Coming Attractions 2014

 

2014 Meetings, Workshops & Classes:

 

 

May 10 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Jacqueline Diamond
Your Writing Career Mistakes to Avoid
 
Afternoon Speaker: Dr. Leeshawn Cradoc-Moore
Relax and Be Fierce Not Afraid
   

May Online Class

May 12 – June 08 Show and Tell
with Shannon Donnelly
Click here for more information!

 

June 14 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Lynne Marshall
Creating Likeable Characters
 
Afternoon Speaker: Jennifer Apodaca
Writing Tropes
   

June Online Class

June 16 – July 13 Grammar that Matters
with MM Pollard
Click here for more information!

 

July 12 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Jenn Leblanc
The Cover: From Muse to Magic
 
Afternoon Speaker: Farrah Rochon
New Orleans: It’s More than Just the French Quarter
   

July Online Class

There is no online class in the month of July. Enjoy RWA National Conference.

 

August 09 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Kitty Bucholtz
Your How to Guide to Self-Publishing
 
Afternoon Speaker: Naima Simone
Loosing Your Inner Vixen – Writing Those Scenes
   

August Online Class

August 11 – September 7 Self-Editing
with Debra Mullins

 

September 13 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Linda MacLaughlin
TBA
 
Afternoon Speaker: Jennifer Dornbush
TBA
   

September Online Class

September 15 – October 12 Self-publishing
with Kitty Bucholtz

 

October 18 Chapter Meeting
This is the third Saturday of October!

BIRTHDAY BASH: Contests, Prizes, Critiques and More!

Special Guest Speaker: Rachel Kenley
TBA
 
Afternoon Speaker: Jade Lee
TBA
   

October Online Class

October 13 – November 09 Short Stories
with Louisa Bacio

 

November 08 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Jill Badonsky
TBA
 
Afternoon Speaker: Jill Badonsky
TBA
   

November Online Class

November 10 – December 7 The Amazon Bookseller’s Toolbox: Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know about Selling Books on Amazon… and Then Some
with Erica Barton

 

December 14 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Lynn Lorenz
Front-End Load Your Manuscript
 
Afternoon Speaker: Lynn Lorenz
Plotting by the Seat of Your Pants
   

No December Online Class

 
   

Previous 2013 & 2014 Meetings & Classes:

 

September 14 Chapter Meeting

 

Morning Workshop:

Melissa Cutler
Making Grammar Work for Your Voice

Afternoon Speaker:

Catherine Bybee
From Rejection to the New York Times

 

 

September Online Class

 

September 16 – October 13

Talking Back to Your Brain
with Susan and Harry Squires
Click HERE for more information.

 

October 12 Chapter Meeting

BIRTHDAY BASH : Contests, Prizes, Critiques and More!

 

Special Guest Speakers:

Victoria Dahl
“Unsympathetic Heroines and the Real Women We Love”

Afternoon Speaker:

Heather Bennett of Decadent Publishing
“Anatomy of a Successful Romance”

 

 

October Online Class

 

October 14 – November 10

Preparing for Contests
with Nancy Farrier
Click HERE for more information

 

 

November 09 Chapter Meeting

 

Morning Workshop:

Beth Yarnall
Making Description Work Hard for You

Afternoon Speaker:

Debra Mullins
“Writing Through Adversity”

 

 

 

November Online Class

 

November 11 – December 8

Writing the Regency Romance
with Shannon Donnelly
Click HERE for more information.

 

December 14 Chapter Meeting

 

Morning Workshop:

Judy Duarte
“TACKLING REVISIONS: With or Without a Quarterback in the Huddle”

 

Afternoon Speaker:

Sascha Illyvich
“Writing from the Male POV to Create Stronger Heroes”

 

 

No December Online Class

 

January 11 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop:

Jenny Baranick
Grammar Is in the Air

Afternoon Speaker:

Sharon Hamilton
What to Love About Writing Military Heroes

 

January Online Class

January 13 – February 9

Going the Distance: Goal Setting and Time Management for Writers
with Kitty Bucholtz

 

January 18 Special Workshop
(Reservations MUST be made for this workshop)

Workshop Presenter:

Angela James
Before You Hit Send

For More Information and to reserve your space, please click here.

 

February 08 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop:

Afternoon Speaker:

Tara Lain
Who Are You Really?Launching Your Author Brand

Dana Fredsti
Research and Romance for the Zombocalypse

 

February Online Class

February 10 – March 09

Can This Manuscript Be Saved?
with Susan Meier
Click here for more information!

 

 

March 08 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Zoe Archer & Nico Russo
Writing Action Scenes for Romance
 
Afternoon Speaker: Zoe Archer & Nico Russo
Finding Your Genre: Staying Adaptable in a Changing Market
   

March Online Class

March 10 – April 6 Writing Holiday Stories
with Beth Daniels
Click here for more information!

 

***March 29th Michael Hague Workshop***

When: March 29, 2014
Where: Embassy Suites Brea, CA
What: “Story Mastery for Romance Writers”
To Register or for more information click here

 

April 12 Chapter Meeting

Morning Workshop: Shannan Albright
World Building
 
Afternoon Speaker: Saranna DeWylde
How to Craft Compelling Villains
   

April Online Class

April 14 – May 11 Social Media for the Confused and Terrified
with Elena Dillon
Click here for more information!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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