Thank you, Angela!

Thank you to Angela Ackerman for you fantastic presentation last night on character flaws. I know I took away some killer ideas for my own characters and the applause suggested others did as well.

Thursday Meeting – May 28th

May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 pm at St Mark’s Lodge. Members only. Character Flaws with Angela Ackerman Angela discusses the importance of hobbling a protagonist with flaws to establish believability, create friction opportunities with other characters, and of course, to sabotage the hero’s greatest strengths, making it difficult for him to achieve his goals and emerge whole…

Special Opportunity at Saturday June 13th Workshop!

On Saturday June 13th, ARWA is hosting a workshop focusing on Marketing Yourself. As part of that workshop, we are delighted to tell you that we are bringing in photographer Alana Wilner ( ) who will take head shots for those members who wish them. Photos will cost $50 and must be paid for…

Thank you, Victoria!

Thank you so much to Victoria Smith for her fantastic presentation yesterday on writing synopses and blurbs. I know I learned something about my characters as I went through just the exercises. And the afternoon session, we all commiserated about the need for chocolate when dealing with rejection.

Saturday Workshop – May 9th

May 9th, 2015 at 10:30 am at St Mark’s Lodge. Members only. Synopsis Writing and How to Deal with Rejection with Victoria Smith Join Victoria Smith for a hands-on workshop to help you get over your fear of writing a synopsis. We’ll discuss the difference between a synopsis, a blurb and a proposal, as well…