LitMingle Calendar April 2017

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LitMingles This Month
(Click on the name of a Mingle for details. Dates are subject to change.)
Wednesday, April 5
Westchester Writers
Wednesday, April 5
Westside Writers
Wednesday, April 12
Antelope Valley Writers & Illustrators
Thursday, April 13
SFV-Montrose Writers & Illustrators
Thursday, April 13
Santa Clarita Writers
Monday, April 17
Westside Illustrators
Monday, April 17
San Fernando Valley Writers & Illustrators
Saturday, April 22
West San Gabriel Valley Writers
Thursday, April 27
Hollywood Writers
NOT Mingling This Month
South Bay Writers

 

Westchester Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 5. 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM

WHERE:
The Westchester Loyola Village Branch Library
7114 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045
The Westchester–Loyola Village Branch Library has ample free parking in the back and on the street in front. It is also within two blocks of the Santa Monica and Los Angeles Metro bus lines.

ABOUT:
Beyond the Page: Publishing beyond the printed page.

EXTRAS:
Snacks and bottled water provided.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Renee Carter & Saundra Davis

Westside Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 5. 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM

WHERE:
Ocean Park Branch Library
2601 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 458-8683
Corner of Main and Ocean Park. There is some metered parking next to the Library (check the signs carefully) and on Main Street. There is also a metered lot off Neilson, just 1 block west and a long block north.

ABOUT:
MG/YA peer critique night

EXTRAS:
Filtered water provided. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Laurie Young & Lori Snyder

Antelope Valley Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 12. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE:
Panera Bread
39403 10th St. West, Palmdale, CA 93551

ABOUT:
Writer’s Map – Creating an outline and using it to stay on track.
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RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Kay Slowey-Sly & Nancy Whitesides

SFV-Montrose Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Thursday, April 13. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE:
Once Upon a Time Bookshoppe
2207 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA 91020
(next door to Zeke’s)
Bookstore Phone: 818-248-9668

Note: If you can’t find street parking, go through the alley, by Black Cow in a big lot.

ABOUT:
TBD

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Jennifer Swain

Santa Clarita Writers

WHEN:
Thursday, April 13. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

WHERE:
Barnes & Noble, Valencia
23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(At the corner of Valencia Blvd. & Magic Mountain Pkwy.)

ABOUT:
First chapter or first pages review

EXTRAS:
Refreshments are available for purchase at the Cafe in the store.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Mia Turner & Cindy Marcus

Westside Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, April 17. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

WHERE:
445 15th St., Santa Monica, CA 90402
(A two story Spanish-style private home. 5 blocks north of Wilshire, between Montana & San Vicente.)
Free residential street parking.

ABOUT:
TBD

Let’s enjoy a fun creative evening together & move forward in our common pursuit of making a contribution to the world of children’s illustration and literature!

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Suzy Engelman Block

San Fernando Valley Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, April 17. 6:30 PM – 7:50 PM

WHERE:
Meeting Room of the Los Angeles Public Library – Sherman Oaks
14245 Moorpark St., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
There is parking in the lot (if you can find a spot) and unrestricted (free) parking on the nearby streets.

ABOUT:
Ditch the Elevator Pitch — Tell Your Story Instead
Why turn your pitch into a story? People hate pitches and people love stories. Bring your elevator pitch and explore ways to turn it from a pitch to a story. Then (time permitting) practice your new pitch in our Speed Pitching session where you will get an opportunity (in a speed dating format) to tell your story.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Karen Sampson & Jennifer Pitts

West San Gabriel Valley Writers

WHEN:
Saturday, April 22. 10:15 AM – 12:00 NOON

WHERE:
Hastings Branch Library in Pasadena
3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
(Corner of Orange Grove and Sierra Madre Villa.)

ABOUT:
Sept 2016-July 2017: The WSGV Mingle World Series
Out of Left Field – jumpstarting your story…what if?

EXTRAS:
Snacks are welcome, if we have any volunteers.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Heather Banis & Ronna Mandel

Hollywood Writers

WHEN:
Thursday, April 27. 6:00 – 7:45 PM

WHERE:
Meeting Room of the Los Angeles Public Library – Fairfax Branch
161 South Gardner St., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Library phone: (323) 936-6191
South Gardner Ave is on Third Street, about three blocks west of LaBrea Ave. There is a 7-Eleven on the corner of South Gardner.

ABOUT:
Book Walk through SCBWI’s The Book
Please bring your electronic device, or a print out of The Book, to journey through this incredible resource.

EXTRAS:
Snacks are always appreciated. Please keep it simple.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Jean Perry & A.J. Cosmo

 

 
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