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Did you know that most of our meetings are recorded? Meetings from September, 2012, and on are available in our archive.  From the main menu, click Online Library.

 

February 11, 2017 – Michael Hennessay Presents “Crafting Your Own Author Brand” and “Getting From Brand X to Brand XXX (or Brand XOXO)”.  Arlington Public Library, Shirlington, VA.

December 4, 2016 – Holiday Party

November 5, 2016 – A Day of Craft Writing with New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Grace Burrowes.  Arlington Public Library, Shirlington, VA.

October 8, 2016 – Readers and Bloggers Luncheon

September 17, 2016 – Mindy Klasky Presents “Nuts and Bolts: Organizational Tools for Writers”; Annual General Meeting; Break-out Sessions.  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

June 11-12, 2016 – Master Class with Eloisa James: The Alpha & the Omega of Romance Writing: How to Design a Book and a Career.  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

May 14, 2016 – Kim Lionetti, Heather Webb, and Jennifer Mishler took part in an editor and agent panel.  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

April 29-May 1, 2016 – In the Company of Writers Retreat, Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Westminster, MD.

March 12, 2016 – Cristin Harber Presents “Managing Your Writing Business” and “Launching Your Book”. Shirlington Branch of the Arlington County Library, Arlington, VA.

February 13, 2016 – Joanna Bourne Presents “In-Depth Point of View: Why POV Is Important and How to Build It.”  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

January 9, 2016 – It’s All About the Money
Donna MacMeans Presents “Everything Taxes and Your Writing Career” and Angele McQuade Presents “Cash & Creativity: How Cleaning Up Your Finances Can Spark New Creative Success.”  Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD.

December 6, 2015 – Holiday Party

November 7, 2015 – Red Quill Writing Workshop from Harlequin
Elizabeth Mazer Presents “5 Things a Writer Can Do to Stand Out to an Editor” and “What Category Are You?”, a series overview that includes a cold reading of 5 manuscripts’ first pages.  Shirlington Branch of the Arlington County Library, Arlington, VA.

October 10, 2015 – Readers and Bloggers Luncheon

September 12, 2015 – Hope Ramsay Presents “Using Character Archetypes to Find the Love Story and Plot.” Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

June 6-7, 2015 – Cherry Adair’s Master Class Program.  Hilton Garden Inn Arlington, Arlington, VA.

May 16, 2015 – Tiffany Yates Martin Presents “Edit Yourself: Practical Steps to Polishing Your Manuscript.”  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

April 17-19, 2015 – In the Company of Writers Retreat, Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Westminster, MD.

March 14, 2015 – Young Adult/New Adult Double Header with Guest Jennifer L. Armentrout.  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center, Bethesda, MD.

February 7, 2015 – Kate Johnson and J.T. Bock Present “Some Assembly Required: A Whedonite’s Guide to Characterization.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

January 10, 2015 – Jennifer Fusco Presents “Practical Marketing Advice for Writers.” Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

December 7, 2014 – Holiday Party

November 1, 2014 – WRW’s First Annual Write-In Hosted by Kathleen Gilles Seidel, Arlington, VA.

October 11, 2014 – Readers and Bloggers Luncheon
An intimate setting for readers, bloggers, and authors to mingle over lunch. Limited seating; registration and payment required.

September 13, 2014 – WRW Board and Keely Thrall Present “Welcome Home – Connecting with Your Writing Tribe” or Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the RWA’s Washington Romance Writers (WRW); Annual General Meeting;  Denny S. Bryce and Marsha Nuccio Present “The Business of Marketing Your Brand: An Author’s Guide.”  Marymount University, Ballston Conference Center, Arlington, VA.

June 7 & 8, 2014 – Candace Havens and Liz Pelletier, Marymount University Main Campus, Arlington, VA.
June 7: Candace Havens Presents “The Book in a Month Club: Fast Draft and Revision Hell”; Liz Pelletier Presents “An Introduction: Editing a Best Seller”; Pitch Sessions.
June 8: Candace Havens Presents “High Concept/Big Tent: Sell Your Book”; Liz Pelletier Presents “Structuring a Romance with Tropes”; Pitch Sessions.

May 10, 2014 – Mindy Klasky, “How to Launch Nine Books in Eight Months, or the Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing a Winning Series” and “A Hybrid Writer’s Life:  New Tools for Finding, Building, and Exploiting Markets.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

April 4-6, 2014 – In the Company of Writers Retreat, Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Westminster, MD.

March 8, 2014 – Denise McInerney, “IMPROV Techniques for Writers.”  Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.

February 8, 2014 – Leigh Duncan, “Book It, Dan-O! ” and  “A Walk In The Plot.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

January 11, 2014 – Kathleen Gilles Seidel, “Northanger Abbey: Our Final Session on Jane Austen’s Books and their Movies.”  Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.

November 2, 2013 – Gwen Hernandez, “Scrivener.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

October 5, 2013 – Alma Katsu, “Upping the Ante: How to Create and Sustain Conflict in Your Novel” and The “Conflict in Your Scene” Critique.  JeanMarie Ward, “2014 WRW Marlene Awards.”  Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.

September 7, 2013 – Robin Covington, Avery Flynn, Stephanie Dray/Stephanie Draven, and Laura Kaye (panel), “The 411 on Writing Best Selling Category Romance”; WRW annual meeting; Kimberly Kincaid, Stephanie Dray/Stephanie Draven, and Laura Kaye (panel), “The 411 on Writing Best Selling Single Title Romance.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

June 8, 2013 – Meredith Bond, “Self-Publishing”; Katie Dunneback, “Social Media (Twitter & Pinterest)”; and Amanda Brice, “Legally Fiction: Intellectual Property Issues for Authors.”  Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.

May 11, 2013 – Virginia Kantra, “Gender: Sex, Style and Substance” and “Sex, Struggle, Intimacy, and Control: It’s Not (Just) About the Handcuffs.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

April 19-21, 2013 – In the Company of Writers Retreat, Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Westminster, MD.

March 23 & 24, 2013 – Bob Mayer, Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.
March 23: Bob Mayer Presents Write It Forward
March 24: Novel Writing Seminar with Bob Mayer

February 9, 2013 – Allison Leotta, “Get A Clue.”  Ballston Conference Center, Marymount University, Arlington, VA.

January 12, 2013 – Kathy Seidel, “Mansfield Park.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

December 9, 2012 – Holiday Party

November 10, 2012 – Margie Lawson, “Empowering Characters Emotions.”   Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

October 13, 2012 – Alicia Rasley, “Deep POV.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.

September 9, 2012 – Cathy Maxwell, “Claiming Your Voice.”  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center, Bethesda, MD.