Friday, April 13, 2018

Meeting Minutes - April 13th, 2018


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Meeting Agenda
April 13th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Z, Phil, Kaz, Malea
 
Old Business: 7:00

1.      No Old Business

New Business:

1.      No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:

1.      7:00 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 18 by JayCee
2.      7:37 Fall of the Veil: Memories Under Water – Chapter 4-6 by Z

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 8:41

[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee 

Friday, April 6, 2018

Meeting Notes - April 6th, 2018

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March 30th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack, (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Z, Ryan
Old Business:

1. 7:00 Google AdWords Update – It’s going good, but we do have to provide bank information. President signed off on this being okay.
2. 7:05 OWFI Updates – May 4th and 5th, less than a month away, are you ready?
3. 7:08 Last call for Newsletter articles.
4. 7:12 Contest Update – Deadline was extended, so you still have a chance to send something in!

New Business:
1. No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:
1. 7:18 Stormborn 2 – Chapter 9 (cont’d) and 10 by Jack
2. 8:15 Queen’s Rogues – Issue 2 (rev 2) by Eris
3. 8:48 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 17 by JayCee

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 9:17

[insert witty comment here]


-JayCee

Friday, March 30, 2018

Meeting Notes - March 30th, 2018


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March 30th, 2018

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics
Meeting Called to Order: 7:04

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack, (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Adrean, Phil, Z, Ryan, Donna, Shannon, Kaz
 
Old Business:
1.     7:04 Newsletter – Pieces for the newsletter due April 6th, that’s one week away, so get it now. Editor of the Quarter for next issue (July) is Mac to be written by Ryan. Send to newsletterATnvmedits.com.
2.     7:07 OWFI Basket – We have a bunch of little things for the basket. Changed the theme to Pop Culture. Need all the things. Give to Z.

New Business:
1.     7:10 Meeting Schedule for OWFI Weekend (May 4th & 5th) – Probably won’t cancel the meeting, but watch this space.
2.     7:12 We are now officially a Non-Profit in the eyes of Paypal.
3.     7:13 Contest Submission coming to a close, don’t forget to share and spread the news.
4.     7:15 Google AdWords, it’s a thing we can do. JayCee to see if she can master a new skill.

Pieces for Discussion:
1.     7:17 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 16 by JayCee
2.     7:37 Stormborn 2 – Chapter 8 (cont’d) and 9 by Jack

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 8:38
[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee 

Friday, March 23, 2018

Meeting Notes - March 23rd, 2018


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March 23rd, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack, (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Donna, Z, Adrean, Jenny, Malea, Sid, Ryan, Phil
 
Old Business:
1.     7:00 Newsletter – Reminder, articles due April 6th. Send stuff to newsletter @ nvmedits.com.
2.     7:02 Flash Fiction Contest – Clarification of some of the rules. Also, share it! Promote it! Do the thing! Contest Ends April 1st.

New Business:
1.     No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:
1.     7:06 First Date by Phil
2.     8:24 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 15 by JayCee
3.     9:24 We Wanted to be Saved by Ryan

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 9:50

[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee 

Friday, March 16, 2018

Meeting Notes - March 16th, 2018

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March 16th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), CJ (Treasurer) JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Shannon, Donna, Katy, Z, Lee, Kaz
Old Business:
1. 7:00 Newsletter – Get your articles in. Due date is April 6th. Write!
2. 7:03 OWFI Updates – Convention is coming up. Pre-registration is closing (closed). Need to collect stuff for the baskets, etc.

New Business:
1. No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:
1. 7:07 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 14 by JayCee

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 7:36

[insert witty comment here]


-JayCee

Friday, March 9, 2018

Meeting Notes - March 9th, 2018

March 9th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), Shannon, Eris, Z, Donna, Adrean, Phil, Sid, Ryan, Katy

Old Business:
1. 7:00 Writing Contest - Jack
Judges: judge pieces as they come in, instead of waiting until the end! Everyone: promote the contest! It was featured in the OWFI Report this month, but we could always use more press on it!

New Business:
1. 7:06 Proposed change to OWFI bylaws/general OWFI related business
Mac has read the proposed change to the OWFI bylaws that was sent to the affiliates, which includes a harassment policy. Jack filled us in on the changes already proposed to us, and we discussed as a group what we'd like to see within it. Jack has collected them with the intention of sending them to OWFI.

Pieces for Discussion:
1. 7:25 A Rose in Wintertime – Chapter 11 & Epilogue by Sid
2. 7:53 Stormborn – Book 2 – Chapters 7 & 8 by Jack

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 8:25

[insert plagiarized witty comment here]
- CJ

Friday, March 2, 2018

Meeting Notes - March 2nd, 2018

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March 2nd, 2018

Meeting Location: Mammoth Comics
Meeting Called to Order: 7:02

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer) JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Z, Adrean, Jenny, Ryan, Donna, Phil, Sid, & Lee
Old Business:
1. 7:02 Our Google Apps system has gone from trial to full which opens up all the things.

New Business:
1. No New Business

Pieces for Discussion:
1. 7:05 A Rose in Wintertime – Chapters 9 & 10 by Sid
2. 7:50 Levels of Geekdom – Part 1 by Phil
3. 9:08 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 13 by JayCee
4. 9:31 Stormborn – Part 2 – Chapter 6 by Jack

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 10:20

[insert witty comment here]


-JayCee

Friday, February 23, 2018

Meeting Notes - February 23rd, 2018

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February 23rd, 2018

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

Attendance: Jack (Veep), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, Shannon, Donna, Sid, Ryan, Z, and Kaz

Old Business:
1. No Old Business

New Business:
1. 7:02 Concept Idea – Nevermore Conference – Voted to create a conference committee to look into putting together a conference to take place sometime in the future (2019-ish?). Conference members are Shannon (chair), Donna, Ryan, Z, and Adrean (by proxy).
2. 7:16 Concept Idea – Author’s Podcast – Read pieces, talk about writing, could be just audio, or an audio+video mix. Committee formed: Shannon (chair), Jack, Donna, and Kaz (not of his own free will).

Pieces for Discussion:
1. 7:33 A Rose in Wintertime – Chapters 7 & 8 by Sid
2. 8:02 Copper and Cobalt – Chapter 12 by JayCee
3. 8:32 Stormborn – Part 2 – Chapters 4 & 5 by Jack

Adjournment and Clean-Up: 9:22

[insert witty comment here]
-JayCee

Friday, February 16, 2018

Meeting Agenda - February 16th, 2018

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February 16th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, 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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February 9th, 2018

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

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, 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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February 2nd, 2018

Meeting Called to Order: 7:00

Attendance: Mac (President), Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Adrean, Eris, 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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January 26th, 2018

Meeting Called to Order: 7:01

Attendance: Jack (Veep), CJ (Treasurer), JayCee (Secretary), Eris, 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