Brian is also editing a work based on private letters from First World War serviceman, describing trench life.
The position of Waterstone and their changing attitudes to author signing was the first topic of discussion.Waterstones had approached Penny's publisher to ask if she would join other authors in a day of book signing, but then cancelled at the last moment, despite ordering in huge stocks of her books for the event. She agreed with Brian that the company did not seem to have a clear set of guidelines on author book signings.
Independent Book Shops
Local History Writer Needed
The Bevois Mount history group is looking for a local history writer.
The Writing Buddies Email Information Loop
One of the benefits of membership of Writing Buddies is the behind the scenes email information loop, run via the Writing Buddies Yahoo Group. All Writing Buddies are encouraged to join the loop as it is a valuable resource between meetings. The loop can be reached via: https://uk.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/writingbuddies/info
Fifth Anniversary Exhibition
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Writing Buddies group in May 2009, there will be an exhibition of work at the Central Library, Southampton, between 12 - 17 May 2014. All Writing Buddies, past and present, are encouraged to submit work for the display.
The next meeting is at 2pm on 7th March 2014. Everyone is welcome.