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Events

Howard County Chapter: Getting Those Fight Scenes Right

August 17, 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

Keith R.A. DeCandido, who is both a veteran writer of genre fiction and a second-degree black belt in karate, discusses the ins and outs of writing action scenes, from accurately portraying hand-to-hand combat to describing it in such a way that still fur

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From Brain to Bookshelf

March 23, 2018
12:00 AM to 11:45 PM

Sheraton Columbia

Maryland Writers' Association 2018 Conference

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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

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