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MONTHLY MEETING MARCH 30 TH, 2016 6: 30 – 8: 30 PM WELCOME !!! MONTHLY MEETING MARCH 30 TH, 2016 6: 30 – 8: 30 PM WELCOME !!!

MEETING AGENDA • GROUP WORK (55 MIN) Ø 15 MINUTES TO READ / REVIEW MEETING AGENDA • GROUP WORK (55 MIN) Ø 15 MINUTES TO READ / REVIEW YOUR WRITING • BREAK (10 MIN) • NEW MEMBERS (5 MIN) • SPECIAL PROJECTS & INTRA-GROUPS (25 MIN) • FUTURE MONTHLY MEETING LOCATIONS Ø Apr – July 2016 (5 MIN) Ø Start up your own meeting routine! Reserve & Announce • SFFJAX PROJECTS - STATUS / EFFORTS (10 MIN) • DONATIONS for our MEETUP online presence (5 MIN) • WRAP UP (5 MIN) • NEXT MTG: Ø April 27 th (Beaches Branch Library) 2 HOURS OF TOPICS

UPCOMING EVENTS Ø Ø Ø Ø April 1 -3 = Collective Con (Jacksonville Fairgrounds) UPCOMING EVENTS Ø Ø Ø Ø April 1 -3 = Collective Con (Jacksonville Fairgrounds) April 16 th = Local Authors Expo (Riverside Arts Marketplace) April 27 th SFFJAX Mtg (Beaches Branch Library) May 21 st (11 a-2 p) = Comic Con (Beaches Branch Library Open House) May 26 th SFFJAX Mtg (South. East Branch Library) May 26 -29 = Mega. Con (Orlando Sci-Fi / Fantasy Convention) June 29 th SFFJAX Mtg (Beaches Branch Library) July 15 -17 = Ancient City Con (Jacksonville Sci-Fi / Fantasy Convention For more on these upcoming events, either look them up on-line or reach out to TS Robinson with questions. 2 HOURS OF TOPICS

Beaches Regional Branch 600 3 rd Street Neptune Beach, FL 32250 Community Room (904) Beaches Regional Branch 600 3 rd Street Neptune Beach, FL 32250 Community Room (904) 241 -1141 April 27 th, June 29 th & July 27 th Mtgs

Southeast Library Branch 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32256 Rooms A & B Southeast Library Branch 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32256 Rooms A & B (904) 996 -0325 May 26 th Mtg

SFFJAX PROJECTS – LATEST STATUS: • LOGO – AVAILABLE ON MERCHANDISE (ZAZZLE) • WEBSITE SFFJAX PROJECTS – LATEST STATUS: • LOGO – AVAILABLE ON MERCHANDISE (ZAZZLE) • WEBSITE – FOR FUTURE RECRUITING / ONLINE PRESENCE: (DANNI / RYAN) WWW. SFFJAXWRITERSGROUP. COM • COMMUNITY LIBRARY (MEMBERS CHECK IN/OUT BOOKS) • SIGN-IN SHEET / E-MAIL LIST (FOR SMALLER GROUP EFFORTS) – see Slide 9 • ON-LINE FOLDERS FOR UPLOADING WORK / CRITIQUES • DROP BOX • PARTICIPATION / RECRUITMENT – HOW DO WE RAISE AWARENESS / INTEREST? • ADDITIONAL MEETINGS = • RAIN DOG LOUNGE / RIVERSIDE / monthly (see ADAM DAVIS) • PANERA BREAD (Beach & Hodges) / Sundays after 4 pm (see KATE MILLER) • GUEST SPEAKERS / PRESENTERS (send recommendations to TIM ROBINSON) • FUTURE EXERCISES / CONTESTS (Sentence starters – see last page) UPCOMING CONVENTIONS – • • Monthly = Riverside Arts Marketplace– www. riversideartsmarket. com Search (for upcoming conventions nearby) ANIMECONS. COM UPCOMING WORKSHOPS – UNF – Sci-Fi / Fantasy Novel Development workshop via Learn Jax + several other writing-based classes (e. g. Screenwriting, Self-publishing, Creative writing, etc. ) JU / FCCJ – several creative writing-based continuing education classes available. SFFJAX DUES? – There are no monthly dues; however donations are accepted to keep our online MEETUP presence current and available (Tim pays a $15/mo fee for this – see Tim if you’d like to make a donation – thanks!) PROJECTS

