Congratulations to Rebecca Grace Allen and All Our Members!

Special congratulation to CR-RWA member Rebecca Grace Allen, who sold her first novella to Samhain Publishing last month! All of our members have had an amazing year — whether they published books, landed agents, finished manuscripts, or just continued in that daunting task of following their dreams by writing, writing, …

February Meeting: Join Us In Learning About Scrivener

Please join us on February 8, 2014, when Jennifer Kettell will present an informative workshop on Scrivener. Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping …

Welcome to 2014

Happy New Year, everyone! Please join us on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 1 p.m. for a great presentation by our own K.A. Mitchell on overcoming writer’s block. We’re also excited to welcome our new Executive Board. President: Christine Dreidel Vice President: Kate Lago Secretary: Jeanette Grey  Treasurer: Jean C. Gordon Thank you so …

December Member News

Please join us in celebrating our members’ achievements this month: Jeanette Grey’s new novella, When It’s Right, was published on 12/3/13 by Samhain. In addition, her book, Take What You Want, was named one of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2013 in the category of Romance E-books. Marie Lark’s novel, …

Writing Resources

Special thanks to our member K.A. Mitchell for hunting up some great writing resources to share. Plot Generators http://www.wherethemapends.com/writerstools/writers_tools_pages/randomizer.htm http://rangen.co.uk/writing/plotgen.php Title Generators http://mdbenoit.com/rtg.htm http://www.noemata.net/pa/titlegen/ Character Generators Description: http://rangen.co.uk/chars/appgen.php Motive: http://rangen.co.uk/chars/motivegen.php Quirks: http://www.nicholasmcrae.com/CharacterQuirks.html Fake names / even car brands / zip codes / passwords: http://www.fakenamegenerator.com/order.php Writer’s cheat sheet http://www.writerscheatsheet.com/writing/cheatsheet.pdf Worksheets http://iconoclasticwriter.com/nanowrimo-prep-plot-development-and-profile-worksheets-visualizing-collage-and-more/ Writers Helping Writers http://writershelpingwriters.net/writing-tools/

October Member News and Upcoming Meeting Dates

Congratulations to our members on all of their achievements in the past month! Jean Gordon’s  release date for Small-Town Midwife is March 2014. Bebe Knight’s first release, An Element of Time, was published 9/24/13 through Solstice Publishing. Jeanette Grey has joined RWA’s Professional Author’s Network (PAN). Cara Connelly’s novella, The Wedding …