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Homicide with Steve Roberts

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Steve Roberts is very well known in the criminal investigation community and often consults and instructs concerning police procedures with agencies in the U.S. He has also worked on movies as the police expert and is

Homicide with Steve Roberts 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Why Write Romance? with Paula Eykelhof

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Harlequin/Mira Executive Editor Paula Eykelhof will give her perspective on the romance industry and do a Q and A session afterwards. Ms. Eykelhof will accept pitches for completed manuscripts from ORWA members. Contact the workshop

Why Write Romance? with Paula Eykelhof 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Maggie Jagger’s Pitching Workshop

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Pitching to agents and editors is part of writing life, no need to hyperventilate over it. We will first hone a synopsis, then we take turns pitching and hearing pitches. If you don't want to

Maggie Jagger’s Pitching Workshop 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Valentine’s Brunch 2012

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

ORWA celebrates our members with a Brunch and awards ceremony at the Loch March Golf & Country Club. This year's theme is FRIENDSHIP and ORWA members may invite a family member or friend to join the

Valentine’s Brunch 2012 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Care and Feeding of the Romance Writer with Tammy Plunkett

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Romance writers spend a great deal of time sitting in front of a computer. This has huge implications for our body, mind and spirit. We are hunched over a keyboard, often brushing crumbs off our

Care and Feeding of the Romance Writer with Tammy Plunkett 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Brainstorming: an Interactive Workshop

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Don't know how to start or don't know where to go next? Brainstorming can help you uncover new ideas and move your writing in unexpected directions. We'll look at some Brainstorming tools before dividing into

Brainstorming: an Interactive Workshop 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Tax for Artists with Julia Stanley, CA

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

There are a variety of expenses writers can claim on their taxes. This workshop will provide an overview of what is allowed and what isn't. Julie Stanley, CA, is a manager with Ginsberg Gluzman Page

Tax for Artists with Julia Stanley, CA 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

Using POV to Create Emotionally Powerful Scenes with Opal Carew

2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00

As writers, we know all about POV, right?  We know the difference between first person, third person, omniscient, camera eye view, etc.  We know how to climb into a character’s head and immerse the reader

Using POV to Create Emotionally Powerful Scenes with Opal Carew 2017-02-18T20:13:11+00:00