2014 Meetings

Midwest Fiction Writers meets on the second Saturday of every month

Our typical schedule includes:

09:00 - 9:45 - Critique / Craft Session
 
9:50 - 10:30 - Journey of a Novel ($8-$11)
(If you have previously purchased the JoaN book, we invite you to bring it
along and join us as the author talks about their Journey of a Novel.)
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10:30 - 11:20 - Business Meeting
 
11:30 - 12:30 - Program

We meet at the Edina Community Center.  

 
October 11, 2014 - Room  334

 Craft:

 

Writing Prompt: we’ll be doing a writing exercise. breaking up into three groups and writing the
same scene from three different P.O.V’s. Then we’ll discuss how changing the P.O.V. has changed the story.

JoaN:

Naomi Stone will talk about the journey of her novella: Shining Hope. Tom Stanton is content
in his usual role teleporting others on Team Guardian missions, but while the official Team
Coordinator is away honeymooning, Tom takes on the authority and responsibilities of leading
the Team – in time to join the FBI in tracking down a rogue Talent behind a string of killings
they believe the work of a vigilante Talent bent on destroying sexual predators.

 

Program:

Jennifer L. Selvig, DVM:Dr. Jennifer Selvig grew up in Webster, M innesota, and after learning
to ride on her mom’s Arabian and her own rescued pinto pony, began competing in eventing,
dressage and polocrosse. She was active in Pony Club, earning her HA rating, and spent several
years in high school working at Equine Medical Center in Lakeville. She graduated from the
University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
in 2003, and with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2007. She joined Cleary Lake as
a veterinarian in 2007 and worked several summers at Canterbury Park as a racetrack practitioner.

 

Her professional interests include equine sports medicine, chiropractic, rehabilitation, lameness,
pet goats, pot-bellied pigs and alpacas. She enjoys riding and competing her own ex-racehorse,
Chief Magistrate, in eventing. The rest of Dr. Jen's menagerie includes three more horses: (Spoofin,
Hopscotch Ali, and Rex), four dogs (Ghost, Cricket, Willow, and Elton) and two cats (Serena and
Frank), an off-the-track goat (Kelso), a rescued miniature horse (Gauge), a donkey (Ariel), a pot-
bellied pig (Libby), a Suri alpaca (Bravo), his companion a Huacaya alpaca (Marco), a wallaby (Roo),
and three rescued sugar gliders (Mad Max, Newbie, and Babs). In her "free" time, Dr. Jen enjoys
boot camp fitness classes, yoga, and watching the races atCanterbury Park. She runs a nonprofit
organization, CANTER Minnesota, which rehomes off-the-track horses, and owns a boarding/riding
stable in Lakeville.

 
November 8, 2014 - Room  334

JoaN:

Michele Prince's book Shared Redemption:
Former slave Nye ended his life in 1859 after losing his love. The angel Gabriel has
offered Nye a chance at redemption by hunting demons as a member of the Frozen.
With less than seven years left until his salvation, Nye is staying on the straight and
narrow until a woman gets caught in the crossfire during a demon hunt. After
receiving devastating news, Kiriana Kladshon moves across the country, only to get
caught up in the world of The Frozen. Nye and Kiriana are pulled into an attraction
neither can control. Will it be their ultimate demise or their greatest salvation?
Damarion, is leading a group of female demons on a mission. During his punishment
on Earth, Damarion learns of dangers within his coven trying to stop him from
returning to his love, still trapped in Hell and A love he was so sure was true...

 
 
December - No Meeting - Members Holiday Party 
 
  
  
 

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