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So far ORWA has created 49 blog entries.

February 2016: Legal Issues for Writers

2018-07-28T18:23:38+00:00

  Can you quote song lyrics in your book? What should you do if someone plagarizes you? Can you name a character after someone you don’t like?   In today’s face-paced digital world, writers face

February 2016: Legal Issues for Writers2018-07-28T18:23:38+00:00

January 2016: Beyond the Furrowed Brow with Jennifer Carole Lewis

2018-07-28T18:31:18+00:00

Tired of reusing the same expressions over and over for anger, love and surprise? There is a wide range of postures and subtle expressions which can convey your character's emotions and reactions. How they stand,

January 2016: Beyond the Furrowed Brow with Jennifer Carole Lewis2018-07-28T18:31:18+00:00

November 2015: Intro to BDSM for Writers

2018-07-28T18:11:48+00:00

This workshop will cover the basics of BDSM for writers, including discussion of the three basics of BDSM (bondage and discipline, D/s and S/M). The speakers will talk about things like why BDSM is popular

November 2015: Intro to BDSM for Writers2018-07-28T18:11:48+00:00

October 2015: Library Love: How Does Romance Stack Up?

2018-07-28T18:12:27+00:00

Ann Archer, program manager of content services at the Ottawa Public Library will be presenting on placement within libraries, clarifying the selection process, the changing world of e-book sales and how authors, both traditionally published

October 2015: Library Love: How Does Romance Stack Up?2018-07-28T18:12:27+00:00

June 2015: ORWA 30th Anniversary

2018-07-28T18:10:28+00:00

For ORWA's 30th anniversary in 2015, we had author Kristan Higgins with us to present. The Jo Beverly First Book Award is presented to members upon signing their first publishing contract with a

June 2015: ORWA 30th Anniversary2018-07-28T18:10:28+00:00

April 2014: Pitch Writing Practice and Critique

2018-07-24T19:36:59+00:00

Have a fantastic idea for a novel or series? Have you started a novel you're convinced is a winner? Have you thought about pitching it to an agent? Do you have a pitch prepared? Does

April 2014: Pitch Writing Practice and Critique2018-07-24T19:36:59+00:00

March 2014: Goal, Motivation and Conflict with Madeline McBride

2018-07-24T19:39:55+00:00

Are your characters' goals and conflict strong enough to carry the story? This interactive craft workshop will help you describe what your characters want, the stakes, and what's stopping them from reaching their goals. In

March 2014: Goal, Motivation and Conflict with Madeline McBride2018-07-24T19:39:55+00:00