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June 2019

MEMBERS ONLY – 2019 AGM

June 15, 2019 @ 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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July 2019

July 2019 Meeting

July 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Pitch it to me! As our summer attendance tends to be a little lower, this will be an informal meeting. Come prepared to work on your pitches and blurbs! And lug a mug! We'll have coffee and tea supplies, as usual.

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August 2019

August 2019 Meeting

August 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Writing prompts and conference de-brief As our summer attendance is usually lower, this will be an informal meeting. Anyone who attended RWA Nationals or WWC is welcome to share what they experienced. And we'll offer some writing prompts, so come prepared to write!

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September 2019

September 2019 Meeting

September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Meet & Greet A big CaRWA welcome to those who found us at WWC, or however you got here! If you haven't attended a CaRWA meeting, or haven't been in a long time, tonight's for you. Come and discover what we're all about.

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2019 Edmonton Meeting

September 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Strathcona Community League, 10139 87 Ave NW,
Edmonton,, AB T6E 2P3 Canada
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It’s time for CaRWA North Again! The Calgary Association of the Romance Writers of America, one of only five Canadian RWA chapters, has members in British Columbia, all the prairie provinces, Ontario, and Japan!! But our largest non-Calgary contingent is, of course, in or near our sister city of Edmonton. And while we do a lot of work to make our monthly Calgary meetings accessible to our out-of-town members—we record all of our workshops, for example, so members can view…

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October 2019

2019 Fall Workshop

October 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Registration is now closed -- see you on the 19th! CaRWA FALL (in love with writing) WORKSHOP Highland Park Community Association 3716 2 St NW, Calgary, AB $60 Public / $50 Members includes lunch Featuring three fabulous speakers: TRACY COOPER-POSEY, author of more than 100 trad and indie published romance novels, on Writing Lots of Books Quickly + 1000 True Fans NAOMI DAVIS, a literary agent with the Bookends Literary Agency, speaking on Agents, Trends, Wishlists & Other Inside Secrets…

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November 2019

MEMBERS ONLY – 2019 Holiday Party and Elections

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Danish Canadian Club, 727 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E3 Canada
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Our members-only Holiday Party is at the Danish Canadian Club again this year (thank you, A.M. Westerling!). We will also hold our annual elections. If you have any interest in serving on the board, please contact president@calgaryrwa.com.

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January 2020

January 2020 Meeting

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Feeling a little scattered? Want to be more organized? Join us to hear from Nicole Bross, author of Past Presence (Literary Wanderlust), on All Things Organization, from the Bullet Journal to EverNote and everything in-between. Nicole Bross is an author from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where she lives with her husband, two children and one very large orange cat. When she’s not writing or working as the editor-in-chief of Birthing Magazine, she can be found curled up with a book, messing…

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February 2020

February 2020 Meeting

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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NOTE CHANGE IN SPEAKER It's a new world out there! Join us to hear about Love and Dating in 2021 from Adora Nwofor. Adora, professional actress, comedian, host and model has worked with outlets such as Shaw Television (Canada) and the cultural media magnate Omni Television. A trusted voice and figure in community Adora has sat as board director for the Nigerian Association, the Cariwest Western Carnival Development Association and Femme Wave: Calgary’s Feminist Music and Arts Festival. She has worked…

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March 2020

March 2020 Meeting – Online via ZOOM

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online via Zoom Canada

Want to write better characters? Join us to hear Angela Ackerman, author of the Emotional Thesaurus and other fabulous writers’ aids, on Writing Emotional Wounds. SPECIAL NOTICE Hello, everyone, we will be delivering our Tuesday, March 17 workshop with Angela Ackerman as scheduled but via Zoom. Please watch your emails and the Facebook group for the meeting link! Attending a Zoom meeting is as easy as watching a webinar or online video: you’ll just have to click the link we…

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