Zoom 5 – Now We’re a TV Series… Thursday, May 28, 2020

ZOOM Meeting starts at 7 PM. Members and invited guests only. Look for the link in a soon-to-be-received email. Mystery Clues – Mahrie G. Reid Mysteries end with the killer caught and the protagonist surviving personal danger. The trail to this ending is developed with layers of clues.  Clues gives mysteries substance, suspense, action, and more.…

ZOOM 2 – The Sequel ARWA Saturday Workshop, April 11

Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Speaker: M. Jane Colette Journalling into Fiction An established journalling practice can be one of the most critical tools…

Saturday Workshop Cancelled

Due to the coming winter storm in Calgary, ARWA has cancelled this Saturday’s workshop by M. Jane Colette. We are looking to reschedule M. Jane’s presentation for later in the year. Stay tuned for further information on Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday, February 27 – Writing a Scene

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary. For members and invited guests Speaker – Diana Cranstoun What makes a scene?  What goes into it? Can a scene be a chapter? Should a scene only be from one POV? Can it be too long?  Too short? Join Diana Cranstoun…

Thursday, January 23 – Crafting Queries Agents Will Love

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary. For members and invited guests Speaker – Allison Gorner You have finished your fabulous novel and are ready to find an agent and publisher, and release it to the adoring public. But there’s a problem. The dreaded query letter. In this…

Saturday Workshop – January 11, 2020

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Not Your Average Vision Board Workshop Victoria Smith, local speaker, Stress Reduction Coach and podcast host will lead us in a vision board workshop that will not only give you a clear vision of what…

Thursday, September 26 – 12 Stages of Intimacy

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary Speaker – Tammy Lyn Carbol How important is physical touch to intimacy? “The 12 Stages of Intimacy” was originally presented by Desmond Morris, a behavioural scientist in 1971, and adapted for romance writing by Linda Howard. When writing, these steps help…

Saturday Workshop – September 14, 2019

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. SUBTEXT – Diana Cranstoun Learn about Subtext through discussion using movie examples. If you have any segments of favourite movie scenes of your own that you would like to share, please bring them…

Thursday August 22 – Raising the Emotional Stakes

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary Speaker – Vi Peace Reading is a spectator sport. The reader needs to have a vested interest in the story action. By raising the emotional stakes it will involve the reader and have them cheering on the protagonists as the athletes…