November 2015 – Quick meeting roundup

Thank you again to Cherie and Kim for hosting today’s meeting.

Grelfie …nothing usable this week. We missed you Zane and your grelfie stick!

What have the Scifantorites been up to recently…

Brad – another great micro fiction this month. We also hope that David’s review of your book inspires you to start work on book 2.

Brett – has been working on a detective book called ‘Tumble’ for NaNoWriMo. It is very dark.

Cherie – has selected another subject, Jon Snow and Ghost for her entry into the fan art competition at Brisbane Supanova. Good Luck!

David – threw out 3 pages and add 3 new pages to his latest script. David also reviewed Brad’s book M.A.D.2

Janis – how is it going? Missed you!

Kim – is back from cons in Melbourne and Auckland. In Auckland Kim sold out of Book 3, Reign of Fury. Also like the cover art done for Book 3 by Wayne Nichols. Well done Kim!

Adriana – was very happy with this month’s micro fiction contribution.

Other discussions…

How much should you spoon feed your reader? Do you dumb it down to reach a wider audience e.g. US TV series and movies? Or do you take the high road and preserve your author integrity and miss out on a wider audience? Is there a middle ground where you can satisfy both?

What are your thoughts?

 What have the Scifantorites been watching, reading…

400 days              Movie release October 2015

Moon                   Movie release 2009

River                   UK TV series – season 1 – 2015

The Flash             US TV series –  season 1 – 2014

Quantico             US TV series –  season 1 – 2015

American Horror Story    US TV series –  season 5 – 2015

Legends of Tomorrow     US TV series – season 1 – due out 2016

Jessica Jones      Netflix series – season 1 – due out November 2015

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Silent Hill             Movie release 2006

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

The Leftovers     US TV series –  season 2 – 2015

This month’s Micro Fiction theme was “The Road Not Taken”.

Wow, superb micro fiction again this month!. Catch the micro fiction here.

Next month’s Micro Fiction theme …

No theme but plenty of thinking about the collaboration work with the working title of ‘Suicide City’.

Next month’s meeting…

No Meeting for December just Christmas Lunch on 6th December at Ashmore Seafood and Steakhouse

Please let me know if you can make it and if you will be accompanied.

I would like to book soon ish so if you can RSVP by 8th November – thanks.


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