SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
Welcomes editor/author/speaker to Feb “Leap” Meeting!
WHO: Scottsdale Society of Women Writers and Jan Holmes Frost
WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting
WHERE: Chaparral Suites Resort, 5001 N, Scottsdale Rd. at Chaparral Rd light, NE corner – Enter off Chaparral Rd – 4th Floor Grill entrance, take elevator, exit 4th floor, left to the Cactus Room
WHEN: Feb 29th Wed 5:30-7:30 – Celebrate your “Leap” with us!
WHY: The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers gives members access to events of interest, a format for exchanging ideas, an opportunity to network with other women writers and authors, an alliance with businesses relating to writing and publishing, and camaraderie and support.
HOW: PLEASE – RSVP now to Patricia L. Brooks, president/founder
Cell 480-250-5556 or [email protected] See Details Below
SPEAKER: Jan Holmes Frost [email protected] and
How Important Are Your First 100 Words?
They are your sales pitch, your resume, they welcome the reader into the story, or they are a dismal disappointment.
What elements are key to grabbing a reader, or agent or publisher’s attention?
How can you develop an enticing through-line in one or two sentences?
What does your first sentence reveal?
In this Workshop/Discussion you’ll learn the answers, and more.
Jan Holmes Frost received her education in Boston, MA. She is the author of EightThings You Need to Know to Write a Novel and has taught workshops in Texas, Arizona and Colorado, and at the Central California Writer’s Conference. She works as a managing editor for Fireship Press of Tucson, and also does freelance editing. Her novel, Without Sanctions, a
techno-thriller, is due to be released in early 2012.
notes below for dinner fees, format and location directions. Thank you.
MENU: Salad, dessert, beverage and roll or a sandwich/soup, dessert, beverage and roll – both with tax and gratuity included – make your choice the night of the meeting.
COST: $22.00 for members – $25.00 for guests (able to visit twice before joining)
CHECKS: Please make check payable to Scottsdale Society of Women Writers prior to coming to the meeting to save time at the check-in table. Thank you.
CHECK-IN: Please check-in between 5:15 and 5:45 at the table at the door, the meeting starts promptly at 6:00 – thank you.
(1) Leave your check made payable to SSWW
(2) All those attending the meeting must pay for the dinner/room/speaker
(3)Have your name checked off the RSVP list and Pick-up your name badge
AGENDA: The agendas will be on the dinner table and the format remains the same.
DIRECTIONS: Chaparral Suites is in Scottsdale at Chaparral Rd just north of Fashion Square Mall – Chaparral Rd has a light. Parking is in the rear – two large parking lots Note: best to enter from the middle elevator for the 4th Floor Grille. From the 101 freeway exit Chaparral Rd and go west. Just prior to Scottsdale Rd enter the side drive at 4th Floor Grille and come up that levator. There is an awning marked 4th Floor Grille. This is the easiest way
– not through the lobby. The parking lots are in the back of the complex.
Goals of the Group
Value all the professional women writers seeking to
share their expertise
- Honor all genres and all forms of professional
- Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members
- Learn and share in the experiences of monthly
- Grow the group to a membership of active and
- Encourage participation by members as presenters,
mentors, judges and volunteers
- Support and challenge each other to always be
- Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty
- Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams
THANK YOU for
your interest in our group!