Meet some of the CaRWA members and guests. We hope to see you at one of our workshops or meetings soon!
On May 5, 2018, CARWA’s Spring Workshop featured bestselling author Kristan Higgins. Kristan presented three sessions: Secondary Characters and Secondary Plotlines; Writing Humour; and Character Development and Mistakes. The event was held in the lovely Kananaskis Room at the Delta South Calgary.
On Saturday, November 25, 2017, Past President Shelley Kassian hosted CARWA’s annual Christmas Party. At this event, we also held elections and did Goal Setting for 2018.
On November 4, 2017, CARWA’s Fall Workshop featured bestselling author Marie Force and agent Joanna MacKenzie from the Nelson Literary Agency. The event was held at Calgary’s Delta South and we enjoyed our day in the spacious Kananaskis Room.
Twenty-one writers met in the lounge at the Strathcona Community Centre in Edmonton from noon until about 4:30 pm. They came from near and far: 7 from Edmonton, 7 from Calgary, and 1 each from Sherwood Park, Claresholm, Bawlf, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Sylvan Lake . . . and Keewatin, Ontario.
Once again, CARWA Author M. K. Stelmack (Moira) organized our retreat in Sylvan Lake. Thirteen current or prospective members met at the Sylvan Lake Library from ten until four-thirty on Saturday, August 19, 2017.
On Saturday April 22, 2017, the Calgary Association of the RWA held its Spring Workshop at the Delta Calgary South. Our featured speaker was bestselling author Eve Silver.
On Friday April 21, 2017, the CARWA board had dinner with bestselling author Eve Silver at the historic Deane House.
Our annual Christmas Party was held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from noon to 4 pm at the home of our President Shelley Kassian.
On Saturday October 15, 2016, the Calgary Association of the RWA held its Fall Industry Workshop at the Highland Park Community Centre. Our presenters were: Megan Long, Associate Editor for Harlequin, and Adam Dreece, local public speaker, panelist and author.
Our retreat was held on Saturday, August 20th at the Sylvan Lake Library from 10:15 am to 4:30 pm. Once again, Sylvan Laker Moira Stelmack hosted the group.