Meeting/Event Information

 

MWA chapter meetings are open to the public and are free to MWA members and first-time guests. Returning non-members will be asked to pay $5. Non-members wishing to join MWA may do so at meetings or here. 

Events marked 'FYI' are not MWA events, and are provided as a courtesy for the benefit of members and supporters.

Past Meetings

Baltimore Chapter: The Do's and Don'ts of Writing Query Letters

February 22, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cockeysville Recreation Center (across from the Cockeysville Library)
9836 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Mary Stojak will present how to write the Query Letter that gets the attention of publishers.

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Ghostwriting — Secret and Not-so-secret Collaborations

February 21, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
http://www.marylandhall.org

Thinking about other ways to make an income from your writing? Interested in being a part of book projects that can change lives? Come meet a nationally bestselling ghostwriter and learn a little more about this “under the radar” writing field including w

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Howard County Chapter: Join authors from Benjamin Franklin to Stephen King and print on demand, crucial considerations for self-publishing

February 15, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

Eileen McIntire will discuss the ‘ins and outs’ and ‘pros and cons’ of self-publishing.

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MWA Board Meeting February 13

February 13, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Howard County Library, Miller Branch - Patapsco Room
HCLS Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042

The next MWA Board meeting will be Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Miller branch of the Howard County Public library, 9421 Frederick Rd. Ellicott City MD 21042 in the Patapsco Room.

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Lower Eastern Shore Chapter Meeting

February 13, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Salt Water Media
29 Broad St Suite 104
Berlin, MD 21811
https://www.saltwatermedia.com

Monthly gathering of the chapter! It’s BYO-drinks/snacks. No presenters – just a friendly get-together.

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Baltimore Chapter - A Body Disposal Primer for Writers

January 25, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cockeysville Recreation Center (across from the Cockeysville Library)
9836 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, MD 21030

What happens to a body at a crime scene, in the hospital or at the morgue. Jeanne will share the correct information about this topic. Whether you are writing non-fiction or fiction come learn how to deal with a dead body.

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Howard County Chapter: “Creating Your Social Media Roadmap”

January 18, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

Tiffany Carter will show you how to nail down the basics and create a social media strategy that will work even while you sleep.

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Mauled Men, Drowned Dames, and Crispy Critters: A Body Disposal Primer for Writers

January 17, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
http://www.marylandhall.org

Got an inconvenient corpse in your book that someone needs to dispose of? What about one that has turned up and needs to be investigated? Or perhaps a character that just begs to be offed in an interesting way? Whether you are writing mystery, thriller, s

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Carroll County Chapter: The Do’s and Don'ts of Query Letters

January 13, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Mary Stojak, a long-time MWA member with a Masters in Fiction from Johns Hopkins University, will tell the do's and don'ts of query letters and provide insight into the process of attracting the right kind of attention from publishers.

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Montgomery Chapter January Meeting

January 13, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mid-County Community Recreation Center
2004 Queensguard Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Author Panel: Tips on Marketing and Indie vs Traditional Publishing With Q & A

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MWA Board Meeting

January 11, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Howard County Library, Miller Branch - Patapsco Room
HCLS Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Miller Branch of Howard County library.

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