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March 2017

Marketing & Communication Strategies

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Naperville CoC, 55 S. Main St.
Naperville, 60540
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Prewriting for Pantsers

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lisle Library, 777 Front Street
Lisle, 60532
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For those of us who can’t plot a story to save our lives, we can end up spending an inordinate amount of time revising. After selling my first novel, I realized that I needed a more efficient way to write other than to write, rip apart, and rewrite. However, I still couldn’t plot. The story just wouldn’t come. Instead, I learned to focus on my characters. Time spent truly knowing my hero and heroine has allowed me to craft stories…

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April 2017

Cathie Linz Romance Appreciation Dinner

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sonali Dev to Host, Naperville, + Google Map

It’s Windy City’s Annual Romance Appreciation Dinner! Join your fellow WC members, local librarians and booksellers as we gather to honor those who celebrate the romance genre.  Every year we honor one special librarian who goes above and beyond to support romance with the NI Librarian Of The Year Award. ***This is a catered event and we’d love to have an accurate count of our attendees. Please RSVP by 3/24/17*** Windy City members please sign up on the yahoo loop…

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4/12/17

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Naperville CoC, 55 S. Main St.
Naperville, 60540
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4/26/17

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lisle Library, 777 Front Street
Lisle, 60532
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May 2017

DuPage County Sheriff

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Naperville CoC, 55 S. Main St.
Naperville, 60540
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Building a Reader Base

May 24 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Lisle Library, 777 Front Street
Lisle, 60532
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June 2017

Deep Point of View

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Naperville CoC, 55 S. Main St.
Naperville, 60540
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Does your dialog read as a list of “he said, she said?” Do your critique partners ask, “Whose head are we in here?” Have you gotten contest feedback saying, “go deeper into the POV” or “Show, don’t tell”? And are you wondering how on earth to fix your manuscript? Good news! POV is a skill that can be learned! Join award-winning author (and Point-Of-View obsessive) Sarah M. Anderson as she identifies common POV errors, when the rules are flexible and…

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Special Saturday Event

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Female Naval Officer

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lisle Library, 777 Front Street
Lisle, 60532
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