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

Howard County Chapter: Mad Libs Fun Workshop

May 18, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Need a laugh? Want to get those creative juices flowing? We have just the thing. Help us create a wacky story in this Mad Libs workshop.

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MWA MoCo May 13

May 13, 2017
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Mid-County Community Recreation Center
2004 Queensguard Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906
https://mwamontgomery.com/

Dialogue - Importance & Purposes with Judy Kelly

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Designing Your Book Cover

April 27, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

How to attract potential readers with your cover design

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Howard County Chapter Meeting: How to Make Editors Want Your Book A Look from Both Sides of the Slush Pile

April 20, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Come learn what works and what doesn't. We’ll discuss all kinds of editing tips and explore the editing process from delicate pruning to slash-and-burn.

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The Writing Roller Coaster

March 25, 2017
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Crowne Plaza Annapolis
173 Jennifer Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza

2017 MWA Conference

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Howard County Chapter

March 16, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Everything You Need to Know About Writing Science Fiction

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Annapolis: Behind the Scenes at a Book Review Site

March 15, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

Ever wanted to know how authors get those reviews? Find out!

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MWA MoCo March 4th

March 04, 2017
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Mid-County Community Recreation Center
2004 Queensguard Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906
https://mwamontgomery.com/

Short Story Workshop with Nancy Day Sakaduski

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Howard County Chapter Meeting: ACT IT OUT

February 16, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Nancy Alexander will build on Peter's Pollack's January presentation on dialogue through enactments of dialogue examples and descriptions that we learned in the previous month.

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Howard County Chapter Dialogue Writing Workshop

January 19, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Dialogue Writing Workshop with Peter Pollak

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January 2017 Workshop With Author Julie Castillo

January 14, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Author Julie Castillo will present the interactive workshop,“So you want to write a book!”

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