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May 2018

2018 Spring Workshop with Kristan Higgins

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Delta South Calgary, 135 Southland Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J 5X5 Canada
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$135.00

REGISTRATION CLOSED Join Us on May 5, 2018 What will you learn? Secondary Characters, Secondary Plotlines How To: Humour Kristan will go over attendees 1 page submissions and critique humour Character Development and Mistakes Schedule: 9:00 - 9:30 Doors open for registration 9:30 - 10:45 Session 1: Secondary Characters, Secondary Plotlines 10:45 - 11:00 Break 11:00 - 12:15 Session 2: Writing Humour 12:15 - 1:15 Lunch 1:15 - 2:30 Session 3: Character Development and Mistakes (interactive) 2:30 - 2:45 Break…

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June 2018

CaRWA AGM – Newsletters 101 with NYT Bestseller Jean Oram

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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AGM Schedule   10:00 Meet and Mingle 10:30 AGM starts Call to Order and Welcome Approve Minutes from 2017 AGM Accept Annual Report presented by the President New Business Adjourn Accountability 11:30 Lunch - Potluck 12:30 Newsletters 101 with Jean Oram (bio below) Guest Speaker - Jean Oram Everything you want to know about Newsletters and more! Jean told us she could talk for hours on newsletters. CaRWA is very fortunate to have Jean as a member as she is…

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July 2018

July Meeting – Pitch it to Me!

July 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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It's summertime, and a lot of CaRWA will be at Nationals. For those of us who aren't, we're going to have a pitching session. Come on, it'll be fun!

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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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October 2018

2018 Fall Workshop

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Highland Park Community Centre, 3716 2 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2K 0Y4 Canada
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Come join CaRWA for our Fall Workshop featuring Sarah Johnson from Owl's Nest Books in Calgary! Date: Oct 20 Registration closes Oct 13. No refunds, but your registration can be transferred to someone else. If you need to transfer, please contact treasurer@calgaryrwa.com. Location: Highland Park Community Association Time: 10 am - 4 pm Cost: $55 for non-members Speaker: Sarah Johnson Sarah L. Johnson lives in Calgary where she runs ultra marathons, does daily battle with curly hair, and masters the…

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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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