SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
Welcomes ANN VIDEAN, book shepherd, author.
professional writer, editor and small business owner
HAPPY NATIONAL SMILE DAY – ALSO MAY 31st – Smile!
WHO: ALL women writers!
WHY: Mission: 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/authors in camaraderie and support, and an alliance with professionals for writing, publishing, and marketing.
WHAT: SPEAKER ANN VIDEAN says she showed up in the world with a pen in her hand and a song in her heart. Her writings show that www.anvidean.com She is an author of several fantasy books, an editor extraordinaire and a book shepherd for many. She will speak to us about editing our manuscripts ourselves to send the best we can to an editor, to save time and money for all. She has been writing for decades, a professional writer since 1981, and has had her own business for all that time.
Ann has a flare for marketing too. She is a longtime member of SSWW and has spoken to the group on assorted topics on more than one occasion. She has always been well received. Ann will give us many tips and techniques for polishing our work. Be ready with your questions. Remember, she is the one who always has a ‘tip’ for us! Ann guides peers through writing and editing, publishing and word-of-mouth marketing. Make your reservation now, you do not want to miss this meeting.
WHEN: WED May 31st at 6:00 pm at our new IN PERSON location at the Panera Bread at Gainey Village, Scottsdale, 8777 N. Scottsdale Road, #302.
Please PAY on my PayPal at www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com $20.00 per person and confirm you will attend. Thank you. NO PAYMENT AT THE DOOR: the $20 on PayPal is due by 4:00 the Sunday before. Thank you for your cooperation.
GUESTS: If you have a guest, please notify Patricia, the host, and have them contact her directly. Guests may visit on two occasions, and then we ask them to join as a member.
PRICING: THE COST OF THE MEETING ($20.00) covers the food and the room. The menu will consist of sandwich choices, salad choices, chips, cookies and a variety of beverages. The food at this venue is very good.
DUES: Dues are $50 annually. Upon joining, you receive a copy of the directory, the monthly newsletter and member support and camaraderie at all SSWW events, plus a plethora of professional speakers. Contact me for the form and pay on PayPal or mail to me – use in[email protected] ONLY for PayPal, The membership form will be emailed to you. Thank you.
CHECK-IN: Please be on time and check-in at the restaurant between 5:15 and 5:30 pm. This allows you time to chat with members and guests, go through the buffet line and settle in for the meeting. The SSWW meeting starts promptly at 6:00 pm AZ Time (currently MST). All attendees must RSVP at least three days in advance. Thank you for allowing us to begin our new adventure at this venue.
Goals of the Group
- Value all the professional women writers sharing their expertise.
- Honor all genres and all forms of professional writing.
- Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members forward.
- Learn and share in the experiences of monthly professional speakers.
- Grow the group to a membership of active and contributing women.
- Encourage participation by members as mentors, and volunteers.
- Support and challenge each other to always be writing.
- Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty personal goals.
- Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams.