9:00 am: BOD Meeting 10:00 am: Business Meeting 11:00 am: It's time to PlotLuck Party! Bring a favorite brunch potluck food, your imagination, and your plot! Let's help each other brainstorm new or existing stories or plot problems.
9:00 am: BOD Meeting 10:00 am: Business Meeting 11:00 am - 12:30pm: Book Description Blast by Meghan Pinson of My Two Cents Editing. Regardless of your publication level, your book description is an essential marketing element. Meghan will show how to make this brief but essential bit of copy shine whether it is for online metadata, jacket copy, query letters, and pitches. This course will help writers get book descriptions tight, vibrant, and compelling, and teach how best to use it.
11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Kelsey Horton, Author & Creative Empowerment Coach and Author of Robot Coconut Trees: Break Through Writer's Block, Unleash Your Creative Voice, and Become the Writer You Already Are Have you ever struggled with writer’s block, self-doubt, imposter syndrome or just struggled to find your career and writing path? Kelsey works with writers just like you every day because they are ready to get “unstuck” release their incredible creativity and share their voice with the world. Join MORWA for a workshop that will teach you the steps to embrace your inner creativity, overcome writer’s block, discover what has you feeling stuck or just how to kick your writing to the next level. Invite your non-MORWA member writing friends--even those friends who talk about writing but aren't actively writing because this is going to be a great workshop for them too.
June 6 - St Louis County Library (Prairie Commons branch) July 10 - St Louis County Library (Jamestown Bluff branch) August 9 - St Louis County Library (Bridgeton Trails Branch) Sept 13 - St Louis County Library (Bridgeton Trails Branch) October 4 - St Louis County Library (Jamestown Bluff branch) November 8 - St Louis County Library (Bridgeton Trails Branch) December 6 - St Louis County Library (Jamestown Bluff branch)
MORWA Special Event Workshop
Before You Hit Send!
Join MORWA and our special guest Angela James, editoral director at Carina Press, for her Before You Hit Send editing workshop!
Workshop location, pricing and other details will be updated soon. Workshop will be open to the public. More information coming soon!
Workshop or Program Proposal for MORWA
Do you have a workshop, program, or discussion topic you'd like to present to MORWA? We are interested in hearing from authors both within and outside of the romance genre, editors, literary agents, marketing specialists, and other industry professionals, as well as from people with interesting jobs, hobbies, and backgrounds.
Chapter members - Interested in getting your personal appearances added to the chapter calendar? Know of any writing related events in St. Louis your chapter members might be interested in attending? Send the information to the chapter webmaster!