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2014 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 27  MEETING CANCELED due to weatherArlington Hts
Feb 10Michelle Prima7:00 pOrganizing Writing SpaceDes Plaines
Feb 24Jennifer Ann Coffeen7:00 pHow to Create a VillainArlington Hts
Mar 10Heather V. Cramond7:00 pDownward Dog, Upward Writer (Yoga)Des Plaines
Mar 31 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Apr 14 7:00 pPitch PracticeDes Plaines
Apr 28  No Meeting - Take Time to Recover from Spring Fling 
May 12Jennifer Clark7:00 pCreating Compelling Content for Social Media and BlogsDes Plaines
May 27  Group CritiqueArlington Hts
Jun 9Julie Ann Walker7:00 pTHUNDER Characterization WorkshopDes Plaines
Jun 30 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Jul 14 7:00 pGroup CritiqueDes Plaines
Jul 28 7:00 pRWA Nationals in ReviewArlington Hts
Aug 11Allie Pleiter7:00 pTech Gadgets for WritersDes Plaines
Aug 25 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Sep 8Robyn Bachar7:00 pMerits and Flaws: A Gamer's Guide to Slaying Mary SuesDes Plaines
Sep 29 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Oct 13Clara Kensie and Ryann Murphy7:00 pUsing ScrivenerDes Plaines
Oct 27 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Nov 10Laurie Brown7:00 pSelf-Editing to SellDes Plaines
Nov 24 7:00 pGroup CritiqueArlington Hts
Dec 8 7:00 pHot Night and White Elephant Gift ExchangeDes Plaines
Jan 12 7:00 p2015 Holiday Party