Meetings


Schedule for 2018
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

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2018 Workshops

January 20, 2018
Member Appreciation

February 17, 2018
Teagan Oliver--Writing Blurbs

March 17, 2018
Christina Morris--Turning a Book into a Movie

April 21, 2018
Blurb Writing

May18-19, 2018
MRW Retreat

June 16, 2018
Kristan Higgins--Writing Dialogue

September 15, 2018
Susan Vaughan--The Anatomy of a Novel: Three Act Structure

October 13, 2018
Bruce Robert Coffin--Nuts and bolts about writing about the FBI and Counter-terrorism

November 17, 2018
Katana Collins--The Social Media Sidekick: How to prepare 24 posts in 24 hours

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

January 19, 2019
Marie Force--Q&A Open Forum

February 9, 2019
Membership Appreciation Lunch

March 16, 2019
Kari Larson--How to Market and Sell Books Direct From Your Website

April 20, 2019
Christina Tetreault--How to Make Effective Facebook Ads

May 17-18, 2019
Retreat!

June 15, 2019
Jennifer Hallock--The History Games: Using Real Events to Write the Best Fiction in Any Genre


July-August
Camp Brainstorming: Members Only

September 21, 2019
Savannah J. Frierson--Alpha or A$$hole. Why Consent is Not Just About Saying Yes to Sex

October 12, 2019
Gina Ardito--Actors' Exercises to Strengthen Characterization

November 16, 2019
Peggy Jaeger--A Rose By Any Other Name

December 2019
No Meeting
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Past Workshops (2017)

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

September 23rd, 2017 
Gina Ardito-Laugh and the World Laughs With You


October 21st, 2017 
Graham Connolly--Mediumship for Writers


November 18, 2017 
Kristen Strassel--Top Ten Publishing Mistakes

December, 2017 
Holiday Party--Members Only

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