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Donald Maass on the Emotional Craft of Fiction, MWA Workshop October 12, 2019

Maryland Writers’ Association is pleased to offer an all-day workshop with Donald Maass on The Emotional Craft of Fiction. The workshop will be held at the Hilton BWI, on October 12, 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm. Donald Maass is founder and president of the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York,...

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May 2019 Notable Maryland Author Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman “I am who I am today because of libraries.”  Laura Lippman Ms. Lippman grew up in Baltimore and attended city schools through ninth grade. Her family moved and she graduated from Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Md., and then attended Northwestern University&rsq...

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April 2019 Notable Maryland Author Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter "Because I'm too old for tragedy. I like a nice happy ending too." Stephen Hunter Stephen Hunter is an award winning American novelist, essayist, and film critic. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. His mother wrote children's books. The Army d...

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Updates for MWA Members

The latest editions of Quick Notes from the President and Quarterly Newsletter are now available for members. Login to your member account and then click on the links under the 'Member' menu to learn more about MWA happenings, writer submission and contest opportunities, member successes, craft insi...

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Jun 12

South Baltimore Chapter Meeting June 12th, 2019 with Denise Camacho-What Do You Need To Do To Get Published in Today's Industry

Denise Camacho will help you gain a realistic understanding of how the publishing process works and how you can maximize your chances for success as you compete with other aspiring authors.

Jun 15

Frederick County Chapter: Website & Blog Share

Share your website & blog, and learn about setting one up!

Jun 22

Annual Membership Meeting 2019

Join us for the MWA Annual Membership Meeting. In addition to voting on our proposed bylaw changes, there will be readings from some of our contest winners.

Jun 27

Baltimor Chapter Meeting - June 27th, 2019 with Michele Chynoweth - It Takes One to Know One (Character Development)

This presentation will help you develop believable, compelling characters that readers can really connect. It will include tips on how to discover your voice, how to write with a consistent point of view, and much more.

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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

Events marked 'FYI' are not MWA events, and are provided as a courtesy for the benefit of members and supporters.

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