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

Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Dr. Phil Burgess

December 18, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Annapolis Institute President and Author Dr. Phil Burgess

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St. Mary's Chapter December Meeting: Tracey Pintell Quade, Mind-Mapping Workshop for Writers

December 12, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Park Library
21677 FDR Blvd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
http://www.stmalib.org/about-us/library-hours/

Tracey Pintell Quade will lead us in a workshop on mind-mapping for writers.

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Writer to Writer: The Montgomery Roundtable

December 11, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street, Room CC210
Rockville, MD 20850
http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/

Come talk shop about writing with the writers of the Montgomery County chapter of MWA

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting: Richard White

November 25, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
http://www.ukazoo.com

Learn how to spot publishing scams

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Charles County Chapter Meeting

November 20, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 124
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Self-published author Brandon Patterson will discuss options for plot development

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Local Author Daniel McInerny

November 20, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Self-publishing; high comedy in an age of irony; children's literature

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Carroll County Chapter November Meeting: David Wilson

November 16, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch
2255 Hanover Pike
Greenmount, MD 21074
http://www.library.carr.org/about/northcarroll.asp

Author of widely-acclaimed thrillers Unholy Grail and Sirocco

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Baltimore Writers' Conference

November 16, 2013
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Towson University CLA Building

Towson, MD 21252
http://www.baltimorewritersconference.org/

The 21st Annual Baltimore Writers' Conference

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FYI: Sonia Taitz at Salisbury Barnes & Noble

November 04, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Barnes and Noble Bookstore
2618 North Salisbury Boulevard
Salisbury, MD 21801
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2145

Sonia Taitz, author of The Watchmaker's Daughter, will speak and sign books

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Montgomery County Chapter November Meeting: Intellectual Property Attorney Cynthia Blake Sanders

November 02, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street, Room CC210
Rockville, MD 20850
http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/

Writing and the Law: Important Legal Lessons for Writers

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting: Baltimore Review

October 28, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
http://www.ukazoo.com

Baltimore Review Editors: An Inside Look at the Editorial Process

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St. Mary's County October Chapter Meeting: Internet Security for Writers

October 22, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Park Library, Longfellow Room
21677 FDR Blvd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
http://www.stmalib.org/about-us/library-hours/

Rebecca Woosley will present to the group

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Howard County Chapter Meeting

October 17, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunrise Senior Living
6500 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-columbia/overview.aspx

Author and Publisher Austin Camacho on The Small Press: How it Works, and How to Work With It

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Charles County Chapter Meeting

October 16, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Rooms BI 124 and Bl 103
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Concurrent sessions: poetry workshop; magazine writing

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

October 16, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Nancy Smay on Agents and ePublishing

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LitMore Welcome Party

October 12, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Ivy Bookshop
6080 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
http://theivybookshop.com/

Baltimore's new literary arts center, LitMore, opens its doors in October

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Carroll County Chapter Meeting: Doug Norton

October 12, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048
http://library.carr.org/about/finksburg.asp

From discouraging agents, to independent publishing and successful marketing.

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Montgomery County Chapter Meeting: Local Art, Local Words

October 09, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Plaza Artist Materials and Picture Framing

Rockville, MD
http://www.plazaart.com/stores/rockville

Local Art, Local Words: MAA and MWA Kick Off Collaboration

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Moon Madness in Baltimore

October 07, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Village Learning Place
2521 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
http://www.villagelearningplace.org/

October is here, and that means FREEFALL.

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting

September 23, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
http://www.ukazoo.com

Author CJ Ellisson: Building a Platform to Sell Yourself and Your Book

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St. Mary's County Chapter Meeting

September 23, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Park Library, Meeting Room A
21677 FDR Blvd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
http://www.stmalib.org/about-us/library-hours/

Wayne Karlin: Point of View Workshop

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Howard County Chapter Meeting

September 19, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunrise Senior Living
6500 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-columbia/overview.aspx

Best-Selling Author Maria Snyder on Goals, Motivation and Conflict

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Charles County Chapter Meeting

September 18, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 124
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Details coming soon!

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

September 18, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Local author and musician Sarah Pinsker

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Carroll County Chapter Meeting

September 14, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Westminster Branch Library
50 East Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
http://library.carr.org/about/westminster.asp

Details coming soon!

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Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

September 07, 2013
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/

Baltimore poet Shirley J. Brewer

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting

August 26, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
http://www.ukazoo.com

Ukazoo Books Owner: Getting Your Book on the Shelf

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St. Mary's County Chapter Meeting

August 22, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Park Library, Meeting Room A
21677 FDR Blvd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
http://www.stmalib.org/about-us/library-hours/

Carolee Noury: How to Create a Winning Author Bio

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

August 21, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Vonnie Crist, author of the YA fantasy novel The Enchanted Skean

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Howard County Chapter Meeting

August 15, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunrise Senior Living
6500 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-columbia/overview.aspx

Round Table and Louise Harris Lecture: Finding Time to Write!

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Carroll County Chapter Meeting

August 10, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mt. Airy Branch Library
705 Ridge Avenue
Mount Airy, MD 21771
http://library.carr.org/about/locations.asp

Author Julie Castillo teaches a dynamic fiction-writing workshop.

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No Montgomery County Chapter Meeting in August!

August 03, 2013
12:00 AM

No meeting this month

No meeting in August!

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting

July 22, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
http://www.ukazoo.com

Details Coming Soon!

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Howard County Meeting

July 18, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunrise Senior Living
6500 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-columbia/overview.aspx

Vonnie Winslow Crist: Be Ready when Opportunity Knocks - the Secret to Getting Published!

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Charles County Chapter Meeting

July 17, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 124
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Dialogue Workshop II — The Sequel

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

July 17, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Doug Norton, author of political thriller Code Word: Paternity

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Carroll County Chapter Novel and Short Story Critique Group Meeting

July 13, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Westminster Branch Library
50 East Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
http://library.carr.org/about/westminster.asp

Novel and Short Story Critique Group

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St. Mary's County Chapter Meeting

July 11, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Park Library, Meeting Room A
21677 FDR Blvd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653

Angela Render Speaks about Social Networking for Writers

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Montgomery Chapter Meeting

July 10, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/

Larry Matthews Talks “Biography: Fact or Fiction?”

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