Saturday, February 11, 2017
A Day with Bestselling Author Lori Wilde
Morning workshop: Showing and Telling: Building the Foundation for Compelling Fiction
Afternoon workshop: Stepping Stones on the Path to Career Success
About the Speaker:
New York Times and USA Today best selling author, Lori Wilde has sold seventy-eight works of fiction to four major New York Publishing houses. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and a certificate in forensic nursing from Kaplan University. She is a member of the Internal Association of Forensic Nurses.
Her first NYT bestseller, the third book in her Twilight, Texas series, The First Love Cookie Club has been optioned for a television movie.
A popular writing instructor, Lori is a three time RITA finalist and has four times been nominated for Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. She’s won the Colorado Award of Excellence, the Wisconsin Write Touch Award, The Golden Quill, the Lories, and The More than Magic. Her books have been translated into 26 languages and excerpted in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Complete Woman, and Quick and Simple magazines. She lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.
General Chapter Meeting Information
Our chapter meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month. Other than the October meeting, our meetings usually have the following agenda. Ask an Author is from 9 – 9:50 am and the meeting begins at 10 am with announcements. At 10:25 there is a break so that PAW/PAN can adjourn to the next room for their meeting. The morning speaker, usually geared toward general members and PRO members, runs from 10:30 to 11:30 when we break for lunch. You are welcome to bring your own, go out to one of the nearby restaurants or place an order for lunch with us!
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The meeting resumes at 12:15 with Chapter business. The afternoon speaker begins at 12:45 and the meeting adjourns at 1:45.
Meeting fee is $10 for members. First meeting for new guests is $10, second meeting is $20.
Meetings are held, with the exception of the October Birthday Bash, at the Brea Community Center located at 695 E. Madison Way, on the corner of Randolph Ave. and Madison Way. It is easily accessible from the 57 freeway via Imperial Highway.
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As stated above, OCCRWA’s purpose is to promote excellence in romance fiction, to help writers exchange their knowledge and establish career goals, and to support and encourage our members through all levels of their careers.