AVAILABLE BOOKS (email TS): • What Not to Say by Linda J. Beam • AVAILABLE BOOKS (email TS): • What Not to Say by Linda J. Beam • Queries & Submissions by Thomas Clark • A Manual of Writers Tricks by David L. Carroll • Grammar Smart by the Staff of the Princeton Review • Roget’s Super Thesaurus by Marc Mc. Cutcheon • The Synonym Finder by J. I. Rodale • Flip Dictionary by Barbara Ann Kipfer • Descriptionary (A Thematic Dictionary) by Marc Mc. Cutcheon • Jump Start your Book Sales by Marilyn & Tom Ross • Keep your Brain Alive by Lawrence C. Katz & Manning Rubin • Monsters – A Field Guide to Blood-thirsty Beasts by Dave Elliott • A Memoir of the Craft of Writing by Stephen King • The Science of Harry Potter by Roger Highfield • 1001 Ways to Market your Book by John Kremer • Grammar Gremlins by Don K. Ferguson • Grammatically Correct by Anne Stilman • Self Publishing by Marilyn Ross • The Complete Guide to Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction and Getting it Published by Pat Kubis & Bob Howland • Writers Market Reference Guide by Barbara Kuroff, Donya Dickerson & Megan Lane • Word Lovers book of Unfamiliar Quotations by Wesley D. Camp • Manuscript Submission by Scott Edelstein • The Writers Handbook by Sylvia K. Burack • Writer’s Encyclopedia by Amanda Boyd, Thomas Clark, Peter Blocksom, Jo Gilbert, Bruce Woods & Megan Lane • Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers by David Borcherding • The Writer’s Complete Fantasy Reference by Terry Brooks • The Writers Digest Guide to Good Writing by Thomas Clark, Bruce Woods, Peter Blocksom, and Angela Terez • How to Write Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction by JN Williamson • Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Digest Guide by Orson Scott Card • Bullies, Bastards & Bitches (How to write bad guys of fiction) by Jessica Page Merrell • Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell FREE STORY MAPPING SOFTWARE: cmap. ihmc. us FREE ONLINE EDITING APP: http: //www. hemingwayapp. com/ (see Adam Davis with ? ’s) SFFJAX Writers Library

 • TS Robinson • Steve Cook • Kevin Pettway • Michelle Grant • • TS Robinson • Steve Cook • Kevin Pettway • Michelle Grant • Stevee Espling • Kevin (Meetup) • Carmen (Meetup) • Jim Guyer • Frank “Doodle” Willis • Dennis Wilson • Daisy Lloyd • James Hance • Brian Wolf • Jan Marie • Coffin Joe • Felar Cyzarine • Linda Vernon • Larry Kokko • Kallahann Shaw • Charlie Patton • Bill Hatfield • Max Valentonis • Ancient City Con • Stan Morrison • Melisende D’Outremer • Kelly Thompson • Ann Morris • Doris Ross • Donnie Tracey • Tmonique Stephens • Kevin Ranson • Richard Hughes • Robert Horton • Necronomicon Con • Melanie Pronia • Michael Wiley • Trista Woolard • Sarah Jo Coryell • Herman Nazworth • Andreka Byers • Glenda Finkelstein • Kathy Nappier • Danny Murphy • Terminus Comic • Penny Jones • Tony Finkelstein • Elissa Malcohn • Chris Jackson • Fangie Fang • Brenda Cothern • Thomas White • Joseph White • Kit Mac. Connell • Tory Michaels • Joey Jordan • Dawn Tuller BLUE = Artists PURPLE = Conventions / Media RED = Published Writers MEMBERS (364)

