Calendar

Apr
11
Sat
April Meeting with Sophie Jordan: How to Write a High Concept Series @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan will present How to Write High sophiejordanConcept Bestselling series. This popular workshop has been presented at the national RWA conference. Sophie Jordan grew up in the Texas hill country where she wove fantasies of dragons, warriors, and princesses. A former high school English teacher, she’s also the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Avon historical romances. She now lives in Houston with her family. Sophie also writes paranormal romances under the name Sharie Kohler. Visit her website at http://www.sophiejordan.net

 

May
9
Sat
May Meeting: Truer than Life: Characters and Dialogue with Virginia Kantra @ Bond Park Community Center
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

virginiakantraVirginia Kantra, New York Times bestselling author and member of Heart of Carolina, will present her inspiring and sought-after program, Truer than Life: Characters and Dialogue. This is a must-attend for both aspiring and highly-published authors. Virginia is the author of more than twenty-five books of contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense. Her stories have earned numerous awards including Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award, eight RITA nominations, and two National Readers’ Choice Awards. Her work includes the popular Children of the Sea series and, in e-book format, the Sweet Home, Carolina (The MacNeills) stories. Carolina Blues, the fourth of her new Dare Island novels, was released in October 2014. Visit her website at http://www.virginiakantra.com/index.html.

Jun
13
Sat
June Meeting @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

June meeting

Jul
11
Sat
July Meeting @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

July meeting: Pre-conference pitch session or writing retreat (TBA)

Aug
8
Sat
August Meeting: Post Conference Wrap-up @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by local authors who attended the con, a post-conference wrap-up. A session on information picked up at RWA, including the Annual Membership Meeting, panels and workshops. Open Q&A at the end of the session.

Sep
12
Sat
September Meeting: Meeting with an Editor @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for our September meeting with an editor from a publishing house.

Oct
10
Sat
All-Day October Workshop @ TBA
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All-Day October Workshop, TBA

Nov
14
Sat
November Meeting: Diversity in Romance and Why It Matters with Farrah Rochon @ Glen Eden Pilot Park
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Farrah Rochon presents “Diversity in Romance, and Why It Matters” for our November meeting.

Dec
12
Sat
December Holiday Party @ TBA
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sign up to bring something for the potluck!