Event Calendar

Mar
28
Sat
2015
LWRA Annual Awards Luncheon @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon with your fellow writers this March to reflect on the hard work of 2014 and imagine everything ahead of us in this brand new year!

Join us to hear speaker Dorothy McFalls and help celebrate the accomplishments of LRWA members in 2014.

 

 

Apr
25
Sat
2015
Laura Stone – Common MS Pitfalls @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Laura-Stone_Senior-Editor_Entangled-Publishing_1Ever wonder if your manuscript has automatic red flags for an agent or editor?

Laura Stone, Senior Editor for Entangled Publishing, LLC, will discuss common manuscript pitfalls—including POV issues, missing pieces in the romance arc, and what makes a character unlikeable—and how to avoid them to improve your chances of publishing.

Please RSVP to Emmanuelle Nesbit Murray if you are planning to attend. In addition, Ms. Stone will be taking pitches by appointment after the meeting.

Please indicate that you would like to pitch your MS to Ms. Stone in your RSVP.

May
30
Sat
2015
Amy Quinton – Publicity and Your Online Presence @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
May 30 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Please note that the May meeting is the 5th Saturday this month, due to the Memorial Day Holiday weekend.

Jun
13
Sat
2015
The 2015 Summer Writing Event @ Hampton Inn & Suites Charleston/Mt. Pleasant-Isle Of Palms
Jun 13 all-day

 The Lowcountry Romance Writers of America

presents

Anna DeStefano

How We Write: An All-Day Craft Seminar

Click here for further details and to register for this event.

Jul
25
Sat
2015
Informal Group Critique @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Jul 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

No speaker this month (all are welcome to join the critique)

Aug
15
Sat
2015
Victoria Murray – The Ordinary World and Adventure’s Call @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

DATE CHANGE!

Please note that due to a booking conflict, we have moved this month’s meeting to August 15th!
Email egnmurray@mail.com if you are able to attend this month’s meeting so that we may have an accurate headcount.

Sep
26
Sat
2015
Finding the Inciting Moment Before You Write (Even if You’re a Pantser) @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Sep 26 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Presented by our very own, Renay Marsh.

Oct
24
Sat
2015
Dianne Miley – The Refusal of the Call @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Oct 24 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
21
Sat
2015
Robin Weaver – Meeting with the Mentor @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Nov 21 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Jan
23
Sat
2016
Kindle Scout: Amazon’s middle ground between traditional publishing and self-publishing @ Coosaw Creek Country Club
Jan 23 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Kindle Scout is less that eighteen months old. What do you need to know about this alternative to self-publishing that crosses American Idol with traditional book publishing and rewards winners with a Kindle Press contract plus Amazon sales and marketing?

Presented by James Jackson

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James M. Jackson (Jim) authors the crime novels featuring financial crime expert Seamus McCree. ANT FARM, chronologically first in the series, won a Kindle Scout nomination and was published by Kindle Press in 2015. BAD POLICY won the Evan Marshall Fiction Makeover Contest whose criteria were the freshness and commerciality of the story and quality of the writing. Jim has also published CABIN FEVER, third in the Seamus McCree series, ONE TRICK AT A TIME: How to start winning at bridge, an acclaimed book on contract bridge, and numerous short stories and essays. For more information, visit his website http://jamesmjackson.com

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