Milwaukee Area

Get Ready to Submit with Cheryl Yeko

Milwaukee WisRWA member Cheryl Yeko will be at the October meeting to work with participants on GETTING READY TO SUBMIT! This is a hands-on workshop, so bring your query letter draft, summary, synopsis, author bio, elevator speech, and pitch. We will work on tightening up the elements needed to make your novel sound publish-worthy. Cheryl

By |2019-12-31T18:10:23+00:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Meetings, Members, Milwaukee Area, Programs, Publishing Industry, Writing Craft|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Get Ready to Submit with Cheryl Yeko

Narrating the Book: An Interview with Brian Gill

Professional narrator and actor, Brian Gill, will be at our September meeting to talk about the audio book process, answer your questions, and give you a sample of how your work would sound narrated. So, bring a couple pages of your work-in-progress with you. I’ve known Brian for many years. He is an outstanding actor,

By |2019-12-31T18:10:23+00:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: General, Meetings, Milwaukee Area, Programs|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Narrating the Book: An Interview with Brian Gill

Book Launch Parties: The Hows and Whys

WisRWA members, Mia Jo Celeste, author of Other Than, and Barbara M.  Britton, author of Providence and Building Benjamin, will be talking about book launch parties (both actual and virtual) at the June WisRWA meeting in Milwaukee. Jennifer Rupp asked them a few questions about their first year as published authors.   Jen: Brenda and Barbara,

By |2019-12-31T18:10:23+00:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Meetings, Members, Milwaukee Area, Promotions, Publishing Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Book Launch Parties: The Hows and Whys

Q&A with Abby Saul of The Lark Group

In April, the Milwaukee Area will be hosting literary agent Abby Saul from The Lark Group at our meeting. With the May conference in Green Bay (which will be fantastic) right around the corner, Abby's help with tweaking and practicing our pitches, queries, and openings, is timely. Here's a chance for us to get to

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Meetings, Milwaukee Area, Programs, Publishing Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Q&A with Abby Saul of The Lark Group

Milwaukee Area April Meeting – Polish Your Pitch with Abby Saul of The Lark Group

Join the Milwaukee area for the April meeting. Polish your pitch with Abby Saul of The Lark Group. Not a WisRWA member, but interested in seeing what we’re about? You're invited to join us too. See all the details below.

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Meetings, Milwaukee Area, Publishing Industry|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Milwaukee Area April Meeting – Polish Your Pitch with Abby Saul of The Lark Group

Trends in Publishing from a Bookseller’s Perspective

The Milwaukee Area is hosting Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company on Saturday, March 18. He'll be talking about trends in publishing, from the perspective of a bookseller. He'll be looking at the relationships between publisher/bookstore and novelist/bookstore, as well as field questions about book launches and readings. We thought you might like to get

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Milwaukee Area, Publishing Industry|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Trends in Publishing from a Bookseller’s Perspective

Milwaukee Area February Meeting – Love Scenes with Laura Zats

Join the Milwaukee area as they welcome literary agent Laura Zats of Red Sofa Literary.  Laura will give live critiques of love scenes.  Not a WisRWA member, but interested in seeing what we’re about? You’re invited to join us too. See all the details below.

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: General, Meetings, Milwaukee Area|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Milwaukee Area February Meeting – Love Scenes with Laura Zats

WisRWA to Tour World-Renowned Newberry Library

WisRWA members are invited to join an exclusive private tour of the Newberry Library in Chicago. Organized by Maureen Welli, area coordinator for the Milwaukee Area, the tour should have something of interest for historical romance writers, and everyone else too. Members who've had the chance to visit the Newberry in the past have raved.

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Events, Programs|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on WisRWA to Tour World-Renowned Newberry Library

Historical Reenactment – a Great Way to Create Interesting Characters

WisRWA member Molly Maka, self-proclaimed 1940s girl, writer of historical romance, and a veteran of historical reenactment, will be presenting her secrets to the Milwaukee area on Saturday, June 18. As a ten-year veteran of historical reenacting of various time periods, Molly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her presentation on how historical reenacting can

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Members, Programs|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Historical Reenactment – a Great Way to Create Interesting Characters