OCC/RWA Meeting Reminder â€“â€œWhat, Who, Why You, When and Where: Five Things to Ask Yourself before You Queryâ€ & â€œMoving Out of Your Comfort Zoneâ€
OCC/RWA Chapter Meeting: Saturday, June 8, 2013
First-time guests are $10
Doors open @ 9 a.m.
Ask-an-Author: Laura Drake & Karen Leabo
Book in a Year/Craft:
To Be Announced
Author First Chapter Critique:
â€œWhat, Who, Why You, When and Where: Five Things to Ask Yourself before You Queryâ€
Anne Cleeland holds a degree in English from UCLA as well as a degree in law from Pepperdine University, and is a member of the California State Bar. She writes a historical fiction series set in the Regency period as well as a contemporary mystery series set in New Scotland Yard.
Her debut novel, Tainted Angel, releases June 4, 2013. She will be signing during the lunch break and her books will be available for purchase.
Elizabeth Boyle, a former pirate hunter for Bill Gates, started writing what she loved to read: romance novels. Since her first book was published in 1996, sheâ€™s won the RWA RITA award, two Romantic Timesâ€™ Reviewerâ€™s Choice awards and seen her books hit the USA Today and NY Times bestseller lists. Her 20th book, And The Miss Ran Away with the Rake, was published in March 2013. She will be signing it at the meeting and her novel will be available for purchase.
Remember to order your Corner Bakery lunch by Thursday, June 6, 2013 http://www.occrwa.org/lunchorders.html
Online Class: June 10 â€“ July 7, 2013:
Pitching, it has the power to strike fear in the heart of the most intrepid writer. It also has the power to launch your career, whether youâ€™re pitching on paper, or in person. This workshop will give you the tools you need to feel confident, and present yourself and your writing in a professional manner.