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2015 Chapter Meetings

Unless otherwise noted below, we meet at the Des Plaines Public Library on the second Monday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the Arlington Heights Historical Society on the last Monday of the month from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Meetings feature either group critiques or special programs of interest to romance writers. You’re welcome to attend two meetings without obligation to join. Please note that meeting dates are subject to change due to holidays or special events.

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Jan 12 7:00 p2015 Holiday Party 
Jan 26Chapter7:00pNew Writer Q&A - Everything You Wanted to Know About the Business of Writing and PublishingArlington Hts
Feb 9Hillary Rettig7:00Productivity/Secrets of the Prolific WriterDes Plaines
Feb 23 7:00pCritique NightArlington Hts
Mar 9J. Leigh Bailey7:00pUsing Writing to Cope With DepressionDes Plaines
Mar 30 7:00pCritique NightArlington Hts
Apr 13Ruth Kaufman7:00pTaming the Octopus: How to Tackle Indie Publishing Without Getting SqueezedDes Plaines
Apr 27 7:00pCritique NightArlington Hts
May 11John O'Meara7:00pRenaissance Rapier Sword DemonstrationDes Plaines
May 26 7:00pCritique NightArlington Hts
Jun 8  Hot NightDes Plaines
Jun 29 7:00pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Jul 13 7:00pGroup CritiqueDes Plaines
Jul 27Chapter Members7:00pRWA Nationals in ReviewArlington Hts
Aug 10Amy Alessio7:00pVintage Tea Party TrendsDes Plaines
Aug 31 7:00pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Sep 14Sonali Dev7:00p Bollywood Films as a Guide to WritingDes Plaines
Sep 28 7:00pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Oct 12Kim Castillo7:00pBenefits of an Author AssistantDes Plaines
Oct 26 7:00pGroup Critique 
Nov 9Bobbi Dumas7:00pTBADes Plaines
Nov 30 7:00pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Dec 14Elizabeth Harmon7:00pWriting Beta HeroesDes Plaines