2017 Program Schedule

Here at Windy City, we pride ourselves on providing excellent programming to benefit every writer no matter what stage they’re at in their writing career. Non-members are welcome to attend two meetings without any obligation to join, so please visit us soon!

Click on the name of a specific program to find out more about it!
Date Program Presenter Location
1/11/17 Physical Therapy for Writers Licensed Physical Therapist: Jay Naperville CoC
1/25/17 Multi-Author Collaboration: Building a Successful Fictional World From the Ground Up Adrienne Giordanno & Tracey Devlyn Lisle Library
2/08/17 Working With a Professional Editor with Jill Welsh Jill Welsh Naperville CoC
2/22/17 Critique Night:Igniting the Fireworks Critique Night Lisle Library
3/03/17 Nurturing the Writer's Soul: Retreat 2017 Barbara Samuel Hilton Garden Inn
3/08/17 Marketing & Communication Strategies Clayton Smith Naperville CoC
3/22/17 Prewriting for Pantsers Shannon Schroeder Lisle Library
4/07/17 RAD Night! 25th Anniversary Celebration! Sonali Dev to Host
4/12/17 Protecting Your Muse Denise Swanson Naperville CoC
4/26/17 The Culture of Your Story is not Just for 'Multiculturals' Sonali Dev Naperville CoC
5/10/2017 Emergency Preparedness Subject Matter Expert Naperville Coc
5/24/17 Building a Reader Base Robyn Bachar Lisle Library
6/14/17 Deep Point of View Sarah M. Anderson Naperville CoC
6/17/17 WC is Proud to Present Damon Suede! Damon Suede Oswego Library-Montgomery Branch
6/28/17 Jail & Corrections- The Real Story Subject Matter Expert Lisle Library
7/12/17 Pitch or Sprint Craft-Critique Night Oswego Library-Montgomery Branch
7/26/17 NO MEETING- RWA Nationals July 26 – 29 Orlando Florida
8/09/17 Post Nationals Dinner Bon Appetit! Angelis
8/23/17 Beta Heroes Elizabeth Harmon Lisle Library
9/13/17 Prewriting for Pantsers Shannon Schroeder Naperville CoC
9/27/17 September Critique – You Gotta Have A Hook     Lisle Library
10/11/17 Group Blogging Tips Gloria Chao & Chicago Bloggers Naperville CoC
10/25/17 Video Conference with Navy Lt. Michelle Mazar Lt. Michelle Mazar Lisle Library
11/08/17 Swim in Your Own Lane: Taming Envy & Comparison Allie Pleiter Naperville CoC
11/22/17 NO MEETING – Thanksgiving Gobble Gobble!
12/8/17 Holiday Party!      Cheryl Huth to Host
12/13/17 NO MEETING Enjoy!
12/27/17 NO MEETING – Christmas Week Happy Holidays from Windy City!


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