Listen Up, Grasshopper

by Ann Marie Becker Psst. I’ve got a secret to share. It’s a big one. The key to happiness? The secret of life? Yeah, it’s balance.  I’m convinced of it. […]

Creatures of Story: Hardwired for Story

By Mackenzie Lucas Lisa Cron, in her book Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence, says that readers look […]

Be Fearless

By Nichole Christoff A great American once said, “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” Never have those words been more true. Whether you’re a reader and the struggling […]

What’s in Store for You at the 2014 Retreat

**** Join Robin Perini in a rare ‘live’ presentation of Discovering Story Magic, a story development and revision tool.  Using the movie Jerry Maguire, Robin will introduce participants to a […]

2014 Retreat–Registration Is Open!

Join WRW at the 30th anniversary of its IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS retreat, April 4-6. Click here for more information about the retreat. Registration opens for WRW members on […]

February 8, 2014 Meeting: Leigh Duncan

On February 8, 2014, we meet at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center where award-winning author Leigh Duncan will present her workshops “Book It, Dan-O! ” and  “A Walk In The Plot.”   Book […]

Looking for a Few Good Members…

…to fill some open positions.  We need a: * Meeting Recorder to record the Virginia meetings. * Communications Chair, someone who’s social media/communications savvy and interested in coordinating our volunteers who make up […]

Seeking Nominations for the 2014 Nancy Richards-Akers Mentoring Award

It’s that time of year again when WRW members must nominate The Nancy Richards-Akers Mentoring Award recipient. Awarded since 2000, this mentoring award honors the memory of WRW member Nancy […]

Synopsis Help

WRW members recently shared tips and resources for writing a synopsis. Tips * The three-page requirement is usually a maximum page length.  Editors don’t want to read more than 3 pages of […]

February 15, 2014 – Turn the Page Book Signing Event

Join Turn the Page Bookstore for their next book signing on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 12-2pm EST with Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb, Erica Bauermeister, Jaci Burton, Sylvia Day, Stephanie Dray/Draven, Jeaniene […]