Monday, December 4, 2017

Meeting Minutes - December 1st

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics

Attending: Shannon (President), CJ (Secretary), Jack (Treasurer), Eris, JayCee, Ryan, Mac, Z, Patti
Called to order 7:00 pm

Introductions for Patti!

Old Business:
1. Committee Report
OWFI Committee (Adrean - in absentia)
The next OWFI Board Meeting takes place on Sunday, December 10th. Jack, CJ, and provincially Mac will go to represent Nevermore.
The OWFI Writing Competition opens January 1st and closes February 1st. There is only one fee to submit as many pieces as you can, so be sure to give it a look!
We have confirmed to have our banquet tables for the 2018 OWFI Conference!
The next OWFI Virtual Workshop is scheduled for January 4th; Jennifer McMurrain will be presenting Confessions of a Contest Junkie: Tips and Tricks for Making Contests Work for You.

2. Writing Competition (Z)
We have our opening sentence for the flash fiction competition: "The raven cried out and silence answered."
Z is looking over the contest rules (and will appreciate help in that), while Jack is looking into creating a submission form that we can use for free using the Nevermore website and Paypal; he's volunteered to be the contest administrator in this case.
We're looking into the following: $5 entry fee, prizes for the top three winners (1st - $40, 2nd - $20, 3rd - $10), publication within the next Corvidae Courier, and printed certificates. The contest will be open from February 1st to April 1st.

3. Newsletter Sundries (Shannon)
Jack is cancelling our stamps.com subscription and going to get our
Submit any articles you wish to have in the next newsletter by January 6th to treasury@nvmedits.com.

New Business:
None.

Pieces for Discussion
7:20 Were-Strippers, Ch. 4-6 by Z

Clean Up/Adjournment 8:19 pm

Until next time, friends. Be safe!
~CJ

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