Sprinting To “The End” with MOLLY MAKA

With NaNoWriMo winding down for the month, I’ve been reflecting on how much sprints have saved my life and my word count. I thought I would share a few sources and tips to make sprints work for you. If you aren’t familiar with sprints, here’s what you do: Set a timer for whatever timeframe you

By |2021-05-19T13:50:09+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Members, Publishing Industry, Writing Craft, Writing Journey|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Sprinting To “The End” with MOLLY MAKA

Life on the Page with Bobbi Groover

Greetings fellow authors! It’s been many months now that we’ve all been inundated with all sorts of news, some good, some bad, some downright frightening.  As a fiction writer, all those bombardments (many of which are out of my control) make me dive into my writing, into a world where I am omnipotent.  I can

By |2021-05-19T13:50:01+00:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Members, News, Publishing Industry, Writing Craft, Writing Journey|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Life on the Page with Bobbi Groover

Let’s Keep Plugging Away! Together!

I’m new to this writing profession. That’s only partially true – I have two nonfiction books in print that I like to say are Limited Editions. They are. I wrote them when I had other careers. So, unless you are interested in Demystifying Leadership, or A Reflective Journey – Connecting Your Head, Heart, Spirit and

By |2021-02-11T12:56:04+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Members|Tags: |Comments Off on Let’s Keep Plugging Away! Together!

Get The Most Out of Your WisRWA Membership

Are you getting the most out of your WisRWA membership? Here is a list of the current benefits WisRWA provides for members.   Monthly Area Meetings We currently have two active areas (Wausau and Greater Green Bay) and are working to find an area contact for the Milwaukee group. Members are invited to attend any

By |2021-02-11T12:56:04+00:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: General, Meetings, Members, Programs|Comments Off on Get The Most Out of Your WisRWA Membership

Introducing the WisRWA Hall of Fame!

The WisRWA Board is excited to announce a new feature on our refreshed website called the WisRWA Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame celebrates recipients of member awards and authors who have published at least 10 books. Let’s take a look at what you can find in the Hall of Fame. Ana Leigh Lifetime

By |2021-02-11T12:56:05+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: General, Members|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Introducing the WisRWA Hall of Fame!

My Life Collapsed on December 29, 2013

In a nutshell— My husband died unexpectedly that morning. My husband’s death left me responsible for managing all elements of our severely disabled adult son who lived with us and required 24-7 care. While my husband and I performed well as a team, his tasks were ones I never wanted to handle. He spent hours

Book Review Etiquette

It’s happened to every reader. You have the weekend off. Rain is pouring down. The coffee pot is sputtering, and those tantalizing smells seduce you to crawl under a blanket and pick out your next great read. So, you hop online, go to your favorite bookstore and start scanning those covers. One calls out to

2017 Chapter Service Award

The WisRWA Chapter Service Award is an award that WisRWA gives out to members who have shown exemplary service to our organization often going above and beyond the call of duty for WisRWA.  Members are nominated and sent to the Chapter Service Award chair or chairs who will read through the nominations and choose the

Hot Off the Nashville Press: Trends in Christian Fiction

Recently, I attended the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference (ACFW) in Nashville. If you are hoping to publish in Christian fiction, this conference gives an overview of the inspirational market. The Christian fiction market is growing due to its loyal readership and the hope these novels bring to a chaotic world. Historical Romance and Romantic Suspense

Trust the Process – A WisRWA Member’s Journey

Writing is a personal profession. We write what we know, use experiences in our lives to add the spices and emotions. If you take pleasure sitting in front of your computer and bringing your characters to life, then you will succeed in your profession. It takes a lot to learn all of the ins and

By |2021-02-11T12:59:27+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Members|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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