Meetings

All LRWA meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of every month at 11:30 AM at the Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room unless otherwise stated. Interested and aspiring writers are encouraged to join us at any of our regular meetings! Non-members are welcome to attend two meetings before joining LRWA.

Times:

General Meeting: 11:30am – 12:00pm
Lunch/Networking: 12:00 – 12:45
Program Workshop: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location:

4110 Club Course Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Phone: 843 767 – 9000
Map

2017 Meeting Dates:

January 28
February 25
March 25
April 22
May 20
June – Special Events TBD
July – Special Events TBD
August 26
September 23
October 28 – Special Event
November 18
December 9 – Annual Christmas Party

Program Schedule for 2016

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JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC |

January 28, 2017


New Year, New You: An Organized Author

Guest Speaker: Angela Mizell, Amy Quinton

Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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February 25, 2017


TBD

Guest Speaker: TBD

Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Round Table/Brainstorming at 1:00 pm

March 25, 2017


Self-Publishing and SBR Media

Guest Speaker: Stephanie Phillips – SBR Media

Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

Times: Networking at 11:00 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

Workshop Blurb:
Stephanie will join us to speak about SBR Media, and share her insights in self-publishing.

Speaker Bio:
Stephanie is the owner of SBR Media literary agency, Stephanie’s Book Reports book blog, and the face of That’s Novel! YouTube Show. She has four years of blogging experience and started her literary agency one year ago. She currently represents 18 authors all in the Romance genre. You can find more about Stephanie on her website: http://www.sbrmedia.com

April 22, 2017


Round Table Discussions

Location: Huntington Beach State Park, Picnic Shelter S-001

Times: Morning Meeting & Social Time at 11:00 a.m., Lunch at 12:00 – Catered by Kudzu Bakery***, Roundtables at 1:00 pm, Followed by…Writing!

Workshop Blurb:

Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to put a pen in your hand, and your feet in the sand. Come join for a day of writing fun at Huntington State Park. Admission is $5 per person, payable at the gate. Additional info about the facilities can be found at: http://southcarolinaparks.com/huntingtonbeach/introduction.aspx

Roundtable Topics:

  • What To Expect When Expecting…to Attend Your First Major Conference – facilitated by Amanda Berry
  • Brainstorming – facilitated by Amy Quinton
  • Critiques – facilitated by Angela Mizell
  • Our shelter will be available until 6 p.m., so feel free to stay for the day!

    If you plan to participate in the Brainstorming discussion, please come prepared to discuss that thorny issue in your WIP which is driving you to distraction so we can brainstorm your troubles with participating authors. If you plan to participate in the Critique section, please bring up to six pages of your WIP for critique with participating authors.

    Please note: This meeting is for you. If you have other topics you’d like to discuss on Saturday in a round table setting, please email Angela Mizell at vp@lowcountryrwa.com.

    ***We are planning to order box lunches from Kudzu Bakery. You may bring your own lunch if you like, but if you would like order a box lunch from Kudzu Bakery, you must place your lunch order by clicking here or the link below. (The cost for a box lunch is $8.00 payable via PayPal.) The deadline for placing a box lunch order is 4/19/2017, so place your order now!***

    Place your Kudzu Bakery Lunch Order ($8.00)

    May 20, 2017


    Diversity in Romance

    Guest Speaker: Savannah Frierson

    Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm**

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    Savannah is awesome 🙂

    June 2017


    Special Events TBD

    Guest Speaker: TBD

    Location: TBD

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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    July 2017


    Special Events TBD

    Guest Speaker: TBD

    Location: TBD

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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    August 26, 2017


    TBD

    Guest Speaker: TBD

    Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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    September 23, 2017


    TBD

    Guest Speaker: TBD

    Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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    October 28, 2017


    Writing Weekend Getaway

    Guest Speaker: N/A

    Location: Greenville, SC

    Times: Details to Come

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    November 18, 2017


    TBD

    Guest Speaker: TBD

    Location: Coosaw Creek Country Club, Ashley Room

    Times: Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 1:00 pm

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    December 2017


    Annual Christmas Party!

    December 9th
    Location – TBD

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