Monthly Archives: October 2016

2015 WisRWA Chapter Service Award Recipients

WisRWA's Chapter Service Award is all about VOLUNTEERISM. It's about serving the organization and its members as chapter leaders, such as serving on the WisRWA Board or as an Area Contact.  The award is also about serving in the trenches and volunteering in many different capacities over the time of active membership in WisRWA. WisRWA

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00October 30th, 2016|Categories: Awards, Fab Five, Members|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 2015 WisRWA Chapter Service Award Recipients

Tips, Hacks and Resources for Book Research (historical and modern!)

I think we can all agree that doing the proper research makes or breaks a book. Glaringly obvious mentions of places, events or details that haven't happened yet are akin to all of us Wisconsinites watching Titanic and realizing that Jack Dawson could not have been ice fishing on Lake Wissota in Chippawa Falls in

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00October 19th, 2016|Categories: Readers, Writing Craft|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tips, Hacks and Resources for Book Research (historical and modern!)

Bouchercon World Mystery Writers’ Conference: What Makes a Great Novel?

Rich information for writers, rich food and experiences--that's what Bouchercon was about in New Orleans, September 15-18, held at the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street in the French Quarter. This is the same hotel where RWA held a conference several years ago. Bouchercon is what everybody calls the Boucher conference, the worldwide event sponsored by

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00October 4th, 2016|Categories: General, Members|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bouchercon World Mystery Writers’ Conference: What Makes a Great Novel?