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32562Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?

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  • James Koch
    Jan 9, 2013
      Sir Jon Et Al,
      If this should come to pass and a regular newsletter is published, say monthly, It would behoove us to also announce new editions and provide links as they become available on the non-archery discussion groups and lists.  In this way we'll be doing more than preaching to the choir.  Also, might I suggest a regular column covering technical oddities relating to archery. 
      Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
      > At 10:13 AM 1/9/2013, you wrote:

      Sir Jon and SCA  Archers!

      I feel this is a very worthy endeavor, therefore I will throw in my name to help in whatever manner
      I can for the promotion of Archery. May I suggest starting an informal Archery newsletter committee
      to steer the first edition layout, logos, guidelines, etc? If there is someone who now publishes a local
      newsletter to guide us, I would be happy to do the leg work.

      I have been building arrows from bare shafts, spine testing, matching, and tuning which could be a
      series of articles, also I have been building "board bows" from buying the boards to the tillering process,
      and this also could be a series of articles.

      Yours In Service,
      Ld. Francois de Lions
      Deputy Target Archery Marshal
      Barony of Bonwicke,
      Kingdom of Ansteorra

      On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 10:42 PM, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:

      I have learned that the BoD is considering acting on a request I sent then last July. This request was to set up the sca electronic newsletter site to allow society wide newsletters for the various SCA activities such as martial, arts and sciences and service, etc.  Of particular interest to us is an archery newsletter. This is in addition to the supplemental newsletters that kingdoms can put out. Changes will have to be made to the web site to allow this to be done.

      So, since this is likely to happen, we should consider what the archery community can do make this work. We will need a group to manage and edit the newsletter and to encourage submissions to it. It can have information on archery events,current scores for society wide competitions, short useful bits of information and reviews of suppliers and books as well as articles, photos and archery art. And anything else that would be appropriate. It would contain both target archery and combat archery information.  The information in such a newsletter would be useful to many archers and could also demonstrate a sense of archery community.

      I hope we have some people in this group that are interested in working on such a project. I can provide some articles for it.  However, I have no background in publishing newsletters.

      Please crosspost this to any local archery groups and give them subscription information for this group.


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