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Writers Recent Meetings

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2021

JulyEnrolled Pensioner Guard member, John Knowles has written eight books about different branches of his family. He will explain why and how he wrote and published the books that have been distributed to his extended family. All books are electronic and some have been printed. 

Writers Group member, Jane DiGiuseppe will share some general rules on how to integrate scientific names smoothly into our family history writings (as opposed to formal scientific publications).

June - Presentation by Shannon Meyerkort

MayPresentation:  Growing Your Stories.  This session will be lead by Zoe Inman and examples will be given on how suggestions from Writers Group members have improved our stories.

April - Annual General Meeting and Topic: Your Questions

March - Presentation by Mike Murray & Lesley Silvester (editors of Western Ancestor) discussed their new "Guide for Contributors". 

February - Presentation by Liana Fitzpatrick - StoryWorth and Book Review by Rob Smith - How to Write HISTORY that people want to read by authors Ann Curthoys and Ann McGrath.

2020

NovemberPresentation by Jeff Moss - Enticing Your Readers into Another World: Increasing the effectiveness of introduction for family stories.

OctoberTools to assist when writing including Dictate and Editor in Word

September - Tools to assist in writing.

August - Discussion and Q&A on how critiquing can help improve our story writing. 

July - Presentation by Jeff Moss - 'Dig Deep to Discover the Details......So I Can Write a Riveting Read'. 

June - Final presentation by Chris Timoney - Tips for More Powerful Writing (Part Three) and Mark Keenan will demonstrate how the 'Five minute diary helps spark his creativity'.

 May - A brief AGM then a presentation by Chris Timoney - Tips for More Powerful Writing (Part Two). 

April - General writing question and answer discussion with a demonstration how to edit a PDF file on Acrobat reader. 

March - Presentations by Fran Schifferli - Critiquing  and Chris Timoney - Tips for More Powerful Writing (Part One).

February - Presentations by Don Briggs - Using Dragon Naturally Speaking and Ian Scott - Amy Johnson Crow genealogy website.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 July 2021 13:18

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