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 August 12, 2017 


"Summer Open Mic" 

Woo hoo! Members and visitors are invited to bring a selection of original writing and read for a maximum of three minutes. This is a chance to share your prose and see what fellow writers are working on. Participants will sign up when they arrive first-come-first-served, in case we run short on time. 

A few guidelines:  Please stay with G-rated content because we are in a family library. Also, please time your reading selection beforehand! We will use a timer, and readers must stay within the three-minute limit (but you can finish a sentence or maybe a paragraph if the end of your time is called). You are welcome to read for less than three minutes, of course. 


September 9 Preview

Cristina Hoag

 The Writers Journey: Writing Outside Your Comfort Zone 








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We meet Second Saturdays
2:30 to 5 p.m.
(speaker 3 p.m.) 
Networking from 2:30 
at the Ruth Bach branch of the Long Beach library
4055 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach 90808 

Writers of all genres, both published and aspiring, are invited to attend.
The meeting is free.

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