WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting
WHEN: WED Feb 27th, 2019 5:30 pm
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WHERE: Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
WHY: Mission: 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 professionals relating to writing, publishing, and marketing of books, and camaraderie and support.
SPEAKERS 6:45: Linda Fensand Style, Award-winning Novelist, Writing Teacher
Linda will speak about her experiences in 20-plus years as a novelist (15 years with a New York publisher and five years as an independent, publisher) and as a writing teacher and co-founder of Bootcamp for Novelists, an online writer’s school for novelists, where she taught the advanced level writing classes.
Linda’s non-fiction book “Bootcamp for Novelists: Writing Techniques of the Pros” includes six months of Linda’s class lectures, exercises and examples, some of which Linda will share and discuss along with what she believes to be the most important techniques to learn when writing both fiction and non-fiction.
In addition to writing novels, Linda also works occasionally as a freelance editor and writes travel articles for her travel website, GoRoamin.com, which she’ll happily discuss any time someone wants to listen.
RSVP before NOON the Friday morning before the meeting The Starfire Golf Club needs to order food a week in advance, and I must give a guarantee to them at that time. That is the confirmed deadline for an RSVP! Thank you for appreciating our contract with the Starfire Golf Club.
*Please PAY IN ADVANCE with PAYPAL on this website only – see home page www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com NOTE upper right corner for the link. Please fill out the form and pay with your credit card before NOON the FRIDAY before the meeting! Meeting information on the left of the main page. Thank you!
PRICING: $30 for members and guests. We no longer take checks or cash at the door, except for payment of Annual Dues. Thank you for moving forward with SSWW.
CHECK-IN: Please check-in between 5:15 and 5:45 pm. The buffet is available by 5:45 Themeeting starts promptly at 6:00.
All those attending the meeting must pay for the dinner/room/speaker. The cost is noted above. Pick up your name badge at the front table and ENJOY a wonderful night!
Guests pick up a membership signup sheet too.
AGENDA: The agendas will be on the dinner table with a lot of wonderful announcements for you, including the schedule of upcoming meeting speakers. Remember, the announcements are reviewed at 6:00 with dinner. The member introductions follow at 30 seconds each.
DIRECTIONS: From the 101 Freeway, exit Shea Blvd and go West to Hayden Road and then North a quarter mile, the club is on the West side (Left) of the street. From the South, cross Shea Blvd going north on Hayden Road, again, it is on the West side (Left) of the street. 11500 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale.
Goals of the Group
- Value all the professional women writers seeking to share 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