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Pitch Writing Practice and Critique

2017-02-18T20:12:45+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

Pitch Writing Practice and Critique 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Goal, Motivation and Conflict with Madeline McBride

2017-02-18T20:12:45+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

Goal, Motivation and Conflict with Madeline McBride 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Valentine’s Lunch 2014

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Our annual Valentine's lunch will be held at Biagio's, 1394 Richmond Road,Ottawa, Ontario (map) this year. Cost is $35 per person (chapter members and invited guests). If you have not yet paid and still wish

Valentine’s Lunch 2014 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Writers’ Critique and Brainstorming

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Have you painted your hero into a corner and can't figure out how to him get out? Does the story brewing in your head not look the same on paper? Are you wondering if your

Writers’ Critique and Brainstorming 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Plot & Title Wrangling, and Writing Life Survival

2017-02-18T20:24:30+00:00

In this interactive workshop we'll be dividing into small groups to help each other find solutions to problems--anything from a plot problem to brainstorming titles to discussing the writing life. Participants are asked to bring

Plot & Title Wrangling, and Writing Life Survival 2017-02-18T20:24:30+00:00

Christmas Social 2013

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Members only. Members are invited to celebrate the holidays together with a potluck. See chatloop for further information. December 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM - 4:00PM

Christmas Social 2013 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Writing Professionally: How to Succeed as a Writer with Candice Vetter

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Candice is a multi-faceted writer with broad experience in both the fiction and non-fiction writing worlds. She considers herself primarily a fiction writer (writing in genres that span romance to YA urban fantasy), but while

Writing Professionally: How to Succeed as a Writer with Candice Vetter 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

The Business of Writing with Deborah Cooke

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Deborah will be presenting an extended afternoon workshop to ORWA, with two sessions covering a broad range of information from the business side of writing. Her first session entitled the 'the buffet of publishing options'

The Business of Writing with Deborah Cooke 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

Five Secrets to Painless Revisions with Sharon Page

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

What do you do when your editor gives you the bad news: your heroine is unsympathetic, your hero isn't dark enough, and the last half of your book has gone completely off the rails? What

Five Secrets to Painless Revisions with Sharon Page 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

June Social 2013

2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00

For details, please see ORWA's chat loop. June 9, 2013 Noon-4:00 PM

June Social 2013 2017-02-18T20:12:45+00:00