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

MWA Annapolis Chapter Meeting

December 16, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Polishing Your Work for Publication with Ally E.Machate

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MWA Montgomery County Monthly Chapter Meeting

December 09, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Critique & Social facilitated by Carolee Noury

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

November 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
938 York Road
Towson, MD 21204

Perfecting Your Author Platform with Ally E. Machate

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MWA Charles County Monthly Chapter Meeting

October 20, 2015
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/

“Seven Things to Know Before Signing on the Dotted Line” with Cynthia Sanders

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

October 15, 2015
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

Get those Crime Scenes Right with John French

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MWA Montgomery County Monthly Chapter Meeting

October 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

The Many Paths to Publication with Katherine Pickett

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

September 28, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
938 York Road
Towson, MD 21204

PRESENTING JASON TINNEY and HOLLY MORSE-ELLINGTON

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

September 17, 2015
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

PITCH YOUR STORY WORKSHOP with Steve Lubs

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MWA Charles County Chapter Monthly Meeting

September 16, 2015
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/

Writing for young adults is a rapidly growing field, with agents and editors actively seeking manuscripts.

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

August 20, 2015
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

Writing Diverse Characters

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MWA Annapolis Chapter Monthly Meeting

August 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Open Mic Night

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MWA Carroll County Monthly Chapter Meeting

August 08, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Lucia St. Clair Robson: Predicting The Past

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

July 27, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Speaker: Gregg Wilhelm

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MWA Charles County Chapter Monthly Meeting

July 22, 2015
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

Scriptwriting with Bob Bartlett

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FYI: Book Signing with MWA member Tom Hollyday

July 22, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mystery Loves Company

Oxford, MD

At Mystery Loves Company bookstore

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

July 08, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Meg Eden Presents “Lit Mags Aren’t Dead”

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

June 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Turn WordPress Into a Powerful Publishing Platform with Gary Lester

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

June 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

Character and Plot Workshop With Brenda Clough

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MWA Charles County Chapter Monthly Meeting

June 17, 2015
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

Point of View with Wayne Karlin

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

June 10, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Open-Mic Night for Writers! with Karen Valentine

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

May 21, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

D. L. Carter: "What Crazy Is That Cat?"

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MWA Charles County Chapter Meeting

May 20, 2015
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

Open Mic Night

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MWA Annapolis Chapter Meeting

May 20, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Paul Lagasse and Gary Lester

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

May 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Jonathon Scott Fuqua

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

May 02, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Writing for Children: The Myths and the Magic with Amy S. Hansen

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Meeting

April 27, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Creative Fiction and How to Get Published: Kathy Flann

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

April 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

Open Mic Night

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**CANCELLED** Poetry Cabaret at the Washington Navy Yard

April 16, 2015
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Washington Navy Yard
The Catering & Conference Center
Washington, DC

This Saint Patrick’s Day: Enjoy the Poetry Cabaret @ The Washington Navy Yard to benefit the Civilian Morale, Welfare and Recreation (CMWR) program.

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MWA Charles County Chapter Meeting

April 15, 2015
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

"From Stuck to Flowing" with Allix Moore

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MWA Annapolis Chapter Meeting

April 15, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Gary Garth McCann will be the April 2015 speaker at the Annapolis MWA

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MWA Carroll County Chapter Meeting

April 11, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

“The Forgotten Discipline: Fiction Craftsmanship" with Tom Glenn

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

April 08, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Flash Your Fiction: Let’s Ignite Our Creative Fire and Sharpen Our Skills!

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MWA St. Mary's County Chapter Meeting

March 31, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

The Forgotten Discipline: Fiction Craftsmanship

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MWA Charles County Chapter Meeting

March 25, 2015
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

Presenting writer Neal Dwyer

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Meeting

March 23, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Open Mic Night Featuring Sid Gold & Kevin Lavey

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

March 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

A Teen’s Road to Publication: Melanie Batchelor

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MWA Annapolis Chapter Meeting

March 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Julia Vickers will be the March 2015 speaker at MWA Annapolis

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MWA Carroll County Chapter Meeting

March 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

"You've Finished Your Manuscript, Now What?" with Dani Pettrey

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting Reminder

March 07, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

With Author and Publisher Craig Schenning: How to Publish Your Book in the 21st Century

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MWA St. Mary's County Chapter Monthly Meeting

February 24, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Critique Group Session

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MWA Baltimore Chapter Meeting

February 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Tax Talk for Writers, presented by Zaundria Coward

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

February 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

Workshop: Speak Your Words with Izolda Trakhtenberg

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MWA Charles County Chapter Meeting

February 18, 2015
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

Open Mic

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MWA Annapolis Chapter Meeting

February 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Fraser Smith: Keep Typing!

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

February 11, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

February Chapter Meeting with Michael C. Dougherty Crowdfunding: What it is and how to use it to bankroll your next writing project, with Michael C. Dougherty

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MWA Carroll County Chapter Meeting

February 07, 2015
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Ally Machate: Pitching, Querying, and Proposing: How Authors Go from Shy to Sold

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MWA St. Mary's County Chapter Meeting

January 27, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Critique Group

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MWA Charles County Chapter Meeting

January 21, 2015
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

Critique Group Session

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

January 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

Web Marketing Metrics with Angela Render

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MWA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting

January 03, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Kat Spitzer:Promoting Your Work with a Hefty Dose of Humor

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