Saturday Workshop – October 11th

October 11, 2014 ARWA Workshop 10:30am, St Mark’s Lodge. Members only.

Police and Paramedics Workshop

Presented by Brenda Fisk and Stacey O’Sullivan

Q&A style. Brenda will discuss issues related to her career in policing. Stacey will discuss her experiences as a rural and urban paramedic. The day will end with a hands-on tour of a fully-equipped ambulance. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Get in on Connections October!


Attention ARWA members! If you have an article or book launch you would like included in the Connections Newsletter, the deadline for content to be included in the second issue of fall is coming up on October 1st!

Have you launched a book or published a short story? Or did you write a great writing article on your blog that you want all ARWA members to see? Send it on over to evoday [at] with “ARWA NEWSLETTER” in the headline!

We look forward to hearing from you!


If you don’t have anything to send, make sure you have purchased your 2014-2015 membership and take a look at the fall programming schedule.

ARWA Member Book News!

Two ARWA Members have stories published in the What Follows anthology, published Sept 24, 2014!

What Follows

Available now on Kindleand Smashwords!

Available now on Kindleand Smashwords!

Anthology editted by April Steenburgh and C. Lennox

Anthology Summary Blurb:

How would an Immortal deal with the End Times?
The world will inevitably come stumbling into apocalypse, and They will be there to witness it. Dryads, demi-gods, deities of every pantheon- is it possible for the Eternal to handle an ending with grace?
Should it come through disease, disaster, or religious fervor, discover What Follows…

Elisa O'Day
E. V. O’Day debuts with her story “Small Victories”

Kate Larking“Silver Linings” by Kate Larking also appears in this anthology.

Thursday Workshop – September 25th

September 25th ARWA Workshop 7:00pm, St Mark’s Lodge. Members only.

Good to Unforgettable Fiction

We all have to be skillful, competent, literate and ultimately unforgettable in the stories we write. But how do you do it?

Sherile Reilly will discuss new methods she learned at the James Scott Bell workshop in May.

See you there!


If you haven’t already, please pay your 2014-2015 membership dues! You can click here for more information about how to join or renew your membership at AWRA.

Saturday Workshop – September 13th

Saturday, September 13th, 10:30am, St Mark’s Lodge. Members only.

Novel Marketing – ARWA edition!

by Kate Larking

To sell books, you need to market your fiction. But you don’t want to market if you come off like a smarmy used-car salesperson. What is the best way to market your fiction? Relationship and content marketing. When should you start building your fiction marketing platform? ASAP! Let’s talk author branding, identifying your target audience, and author platform building. Come prepared with pen and paper or a laptop for exercises.

Lecture will be based off of Kate’s book, Novel Marketing.

Novel Marketing

Available on KoboKindle, & Smashwords