Meetings


Schedule for 2016
New Meeting Location:
USM Campus, (Room 103) Lewiston, ME


Board Meeting: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
General Meeting: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Brown Bag Social: 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Speaker: 1 p.m.-2 p.m.


***If you would like to present at a future meeting, please fill out the Workshop Proposal Form



2017 MRW Workshops Dates

January 21st, 2017
Membership Appreciation ~ Davinci's Eatery, Lewiston

February 11th, 2017 
Marianne Rice ~ You're Such a Tease

March 18th, 2017 
Kat Henry Doran ~ Show Don't Tell
kathenrydoran.blogspot.com

April 15th, 2017 
Lisa Olech ~ Let's Talk About Sex

May 19th & 20th, 2017 
Maine Romance Writers Retreat - Embassy Suites, Portland

June 17th, 2017 
Stephanie Queen ~ How to Optimize Your Novel Writing Process

July, 2017 
Enjoy your summer!

August, 2017 
Camp Brainstorming, Members Only
TBA


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Past Workshops


November 12, 2016
William Bushnell ~ Book Reviewing

October 8, 2016
Eric Bosarge ~
Archetypes and the Power of Attraction: Creating Dynamic Characters and Conflict in Fiction

September 17, 2016
Laima Vince ~ The Character in Crisis

June 18, 2016
Anna E. Jordan ~ Pounding Hearts and Puppy Love

May, 2016
MRW Retreat

April 16, 2016
Laima VinceWriting Sex

March 19, 2016
Marianne Rice ~ Networking-What I Wish I knew and Did Before I Got the Call
www.mariannerice.com

February 20, 2016
Nina Pierce ~ The Nuts and Bolts of Self Publishing: Another Addition to Your Writing Plan
www.ninapierce.com

January 16, 2016
Postponed: January 23, 2016
Membership Appreciation ~ Coffee on the House and Open Mic Readings

December 5, 2015
Holiday Party ~ Members Only

November 21, 2015
Hannah Howell ~ Word Choice
www.hannahhowell.com

October 17, 2015

Penny Watson ~ Anatomy of a Successful Novella: How to Write Short
http://www.pennyromance.com/

September 19, 2015
Jackie Horne ~ Using Myers-Briggs to Create Characters
www.romancenovelsforfeminists.blogspot.com

August, 2015
Camp Brainstorming ~ Members only

June 20, 2015

Elaine Isaak ~ Breathless: Pacing the Novel
www.ElaineIsaak.com

May 15-16, 2015
Annual Retreat featuring Alicia Rasley and Madeline Hunter

April 18, 2015

Jan DeLima ~ Vamp up Your Blog
www.jandelima.com

March 21, 2015

Paula Scardamalia ~ Three Dream Techniques
diviningthemuse.com

February 28, 2015
Gayle Lynds ~ 9 Secrets to Writing a Best Seller
www.gaylelynds.com

January 17, 2015
Susan Vaughan- Conflict Box
www.susanvaughan.com or  www.facebook.com/SusanVaughanBooks

December 6, 2014

Holiday Party for Members

November 15, 2014
Judi Phillips ~ Scrivener and e-publishing
judiphillips.com 


September 20, 2014
Patricia Grasso ~ Creating Unforgettable Characters
patriciagrasso.com

****If you are interested in speaking at a future MRW meeting, please fill out Workshop Proposal Form