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January 2012 League Lines: Annual Meeting and Winter Program

The League's Annual Meeting and Winter Program, Saturday, January 21, 2012.

On the agenda for Annual Meeting:

  • Reports on activities of the Board of Directors, 2011
  • Proposed amendments to the League's by-laws to streamline governance
  • Election of Directors for 2012
  • Info on programs coming up this year, including a new Writers Meet Agents event in the works for July!

 

On the bill for the Winter Program:

  • ALLISON MONCRIEF BROMAGE with a mini-workshop on writing [if you remember Alison from her class on metaphor at Rock Point, you know you want to be with us again for this!]
  • SALOMA FURLONG on her new memoir, Why I Left the Amish, with time to reflect and ask questions
  • ERIC DEANS on writing for and designing online games (Eric currently works on the online game, Asheron's Call)

 

To see the current edition of League Lines, including nominations for the Board of Directors and an official warning of proposed changes to our by-laws, read it here.

September 2011 League Lines: Literary Agents Katharine Sands & Paul S. Levine, Esq

The September edition of League Lines has recaps from the July 2011 program in Montpelier; greetings from our president, Deb Fennell; and complete info about this month's extended-day program Publishing A-Z: What Fiction and Non-fiction Writers Need to Know, with Literary Agents Katharine Sands (NYC) and Paul S. Levine (LA).

The program is at the Town & Country Resort Inn in Stow, Saturday, September 17, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Katharine and Paul will talk about everything from how to approach an agents or editor with a book project to understanding contracts, negotiating advances and royalties, protecting rights and intellectual property, what to expect from a publisher AFTER you place a book, and so much more.

[Added on Sept 25] -- Thanks to all who participated in our September Program, and to our two presenters, Katharine Sands and Paul S. Levine.

July 2011 League Lines

The July edition of League Lines has recaps from the April 2011; greetings from our president, Deb Fennell; a note about volunteering for this year's Burlington Book Festival in September; and info and registration materials for the Summer Program at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier on July 30.

Be with us at the Capitol Plaza with Katharine Britton, novelist; Lisa McCormack, journalist; Katie Ives, editor.

READ IT HERE...

League Lines - April 2011

The April edition of League Lines has recaps from the January 2011; a "hello" letter from our new president, Deb Fennell; and info and registration materials for the Spring Meeting at the Summit Lodge in Killington on April 30.

Warren Baker on Bringing Craft in from the Cold; Sarah Aronson on Writing Strong to Grab and Hold Readers; Joni Cole on Writing through Writers Block to Write More, Write Better, Be Happier!

READ IT HERE...

League Lines - January 2011 Newsletter, Mailed Version

This version of the League Lines newsletter for January 2011 was missing the name of the author for our report on Alison Moncrief Bromage's presentation workshops at Rock Point. The author Cynthia Duffy, was given credit in the online version of the newsletter.

Mailed version, LL Jan. 2011

League Lines - January 2011 Newsletter

The January 2011 issue of League Lines, the quarterly newsletter of the League of Vermont Writers, contains details for the January 29 meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel on Williston Road in South Burlington, as well as reports on speakers at our September meeting at Rock Point in Burlington.  League Lines January, 2011. Meeting Registration is on page 7.

League Lines ~ September 2010

The September 2010 issue of League Lines, the quarterly newsletter of the League of Vermont Writers, contains details for the September 18 meeting at Bishop Booth Conference Center, at Rock Point in Burlington, as well as reports on "Timeless Craft, Timely Skills," the League's July 2010 conference.  League Lines September, 2010. Meeting Registration is on page 7.

League Lines ~ April 2010

The April 2010 issue of League Lines is now available. Contents include a profile of LVW member Nancy Means Wright, who will talk about the challenges and triumphs of writing historical fiction at our April 24 meeting, write-ups of our January presenters ~ Tim Brookes, Ron Powers and David Dobbs, and much, much more. See it here.

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THE VERMONT TRADITION grapples energetically with the basic problem of human conduct...how to reconcile the needs of the group, of which every man or woman is a member,..with the craving for individual freedom to be what he really is.

—Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1953