RWA meetings are open to chapter members, guests and visitors. Since our members dues support the costs of hosting these meetings, we ask that visitors join our organization after one or two visits if they wish to continue attending.
*Note: Meeting times are 10:30-12:30, unless otherwise indicated.
December 2, 2017
Topic: The GSRWA Annual Holiday White-Elephant Gift Exchange, Potluck, and Celebration Bash
Location: Mercer Island Community Center (in the Slater Room)
Details: Please bring a side dish or desert for the pot luck, and a white elephant gift wrapped to appeal to your fellow romance writers!
January 6, 2018
Topic: Behind Closed Doors: Writing Love Scenes at Any Comfort Level
Speaker: Anna Alexander
Location: Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave S, Renton, WA
Workshop Details: Does the idea of writing a sex scene make you hot and bothered for all of the wrong reasons? Do you struggle for a new way to describe a first kiss or wait until you absolutely HAVE to write that love scene? Behind Closed Doors will help you get over the hurdle of writing your characters most intimate moments. Learn the difference between sexual tension and a sex scene as well as how to write within your comfort zone to make the moment an integral part of your characters emotional journey.
*This session will not be recorded
February 3, 2018
Topic: All-Day Workshop with Mary Buckham
Speaker: Mary Buckham
Location: Bellevue Sheraton, 100 112th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA
March 3, 2018
Topic: Writing Suspense
Speaker: Kim Hornsby and Christine Fairchild