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Maryland State Arts Council

Conferencing 101 with Jane Friedman

Never been to a conference? Don't know what to expect or how to prepare? Publishing gugu Jane Friedman covers all the nuts and bolts, with tips for newbies and veterans and speakers. Find the idea of networking daunting - check out her tips on schmoozing for introverts? Want to meet publishing profe...

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February 2020 Notable Author: Alice McGill, Children's Storyteller

Alice McGill, Children's Literature "For me, writing is an expedition through life experiences.”  –  Alice McGill Alice McGill was born in the small rural town of Scotland Neck, North Carolina.  She attended a four-room school with her seven brothers and sister...

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Feb 20

Howard County February Mtg - P.J. O’Dwyer Presents “The State of Modern Romance"

Chocolates, flowers, and a complete run-down of the modern market for Romance

Feb 24

MWA Board Meeting - February 24, 2020

The next MWA Board meeting will be February 24, 2020.

Mar 14

Montgomery County Chapter March Mtg - Fleshing Out Characters

Interactive presentation - we’ll discuss character arcs and how to tie them into the plot.

Mar 14

Carroll County Mtg: The Research Process with Lois Szymanski

Author Lois Szymanski will talk about the importance of research for both fiction and nonfiction writing.

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Mar 14

Prince Georges County March Mtg - Women’s History Month with Yellow Arrow Publishing

Recent statistics and the challenges of being a woman in publishing

View the full calendar here.

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.

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