductions of everyone for Katy. We are now a thoroughly (genderly) diverse group.
Reminder -- the itinerary for next week will go out at the end of the meeting. Get your pieces in.
Newsletter discussion! Get pieces in for it ASAP. No money!
1907 signing is tomorrow. Shannon and Mac will be there at 2-5. Adrean will be there 11-2.
Possible signing next weekend at Mammoth. 1-4? Details to follow.
January 21st - Pryor Creek convention. Author tables booked up, but we can buy a vendor table for $25. Which we will.
Answers will be needed for Dallas and or St. Louis sometime in January.
Collector Con in March at Hard Rock.
Books are being moved here at Mammoth.
Donation drive is going well. We've raised $75.00 so far. Goal $275! Dig deep!
OWFI - We need to get on table reservations! The tables will be smaller. As soon as tables are available, we need to move on tables. We also need to decide on which category we will sponsor for the contest. We're going to go for Sci-fi short story, sci-fi novel, or horror novel. Also the conference. We need to decide on the Baskets now. It's magic. Magic. Lyz'll do it!
Questions about holiday schedule and Jack's test emails. 

New Business:

CJ tells us that Tex's new book is available or 99 cents on all the platforms. 


7:56: The Fourth Wall - Season 1, Episode 6, "Backwards in High Heels" by Mac.

8:40: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!

~Mac

Friday, December 2, 2016

Meeting Minutes - December 2nd, 2016

MEETING LOCATION: Mammoth Comics

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

Called to order 7:00 pm

Old Business:

Next Meeting's agenda will be coming out at the end of the meeting. Get your pieces in ASAP! (Although, if you're reading this, it's already too late).
Collector Con - Be there at 8:45 to set up for 9.
OWFI meeting on Sunday, along with a brief discussion of the state of the organization.
Next Saturday is the signing at 1907. Shifts available: 11-2 and 2-5.
Nancy Drew.

New Business:

A convention in Pryor on January 21st for potential signings.
A brief discussion of the various goings on with the NightWriters.

7:31: The Fourth Wall - Season 1, Episode 5, "A Study in Flashback" by Mac.

8:06: Forgive Me, Father by Shannon

9:04: Untitled Memoir Story by Sam

9:39: Clean Up/Adjournment

See everyone next week!

~Mac