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 Meeting : Open Mic Night

October 20, 2016
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

Come read your literary creations or sit back and enjoy your fellow writers as they recite their work.

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Howard County Chapter Character Psychology Presentation

September 15, 2016
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

The Psychology of Character Development

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Howard County Chapter Meeting w/Catherine Asaro

August 18, 2016
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

Join us with guest Catherine Asaro!

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Baltimore Chapter July Meeting

July 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

The Journey from Writing through Marketing: A Book's Journey

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Howard County Chapter Critique Workshop

July 21, 2016
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

Come talk shop about writing and get feedback on your work.

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Charles County Chapter, July

July 20, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 214
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Sharing and discussing our writing

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Writers Wanted For "Destination" Websites

July 20, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Looking for opportunities to grow your social media network and expand your portfolio of published works? Of course you are!

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Baltimore Chapter June Meeting with Aaron Henkin

June 30, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

"Block by Block" Featuring Aaron Henkin of WYPR

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Howard County Chapter Dragonfly Arts Mag Poetry Rdg

June 16, 2016
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

Dragonfly Arts Magazine Poetry Reading w/HopeWorks & Chapter Elections

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Charles County, June Meeting

June 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 214
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Nancy Alexander: The Psychology of Character Development

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SCRIPT WRITING

May 19, 2016
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

The nuts and bolts of dramatic writing, specifically for the stage, including methods of creating dynamic characters, active plots, and solid structures.

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Charles County Chapter, May

May 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry Building, Room BI 214
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Young Writers Contest/ Writing about Writing

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Writing For The Ear Vs The Page

April 21, 2016
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

Aaron Henkin on writing for the ear versus writing for the page.

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Charles County Chapter, April

April 20, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, Room 214
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
http://www.csmd.edu/about/campuses/laplata/

Building Readership

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

April 20, 2016
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 & Book Swap

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March 28th Meeting

March 28, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Leonardtown Library Branch
23250 Hollywood Rd.
Leonardtown, MD 20650
http://www.stmalib.org/about-us/library-hours/

Joe Orlando of Fenwick St. Used Books & Music presents "Your Best Book Signing"

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MWA Howard County Chapter Meeting

March 17, 2016
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

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING & SUBMITTING SHORT FICTION BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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Charles County, March Meeting

March 16, 2016
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/

Telling our Stories

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MWA-MoCo March 9 chapter meeting

March 09, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Open Mic night with host Karen Valentine

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

February 18, 2016
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

Perfecting Your Author Platform: Why Background Matters, and How to Get the Right One, with Ally Machate

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Charles County, February Meeting

February 17, 2016
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/

Anthony Clark--Attracting and Managing Media Attention

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

February 17, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Katherine Pickett Talks Editors and Editing

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MWA Howard County Chapter Monthly Meeting

January 21, 2016
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

Historical Fiction with Ellen Herbert

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