Title Meetings

November 17

Rick Tauboid

Format lengths, trimming and expanding stories as needed.

Ever wonder why all short stories are called short, when in fact some of them are medium-length and some are long? These days, many editors of literary journals, especially online literary journals, are putting increasing emphasis on short short stories—that is, short stories that don’t exceed about 3,500 words.

Word count matters to editors. If you want to slim down your short stories, we’ve got some word-fat busting exercises for you! Soon you’ll be showing off your trim short shorts all summer (and winter) long!

Story Length

December 8

Holiday Party

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
In the bleak midwinter, long ago...

Christmas party

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  • December 8: Holiday Party


  • January 26: 2019 Business Meeting
  • February 23: Critique Session
  • March 23: Lawyer -- Duane Basch
  • April 27: TBD
  • May 25: Kathy Shea
  • June 29: Critique Session

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