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.

Future Meetings

MWA Board Meeting

September 24, 2018
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

East Columbia Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045

The next MWA Board meeting will be Monday, September 24, 2018 at the East Columbia Library Branch in Columbia, Maryland.  We will be in the Marvin Thomas Meeting Room from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Title of meeting: Howard County Chapter Fundraiser “Books and Bourbon”

September 24, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Judges Bench
8385 Main St
Ellicott City, MD 21042
http://judgesbenchpub.com

An evening of Literary Fun, with readings, book sales, food, spirits, and. . . Of course . . . Bourbon! Hope to see everyone there, and bring a friend!

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Baltimore Chapter September 27th Meeting

September 27, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Making Sales Happen:Developing Your Marketing Plan with Austin S. Camacho. Learn how to develop a marketing plan that will start sales and keep them coming.

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Lower Eastern Shore Chapter October Meeting

October 09, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Salt Water Media
29 Broad St Suite 104
Berlin, MD 21811
https://www.saltwatermedia.com

It's BYO - Drinks/Snacks

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Montgomery County Chapter Oct Mtg - Revision Tips and Topics

October 13, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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

Join Julie Wakeman-Linn, former Editor In Chief of Potomac Review, for a hands-on, dynamic session to help ensure the success of your short stories or essays

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Carroll County Chapter Meeting - Plotting for Success, Or, How to Get to "The End"

October 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Westminster Branch Library
50 East Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
http://library.carr.org/about/westminster.asp

Pantzer or plotter, beginner or seasoned writer, having a story roadmap can help you navigate the beginning-to-middle-to-end of your book.

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Annapolis Chapter - Develop Driving Dialogue

October 17, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
https://annapolismwa.wordpress.com

Write realistic dialogue, with the cadence, word choice, and tone that distinguishes each character.

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Howard County Chapter Meeting: “Mauled Men, Drowned Dames, and Crispy Critters: a Body Disposal Primer”

October 18, 2018
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

Every writer needs to know how to handle dead bodies - for their fiction of course! Join expert Jeanne Adams for her presentation, Mauled Men, Drowned Dames, and Crispy Critters: a Body Disposal Primer for Writers.

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Carroll County Chapter: 7 ways to Raise your Author Platform through Social Media.

November 10, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

In this presentation, Mindie will describe what an author's platform is and what it isn't, why you need one, and how to build an audience without bragging or advertising. She will also discuss the different media outlets, give us some tips, and tell us ho

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Lower Eastern Shore Chapter November Meeting

November 13, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Salt Water Media
29 Broad St Suite 104
Berlin, MD 21811
https://www.saltwatermedia.com

It’s BYO - drinks/snacks

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting

November 14, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
http://annapolismwa.wordpress.com

Meeting changed to SECOND Wednesday for November. Mary Stojak will discuss the art and science of developing the very best query letter to pique the interest of that agent or publisher of your dreams.

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Carroll County Chapter Holiday Meeting

December 08, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Westminster Branch Library
50 East Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
http://library.carr.org/about/westminster.asp

Potluck. Bring a dish to share and a wrapped gift up to $10 in value.

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Lower Eastern Shore Chapter December Meeting

December 11, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Salt Water Media
29 Broad St Suite 104
Berlin, MD 21811
https://www.saltwatermedia.com

No presenters – just a friendly get-together.

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MWA Conference 2019: From Brain to Bookshelf

March 29, 2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

BWI Aiport Marriott
1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
https://tinyurl.com/y7c3d2dp

MWA Annual Conference 2019

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