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

Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Write Off the Map

August 15, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Where will your writing go if you let it go off the map? In this generative workshop, participants will write from a timed prompt and then share for positive constructive feedback.

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Howard County Chapter: Poetry Prompts and Creation with JA Grier

August 16, 2018
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 the Howard County Chapter of MWA and poet and astro-physicist JA Grier for a workshop in how to get going writing poems. No experience required and all are encouraged to attend and try it out, even if you think you can't write poetry!

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Carroll County Chapter: Ever Wonder how to Self-publish a Children’s Book?

August 18, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Go on a journey with Stephanie Guzman as she shares her experience in the self-publishing world and how she went about publishing her three children's books.

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MWA Board Meeting

August 21, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

East Columbia Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045

The next MWA Board meeting will be Monday, August 21, 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 All MWA members are always welcome to attend board meetings.Tuesday

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting--August 30th

August 30, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Ally E. Machate, publishing consultant, will discuss From Shy to Sold --- Querying, Proposing, and Getting Your Book Published

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Carroll County Chapter: Open House

September 08, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Are you a writer, or do you want to be? Do you like to write novels and/or short stories? Writing can be a lonely profession when taken on by yourself, but there's a group for that! The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association (CCCM

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Howard County Chapter: Mauled Men, Drowned Dames and Crispy Critters, a Body Disposal Primer for Writers

September 20, 2018
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

Jeanne Adams is an expert on the topic of disposing of dead bodies and funerals and all that gruesome, interesting stuff that mystery writers in particular might like to know about.

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MWA Board Meeting

September 24, 2018
7:00 PM - 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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Carroll County Chapter: 7 ways to Raise your Author Platform through Social Media.

November 10, 2018
1:00 PM - 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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