 • Henry Livingston • Raquel Ramirez • Lisa Gastineau • Timothy Snyder • • Henry Livingston • Raquel Ramirez • Lisa Gastineau • Timothy Snyder • Sun Coast Comics • Kevin Coryell • Lloyd Brown III • Larry Jordan • Max Michaels • Lavenia Boswell • Jackie King • K. M. Asano • Deb Osorio • Pamela Rummel • Linda Rondeau • Rafer Russell • Loft Bar • Jim Draper • Linda Cowden • Tony Cincotta • Sly Otter • Rebecca Waters • E Rose Sabin • Artist Series • Dina Saraj • Pop Retrorama • Jj Three Lyrics • Nicole S. Brown • Steven Spoons • Comic Con Plus Jax • Grant Mc. Mullen (Web) • A. D. Duling • Michelle Exom • Jerrod Brown • Tricia Sparks • Tim Wilson • Brandon Richey • Sergio Del Bionco • Lisa Eve • Kristen Montalto • Vic Di. Genti • Joshua Thomas • Setsuna Kiske • Paula Sangare • Richard Lee Byers • Christian Pomroy • Jay Adams • Bryan Thompson • Lanny Smith • Donna Calhoun • Peter Butcavage • Christine Alger (Mega. Con) • Charles Urbach • Greg Hopkins (Comics) • Lakisha Spletzer • Kendra Maxwell-Duncan BLUE = Artists PURPLE = Conventions / Media RED = Published Writers MEMBERS – CONTINUED (364)

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The majority of authors make less than $1, 000 a year, according to a The majority of authors make less than $1, 000 a year, according to a 2014 report from Digital Book World. Almost 80% of self-published authors and more than half of traditionally published authors earn less than $1, 000 a year , according to the report. A little more than 40 percent of hybrid authors (both traditionally published and self-published) made less than $1, 000 a year and not surprisingly 90 percent of the aspiring authors made nothing. The research revealed that only 10 percent of traditionally published authors made more than $20, 000 a year and 5 percent of self-published authors made more than $20, 000 a year. Don’t quit your day job! A WRITERS AVG ANNUAL INCOME = < $1, 000

NEXT MEETING: • April 27 th, 2016 • Beaches Branch Library (see Slide 4) NEXT MEETING: • April 27 th, 2016 • Beaches Branch Library (see Slide 4) • 6: 30 -8: 30 PM FUTURE AGENDA IDEAS & TOPICS = (email TS Robinson) HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT = SENTENCE STARTERS ( SEE NEXT PAGE) WRAP UP

SENTENCE STARTERS (250 – 500 WORDS): 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. SENTENCE STARTERS (250 – 500 WORDS): 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. He overturned tables, smashed furniture, bringing to a boil the full extent of his fury. The tiny craft shook violently as the engines signaled their fast and terribly inconvenient failure. He snapped the window shade shut, praying he wasn't noticed. It wasn't fair. The sharp crack of thunder overhead told Elizabeth that this was just the beginning of a long, miserable night. The clouds parted slightly and sunlight filtered down for the first time in what felt like ages. They called her "the foreigner, " and she knew why. The vicious snaps and guttural snarls were coming from around the corner. It was a good day to die. What the hell happened here? Bam! A chill ran down my spine as I realized I stood in a puddle of blood. Oblivion was coming in a wooden box. HOMEWORK

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. WRITE EVERYDAY 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. WRITE EVERYDAY READ WIDELY WRITE ABOUT WHO YOU KNOW CHARACTER + PROBLEM = STORY NO VILLAINS START IN THE MIDDLE THE CHAIN OF PROMISES USE ALL 5 SENSES POINT OF VIEW MAKE YOUR MANUSCRIPT READABLE STUDY THE MARKETS – TARGET YOURS COVER LETTERS - MAKE THEM MEMORABLE 12 Things I Wished I Had Known When I Started Writing – by Ben Bova