WisRWA Calendar

May 19
2017
2017 WisRWA Conference
May 19 - 21, 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Featuring best-selling authors Christie Craig, Virginia Kantra, and Sarah MacLean.

Register now under the Conference tab!

Meeting Times

Mar 03
2017
Green Bay
11:30-3:00 - 1951 West Restaurant,1951 Bond St, Green Bay

The Haves and Have-Nots of Website Design for Today's Author: Join Elle J. Rossi of EJR Digital for an interactive discussion on author websites. What works? What doesn't? Learn how to get the most bang for your buck and hear new ideas on how to engage readers at your cyber home.

**Please note this is a FRIDAY, not our usual 1st Wed. of the month.**
Mar 11
2017
Chippewa Falls
10:00 to 12:30, 29 Pines at the Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center, 5872 33rd Ave. (on Hwy 29), Eau Claire

Whether you’re drafting your first novel or making edits on your twentieth, we all battle the same enemy…TIME. How can we be expected to write with all the demands of social media, contracts and bookkeeping, day jobs and families? Come share your ideas and hear ours.
Mar 11
2017
Wausau
10:30-12:30 - Vino Latte 700 Grand Ave, Wausau

 Character Excavation, presented by Kristan Higgins, Farrah Rochon, Damon Suede from 2016 RWA National Conference: "In this session, the speakers will drill down past arcs and stereotypes into what makes fictional folks burn and shimmer on the page. They'll also unpack some helpful tools: the power of deep characterization to structure your story, how to skirt the swamps of backstory and the traps of tropes, and the source of that essential spark that brings fictional folks to life (and love) on the page."
Mar 18
2017
Milwaukee
9:00-11:30 - Mayfair Mall (Garden Suites Community Room, Lower Level)

TRENDS IN PUBLISHING: Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company says, “I think you can call the talk A bookseller's take on trends in publishing," and yes, he pays attention to things going on outside his bookstore. Daniel will talk about the relationships between publisher/bookstore and novelist/bookstore, as well as field questions about book launches and readings.
Apr 05
2017
Green Bay
11:30-3:00 - 1951 West Restaurant,1951 Bond St, Green Bay

Personal Branding: We all know about product branding - Nike's “Just Do It,” for example - but have you heard about personal branding? Gini Athey will present a Five-Point Personal Branding program and suggest ways to connect it to our writing and promotion of our books.

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2017 Write Touch Conference

 

Royal Flush

LOVE IS IN THE CARDS

 Featuring New York Times Bestselling Authors

Christie CraigVirginia Kantra, and Sarah MacLean

 

May 19-21, 2017

Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
Green Bay, Wisconsin

 

We have an amazing weekend planned, including our Awards Luncheon where we announce the winners of both the 2017 Fabulous Five Contest and the 2017 Write Touch Readers Award (Saturday, May 20, 2017). Click below for the full schedule of events.

You won’t want to miss it!

 

REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Conference Registration Includes:

  • TWELVE Hours of Workshops
  • Pitch Appointments
  • Agent/Editor Q&A
  • Hors D’oeuvres & Dessert Reception
  • TWO Farmhouse Breakfast Buffets
  • Awards Luncheon (plated)
  • TWO Snack Breaks
  • Hospitality Suite (Eat-Drink-Mingle)
  • Silent Auction for Literacy

 

 

We’re very pleased to welcome the following agents and editors to our conference:

Nalini Akolekar of Spencerhill Associates

Jessica Watterson of the Sandra Dijkstra Agency

Norma Perez-Hernandez, Kensington Publishing Corp.

Kathryn Lye, Harlequin

 

For more information about our speakers, click here.

Click here to see our exciting schedule of events!

 

Hotel Accommodations:

Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313
Reservations: (800) 333-3333 or (920) 494-7300

To receive group rates, be sure to ask for a room in the Wisconsin Romance Writers’ room block.

 

 

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