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464Re: [ABANA_Affiliate_Newsletter_Editors] Tidewater Blacksmiths Guild- New Editor [1 Attachment]

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  • Bob Ehrenberger
    Jan 15, 2014

      Welcome to the group. It looks like you got a good start on it. It is fine
      to use articles from other newsletters as long as you give credit to the
      original publication.

      As far as getting help from your guild members you need to keep your eyes
      open and when you see someone make something you like don't be afraid to ask
      them for an article on it. Sometimes the best you can get is some
      progression pictures and stock sizes and you have to flesh it out. The BAM
      members are good to me and I have 3 or 4 guys that contribute on a regular
      basis, but it wasn't always that way, I had to coax the first couple
      articles out of them, the more they do it the more they like to help. If I
      can't make it to a meeting or a hammer-in, I ask for a volunteer to cover it
      for me. Sometimes all I get are pictures, but I can write an article if
      there are enough pictures. The previous editors are usually eager to help,
      they are just happy that they don't have to do the whole newsletter.

      Be willing to do it all and be happy when you get help.

      Robert Ehrenberger
      Shelbyville, Mo.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Scott Hill" <scotthille13@...>
      To: <ABANA_Affiliate_Newsletter_Editors@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:40 PM
      Subject: [ABANA_Affiliate_Newsletter_Editors] Tidewater Blacksmiths Guild-
      New Editor [1 Attachment]

      Greetings all,

      My name is Scott Hill and I am the new editor for The Tidewater
      Blacksmith's Guild. I am new to Yahoo groups and am caught in a very steep
      learning curve. This email is both an introduction and a test for me. I
      hope it all works out.

      I think, I have attached the September Newsletter (another test). I am
      new to the editor position and welcome any and all suggestions for
      improvement. It has been a while since we have published a newsletter and I
      am having a hard time with getting the membership to send in material so
      most of what you see in this issue is on the fly from me. The January issue
      is waiting for the TBG president to approve and I will send that out. It
      has a bit more from our membership but I also included a page from the BAM
      newsletter that I hope I used appropriately per the rules and gave credit
      for. If not please let me know and I will fix it.

      I am looking forward to this adventure and working with all of you on this
      and again any and all suggestions are appreciated.

      Thank You,
      Scott Hill

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