Gulf Coast Chapter Romance Writers of America
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June 2017 Meeting

HOW TO WORK WITH A FREELANCE EDITOR: Self-publishing is more popular than ever now, so how do you make your book stand out? One of the best ways to do this is to hire a freelance editor to help you clean up grammar mistakes, rewrite unwieldy sentences, and even whip…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | June 3, 2017
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May 2017 Meeting

QUICK-START CHARACTERIZATIONSometimes characters just jump out at you. They invade your dreams and talk to you while you’re driving to work. Other times, not so much. For the life of you, the character simply fails to come to life. This virtual workshop presents a simple 3-step process that rounds out…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | May 6, 2017
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April Meeting

Joyful Productivity for Writers by Hillary Rettig, author of The 7 Secrets of the Prolific Inspiration exists and is available to everyone at nearly any time. Underproductivity, procrastination, and blocks are solvable problems. The secret to achieving a state of near-perpetual inspiration (a.k.a., “flow”) is to switch from a scarcity…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | April 1, 2017
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March Meeting

WORKSHOP: From Mild to Wild Creating sex scenes that are more than the same old bump and grind WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Many writers groan when they have to write sex scenes. “It’s all tab A in slot B! It’s boring!” A New York Times bestselling author of erotic romance shows how…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | March 4, 2017
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February Meeting

Getting Results from Your Author Newsletter With Jessie Clever About the Workshop Every author needs a newsletter and an email list of readers. But where do you even start? And how do your build your list?  Newsletters are a dynamic vehicle for communicating with readers between books — and selling…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | February 4, 2017
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December Meeting

Workshop: This month our presenter will be showing us how to create a travelers notebook. You are welcome to just watch, or if you would like to follow among you can create a notebook yourself. If you plan on following along the you will need the following items or their…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | December 3, 2016
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November Meeting

Important note: This will be a virtual meeting only. If you need information on attending virtually, please contact the chapter president here.  Workshop: No Excuses: Writing is your life—but what happens when life is suddenly filled with heartache and loss? Join award-winning authors Sarah M. Anderson to discuss how to manage your…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | November 5, 2016

October Meeting, Canceled

I’m sorry to say that the October meeting has been canceled. Members, please check email for information on the virtual make up meeting October 8 at 8pm. Note that’s a virtual, not an in person meeting. Please email Chapter President Pat Haggerty (hagg@mindspring.com) with any questions.

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | September 26, 2016
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September Meeting

Workshop: Self-editing  Mary will discuss issues authors should address to make their writing shine before they send manuscripts to editors or agents or before they Indie-publish! Although each of us needs editors at different stages of writing and preparing a manuscript, paying several editors can be confusing and expensive. We compete…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | September 3, 2016
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August Meeting

Scene & Sequel John Foxjohn believes the key to successful writing is learning. No matter the level of the writer, there is always something that can be learned. Different ideas and different approaches to teaching can foster new ideas or new ways of doing something with the writer. Ten years…

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Author | phaggerty Comments | 0 Date | August 6, 2016
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