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March 5 Workshop: Wattpad with Linda Poitevin

2017-03-12T11:32:58+00:00

Serialized fiction goes back to the time of Charles Dickens and is currently undergoing a revival in today’s digital world. Savvy authors around the globe are exploring this “new” way of publishing and reaping significant

March 5 Workshop: Wattpad with Linda Poitevin 2017-03-12T11:32:58+00:00

Recap: Bloody Believable With Sgt. Ugo Garneau

2017-02-18T14:44:03+00:00

By Jennifer Carole Lewis Those of us who braved Ottawa’s February weather for ORWA’s meeting got a real treat.  Sgt. Garneau of the Ottawa Police show us how he can use even the tiniest

Recap: Bloody Believable With Sgt. Ugo Garneau 2017-02-18T14:44:03+00:00

But What Comes Next?: ORWA’s Brainstorming Workshop

2017-02-18T14:44:49+00:00

By Jennifer Carole Lewis All writers have had the horrible experience of staring at a blank page and wondering: what comes next?  For our January workshop, ORWA authors got together to help answer that question

But What Comes Next?: ORWA’s Brainstorming Workshop 2017-02-18T14:44:49+00:00

February 5: Bloody Believable: Using forensic science

2017-02-18T20:37:47+00:00

Bloody Believable: Using forensic science to add depth to villain motivation, create realistic scenes and ensure that readers experience the terrifying details that go into crafting bloody believable book. About the presenter Sgt. Garneau is

February 5: Bloody Believable: Using forensic science 2017-02-18T20:37:47+00:00

January 15: Back to the Plotting Board

2017-02-18T20:36:39+00:00

As the public schools are back late this year (January 9), our first meeting for 2017 will be on Sunday, January 15, at our usual Ben Franklin location. The general meeting will be at 1,

January 15: Back to the Plotting Board 2017-02-18T20:36:39+00:00

November 6 Workshop: Building Your Readership

2017-02-18T17:28:11+00:00

USA Today and New York Times Bestseller Eve Langlais answers all your questions about how to engage your readership to create a dedicated fan base to drive your books to the bestsellers list! Eve Langlais

November 6 Workshop: Building Your Readership 2017-02-18T17:28:11+00:00

October 2 Workshop: From Idea to Execution: Plotting Your Next Bestseller

2017-02-18T17:28:11+00:00

Today’s publishing marketplace is more competitive than ever, demanding consistent—and accelerated—output from authors. Award-winning author Vanessa Kelly shows you how to plot and write your next book, novella, or short story with a minimum of angst

October 2 Workshop: From Idea to Execution: Plotting Your Next Bestseller 2017-02-18T17:28:11+00:00

September Event: SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A ROMANCE NOVEL

2017-03-04T19:54:58+00:00

Have you always wanted to write a romance novel and don’t know where to start? Are you already working on becoming the next Nora Roberts? Or maybe you’ve already got a manuscript ready and now

September Event: SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A ROMANCE NOVEL 2017-03-04T19:54:58+00:00

May Workshop: Facebook: A Self-Help Workshop for Writers

2017-02-18T17:28:12+00:00

"It's got 'book' in the title, so it must be for me!"  Facebook: A Self-Help Workshop for Writers Did you know that five new people join Facebook every second? Worldwide, there are over 1.35 billion

May Workshop: Facebook: A Self-Help Workshop for Writers 2017-02-18T17:28:12+00:00