Our meetings are held the third Saturday of the month, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Felix & Oscars, 4050 Merle Hay Road. We feature a writing program or guest speaker at each meeting. Networking and lunch afterwards.
Our programs are varied and cover everything from fiction writing basics and getting published to the business side of your writing career, and everything in-between. Members attend free. Guests are allowed to attend one meeting free.
What’s Ahead for 2018:
January – “The Business Side of Writing” by Author Maggie Rivers. Maggie will delve into the business side of writing including how to form a company, taxes, and slogging through the paperwork.
February – “Setting the Crime Scene” by Jessie Whitmer. Jessie has spent over twenty years in law enforcement, several of which have been undercover, infiltrating drug rings. He will discuss some of his experiences to help us comprehend the thought process behind a law enforcement officer and help us “set the scene” for crime scenes in our books.
April – “Character Building 101: Building Your Character from the Ground Up” by Mica Rossi. Mica will walk through the process of fleshing out your characters and making them real.
May – “How to Write a Series and Keep It Straight” by Author Maggie Rivers. How DO you keep track of all those series characters? Maggie explains how to write your series and what to do with all those wonderful, quirky characters you have in mind.
Aug – Marie Force.
Sep – Open House – Find out what we’re all about. Everyone welcome. Light snacks provided.
Oct – “Scene Building 101: Building a Scene from the Ground Up” by Mica Rossi . Mica will discuss scenes and how you write them.
Dec – Awards Banquet (members only) – no meeting.