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February 2018

February 2018 – Character Traits – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

February 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Join Us for Our Valentine's Month Meeting! About the Presenter   Maria Tsoukalas is a Registered Psychologist and a member of the College of Alberta Psychologists and the Psychologists Association of Alberta. Having completed her graduate degree in New York, Maria has experience counselling individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds in the areas of: crisis counselling, solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, long-term therapy, as well as group workshops on stress management and coping with anxiety. Maria has worked in a criminal…

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March 2018

March 2018 – Charles Prepolec: the Basics of Mystery Writing

March 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Have you ever wanted to write romantic suspense? Or even wanted to hop genres and write mystery? Join us for a great evening with Charles Prepolec. About the Presenter Charles V. Prepolec was born in 1966 and is a native of Calgary, AB, Canada. He is a freelance writer, editor and reviewer. His articles, interviews, artwork and reviews have appeared in Scarlet Street, Sherlock, All-Hallows, and Canadian Holmes as well as fanzines Peladon Press and Into the Vortex. He has…

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April 2018

April 2018 Meeting

April 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Mel Vee Presentation Postponed Due to a Death in the Family Our condolences to Mel Vee and her family We're having a casual 'round table' meeting instead. Join us!   Performance is something that is hard for some authors. Yet we want to get the word out about our work. CaRWA welcomes a consummate performer of the written word, Mel Vee.  She's going to help us with our own performances. Mel Vee mesmerizes, captivates and incites with her spoken word.…

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September 2018

September 2018 Meeting – Edmonton!

September 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Strathcona Community League, 10139 87 Ave NW,
Edmonton,, AB T6E 2P3 Canada
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CaRWA's hosting another special meeting in Edmonton! Come join us. Pack a lunch! If you're a romance writer in the Edmonton area, come check us out. We'll have a couple of short presentations, writing exercises, and discussions about craft and industry. Members from all over the province will be there. CaRWA will provide coffee/tea and fixings. Bring a brown bag lunch, and don't forget to lug a mug!    

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November 2018

MEMBERS ONLY – Holiday Party and Elections

November 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Danish Canadian Club, 727 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E3 Canada
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Join us on November 24 for our last event in 2018: our Holiday Party and Elections. We'll meet for lunch at the Danish Canadian Club from 11 am - 4 pm. We'll do an end-of-year roundtable status update, set our personal 2019 goals, hold our annual elections, and swap Secret Santa gifts. More details, especially about the elections, will be available soon!

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January 2019

January 2019 Meeting

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Mel Vee: Author readings and Performance Mel will talk about performance and how performance and spoken word can enhance author readings/reading our own work. She will also perform a few pieces herself!

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February 2019

February 2019 Meeting

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Tarot And Your Writing: Archetypes, Plots, Writing Prompts, and Other Ideas Presented by Janine Morigeau Want a different take on your characters, your story, and your writing? Come hear our February speaker, Janine Morigeau, tell us about using tarot to expand our perspectives. Janine is a gifted Tarot Reader, psychic counselor, artist and intuitive healer. Since 1991 she has been reading Tarot professionally and teaching related classes and workshops in Calgary, Alberta. Janine has built a following of Tarot enthusiasts…

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March 2019

March 2019 Meeting

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Emily Varga on Instagram for authors -- more details to follow

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April 2019

April 2019 Meeting

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Victoria Chatham is a best-selling author with more than twenty years of experience both teaching and writing. Her Character Building Bootcamp is a back to basics in-depth and fun workshop to help you create solid, believable characters in ways you may not have thought of. Audience participation is a requirement whether you are a writer or a reader!

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June 2019

MEMBERS ONLY – 2019 AGM

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Members only, join us for our annual general meeting at 10am. Then, after lunch, we have Rayanne Haines! Adding Poetry to Prose - Rayanne Haines When we sink in to writing our stories—the plot, the characterization, all the decisions we make to create a cohesive and entertaining book—we sometimes forget about the flourishes, the little touches that could make our writing move beyond the ordinary and into the remarkable. We can introduce new words, certainly, but we can also add…

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