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32577Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?

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  • Ld.blackmoon
    Jan 9, 2013
      might possibly try a seasonal list of where when practices / events are held , so that travelers could stop in and shoot with different groups , or events .
      or possibly contact info for different areas , so travelers could check to see if something was going to be going on at the same time and place they were traveling to or through ..
      Be Safe , Be Happy, Have Fun .
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      From: Taslen
      Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 6:34 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?


      One thing we could definitely do would be to post the calendar of archery events for the season I know that the Eastwatch group in Cleveland has a weekly practice and that could be a on going listing. How often will the newsletter be published?  I will start putting together a database of the articles in the "Bodkins Point" and the authors I take it we would then need "permission to publish"?


      From: Marie Cowan <marieann72@...>
      To: "SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com" <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 6:53 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?

      What will the submission process be for SCA members who wish to submit items to the newsletter site? 

      Other than historical reference pieces will we also see pieces about shooting techniques and tools, shoot designs used throughout our current SCA community, events, and highlights of our groups and individuals across the lands? 


      On Jan 9, 2013, at 5:48 PM, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:

      I do not know as yet.  I will ask. 


      From: Taslen <taslen2000@...>
      To: "SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com" <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wed, January 9, 2013 3:23:32 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?

      Would the newsletter support "links" to say online videos?


      From: Frank Schalles <francisschalles@...>
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 10:13 AM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SCA wide archery newsletter?

      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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