Last updated: 2/27/2018
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Romance Writers of America
 Chapter #199
2018 Program Schedule
Please check back frequently as programs may change.

Meeting structure
10:00-10:15 Meet and Greet
10:15 Short business meeting and

March 17 
August 18
July 21
April 21
June 16
May 19
December 15 
September 15
November 17
October 26 - 28
Putting together a promotion kit. What elements to include?

Note: The annual year-end party is changed to February.

Chapter sponsor: Denise Meinstad and Patty Jackson
Annual Writers Retreat at Breezy point for members.
Program to be determined. General Meeting and Election of officers (treasurer and vice-president).
Presentation and Discussion: Cultural Diversity: Enriching your characters. Going beyond stereotypes.

Chapter sponsor: Elyse Lowrey
Advertizing: So many options, so little money. Where to start?

Chapter sponsor: Patty Jackson
Guest speaker: Caroline Andrus, author, book cover designer, and photographer will tell us about social media posting and promoting our books including ‘What’s with the hashtag’? 
Her web site: 

Chapter sponsor: Nancy Schumacher
Presentation and Discussion: Formatting: Getting your document ready for self-publishing.

Chapter sponsor: Patty Jackson
We offer support and encouragement and tons of ideas to keep the monkeys in your head thoroughly entertained.
​Guest Speaker: Kathy Buck, Anoka County Death Investigator, will tell us about her work day.

Chapter sponsor: Denise Meinstad
Presentation and Discussion: Creating book back blurbs, taglines, and catchy copy.

Chapter sponsor: