January 2016 Member News

Congratulations to our members for all of their accomplishments this month! Rebecca Grace Allen completed the third novella in the Portland Rebels series, The Theory of Deviance. She also accepted an offer of representation from Tara Carberry of Trident Media Group. Susie Warren released  her book The Chosen Heir on …

January 2016 Meeting with K.A. Mitchell

Join us Saturday, January 9, 2016, for our first meeting of the year. Our very own K.A. Mitchell will present a workshop on characterization.  Getting More Bars: Creating Deep Reader Connections with Your Characters This hands-on workshop helps participants develop layered characters with strong motivations for action. Developing this level of characterization makes the …

December 2015 Author Celebration

Join us Saturday, December 12, 2015 for our annual member celebration! Our board will meet at noon to discuss transitions and planning for the coming year. There will be no formal business meeting. Beginning at one p.m., our hospitality and goals committees will lead a program which will include: Goal …

Glen Ebisch Waxes Philosophical on Writing, Rejection, and the Power of Persistence

Long-time CR-RWA member Glen Ebisch has an impressive battery of degrees, including a PhD in philosophy from Columbia University. After teaching philosophy for 20 years, he’s currently professor emeritus at Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts. As if that isn’t accomplishment enough for one man, Glen has also managed …

November 2015 Meeting – Come Support Our Authors At The Clifton Park Local Author’s Fair

Please join us in supporting our chapter members on Nov. 14, 2015 at the Clifton Park library for the Local Author’s Fair. Our meeting will be at 11:30am in room C at the Clifton Park library. After our meeting, we will attend the library event at 1 pm. Please register …

Jenna Kendrick is in the House!

Today we’re welcoming CR-RWA’s own Jenna Kendrick to the chapter blog! Jenna writes male/male new adult and contemporary romance, which also happens to be her favorite genre to read. She began writing in college, but put it aside to work in a variety of other fields, including authoring numerous technical …

Fall 2015 Member News

Congrats to our members for their accomplishments in September and October! Ann Bowling’s article “I Cleaned Up My Dad’s Hoarder House” was published in XOJane.com Carol Storm’s book Burning Captivity (Book 2 of the Charity Chronicles) is coming soon from Blushing Books. K.A. Mitchell’s 20th book Put a Ring on It …

October 2015 Meeting, Featuring Self-Publishing Panel With Autumn Jones Lake, K.A. Mitchell and Jenna Kendrick

Our meeting this month will be held on Saturday, October 10, at 1pm. Important Note: The meeting will not be held at our usual location. It will be at the Schenectady Public Library, 99 Clinton St, Schenectady, NY 12305-2047, in the McChesney Room on the second floor, above the children’s room. Our business meeting …