Posted by: Karlene Conroy | February 20, 2012

March Meeting

The Melbourne Writers Group will meet in the Cafeteria-Private Dining Room of the Palm Bay Hospital March 21, 2012, 7-9 PM.

Palm Bay Hospital is at 1425 Malabar Rd. NE, Palm Bay, FL. The Private Dining Room is at the East end of the hospital. Please see facility map link on the Meetings page for location of the dining room.

Meeting Agenda:

7-8 PM  Program:  “Storm Chasing: When Reality Meets Fiction” presented by Chris Kridler.

Storm chaser and writer Chris Kridler will discuss the realities of storm chasing, including intense moments chasing tornadoes and the long days on the road in between; the inspiration storm chasing and Tornado Alley provided for the fictional scenarios in her novel “Funnel Vision”; and how she has learned to transform the realities of her journalistic writing into the emotional truth and drama one expresses in a novel. Ms. Kridler will also show her 14-minute “Chasing Reality” film that won best documentary at the Melbourne film fest.

8-9 PM Critiques:  2 Member manuscript critiques by our Editorial Focus Group


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