What Happens When You Bring 20+ Writers Together?

Magic! The Calgary Chapter of RWA (www.calgaryrwa.com) is a small but active group of romance writers who have the stated purpose of helping its members establish and build careers as romance writers.  They are the most supportive group of women and one man that I’ve ever met. We meet monthly on the third Tuesday of the month and annually sponsor two all day events.  The spring event usually features a professional in the field who can...

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Writing Groups – What do You Need?

Nine years ago I was in a writing group that frustrated me to no end.  Very few members were submitting.  No one was looking for an agent.  I wanted a career as a published author and I was actively submitting to editors and agents.  I went to conferences and took online classes.  I was like a fish out of water. I felt like the only one who was out of step with the group.  I wasn’t.  But it felt like it.  And when this group brought in...

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