Saturday Christmas Party – December 14, 2019

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. ARWA’s Annual Christmas Party. Come dressed festively and bring your favourite Christmas goodies to eat (pot luck). Our speaker is:  David Sweet – Lessons from the Force Hear stories and learn about police…

Thursday, November 28, 2019 – Armchair Research

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary. For members and invited guests Speaker – Mahrie G Reid Research is part of a writer’s life for both historical and contemporary writers. We’re lucky – we have online research and can do so much from home. But there is still…

Saturday Workshop – November 9, 2019

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Building Characters – Jessica L. Jackson Please, join us for an examination of how we build the characters that inhabit our stories! Jessica L. Jackson is our presenter for our Saturday workshop this month.…

Saturday Workshop – October 12, 2019

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Historical Fiction – Bret Cousins Historical fiction is a broader genre than you might think. Any story set in the past can be considered historical, be it romance, adventure, a spy story, or…

Bookstore Romance Day – Owl’s Nest

Saturday, August 17 at 10 AM If you didn’t burn out over When Words Collide… come do more crazy book stuff with MJ Colette and some of the CaRWA authors on Sat! MJ Colette will be doing Tarot card readings and ms consults. And spreading of the word and inviting peeps would be much appreciated.…

When Words Collide – August 9-11, Calgary

Calgary’s annual literary conference starts this Friday at the Calgary Delta South Conference Centre, 135 Southland Drive SE. See our ARWA members give presentations, participate on panels and meet up with us at our table in the Merchant Room where you can get our books. See you there.

Thursday July 25 – WWC Orientation

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary Learn the best way to navigate WWC Whether it is your first time attending [and ARWA encourages you to do so] or if you have attended a time or few, join this discussion of what works and what doesn’t when attending…

Thursday, June 27, 2019 ARWA AGM

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM, St. Mark’s Lodge, 2612 14A Street SW, Calgary ARWA will be conducting its AGM on June 27. All members are encouraged to attend. We will be dealing with the planning of following year and electing members of the board. The meeting will be potluck, so bring some tasty treats…

Saturday Workshop – June 8, 2019

For members and invited guests Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. THE THREE ACT STRUCTURE – Diana Cranstoun Join us on Saturday as Diana Cranstoun presents a topic that is one that all writers should have as part of their arsenal. The three act…