Monthly Meetings

sampleiconcoffee2018 NEORWA Monthly Meetings Schedule

We usually meet the first Saturday of every month, beginning at 10 a.m. Monthly meetings are typically held at a Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library system. Locations for each meeting can be found below the topic and presenter for that date. We wrap up our meeting at 1:00 p.m. and attendees have the option of lunch after the meeting at a local restaurant.

Visitors may attend two meetings as our guest before deciding to join the Northeast Ohio chapter of RWA. You must be a member of RWA to join NEORWA.

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January 6, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION

PRESENTER: Marin McGinnis

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125, Mtg Room B

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February 3, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: DON’T BE A DOORKNOB: MARKETING AND HOW TO BE MEMORABLE

PRESENTER: Judy McDonough

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125, Mtg Room B

*February 6-Registration opens for RWA National in Denver

*February 10–NEORWA members featured at South Euclid library

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March 3, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: SENSATIONAL SCENES START WITH SETTING

PRESENTER: Cate Grimm

LOCATION: Parma Library, 6996 Powers Blvd., Parma, Ohio  44129, Mtg Room C

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April 7, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: GETTING OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

PRESENTER: Dr. Nicole Peeler

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125, Mtg Room B

*April 20-21 Spring Fling in Chicago

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May 5, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: CAREER DISCUSSION-MAKING YOUR FEDERAL AGENT ACCURATE

PRESENTER has over 20 years of federal law enforcement experience across 3 different agencies

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125, Mtg Room B

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June 2, 2018, 11 a.m.

TOPIC: Behind the scenes NOOKS & CRANNIES TOUR

PRESENTER: NEORWA

LOCATION: Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 Portage Path, Akron, Ohio, 44303

COST: NEORWA members $11 per person. (Non-member Guests may join us at the regular cost of $21 per person)

The guided tour begins at 11:00am and includes:

  • Guided behind-the-scenes tour of the domestic staff living and working quarters
  • Includes self-guided tour of Manor House, Gate Lodge, Corbin Conservatory & Garden

Please note:  You will want to arrive approximately 15 minutes early as the tour starts promptly at 11:00. To participate, you must be able to stand for long periods of time. The tour includes narrow stairways and is not recommended for guests with limited mobility. Duration: Approximately 2 hours

We will have lunch following our tour at a local restaurant, as yet TBD.

*Find out more about Stan Hywet Hall here.

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NO MEETING IN JULY

July 18-21, 2018

RWA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO

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August 4, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: BASKET MAKING FOR CLEVELAND ROCKS ROMANCE CONFERENCE

Bring your creativity and anything you would like to donate. Always a fun time.

PRESENTER: NEORWA membership

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125

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September 14-15, 2018

CLEVELAND ROCKS ROMANCE CONFERENCE

LOCATION: Holiday Inn-Strongsville located at 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH 44136

For more details and registration information check out our Conference page

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October 6, 2018, 10 a.m.

TOPIC: SUPERNATURAL AND THE OCCULT FOR WRITERS

PRESENTER: Alyne Pustanio

LOCATION: Garfield Heights Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio  44125

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November 2-4, 2018

NEORWA & TRRW ANNUAL WRITING RETREAT

  • Members-only event

LOCATION: Punderson State Park located at 11755 Kinsman Rd., Newbury, OH 44065

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December 1, 2017

NEORWA ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON, 1 p.m.

  • Members-only event

LOCATION: Punderson State Park Manor located at 11755 Kinsman Rd., Newbury, OH 44065

 

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