Meeting Info

Where: Pioneer Library System-SW OKC, 2201 SW 134th St, OKC, OK 73170

Room A-B or Conference Room(varies depending on availability)

Our meetings will ALSO be virtual via Google Meet. Email us for the link or check the OKRWG Facebook page.

When: 1st Saturday of Each Month

Time: 2-4:30pm

OKRWG Critique Group Requirements

If you'd like to participate in the OKRWG Critique Group, FIRST please review the guidelines, then PRINT copies of the group critique sheet below. Bring 3 printed copies of NO MORE than 2500 words of the material you'd like critiqued.

2021 Program Schedule

Jan 2: (2-4:30pm) Workshop- Award-Winning Author & Editor Staci Mauney will host the

The Editing Process: Revising Your Work for Publication

(via SLACK) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Feb 6: (2-4:30pm) Workshop- Speaker: Award-Winning Author Sabrina A. Fish

Topic: Writing 101: Dazzling Description

Note: Our reference text for this workshop is William Bernhardt's Dazzling Description: Painting the Perfect Picture

(via SLACK) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Mar 6: (2-3pm) Workshop- Speaker: Julia Mozingo

Topic: Plot a Novel in an Hour

Topics include character, goal, conflict, motivation, beginning setup, conclusion, and more.

Afterward experience the opportunity to expand the basic structure using the "10-Step Novel Development Plan."

The process is all about asking the right questions that pull information from your mind to discover the story.

(3-4pm) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Apr 3: (2-4pm) Write In- Whether you're participating in Camp NaNoWriMo or not, bring your computer and come write!

NO CRITIQUE GROUP

May- No Formal Meeting: OWFI is going fully virtual this year, so we'll be planning something separate for the Heart Awards Gala.

ALL MEMBERS are invited to The Heart Awards Gala on May 1st @ 4pm. Location: TBA

Jun 5: (2-3pm) Workshop- Speaker: Maria Veres

Topic: Turbocharge Your Writing

(3-4pm) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Jul 10: (2-4pm) In-person & Virtual Write In- Whether you're participating in Camp NaNoWriMo or not, log in via our Google Meet link(please email if you'd like to the link) or join us at the library in Meeting room B.

NO CRITIQUE GROUP!

Aug 7: (2-3pm) Workshop- Speaker: Award-Winning Author, Jennifer McMurrain

Topic: Setting Up a Facebook Ad 101

(3-4pm) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Sep 4: (2-3pm) Workshop- Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

Note: Our reference text for this workshop is William Bernhardt's Dynamic Dialogue

(3-4pm) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words)

Oct 2: (2-3pm) Workshop- Speaker: Award-Winning Author, Tamara Grantham

Topic: Author Marketing

(3-4pm) Critique Group, (no more than 2500 words), bring 3 printed copies of the 2500 words you'd like critiqued.

Nov 6: (2-4pm)Write In- Whether you're participating in NaNoWriMo or not, bring your computer and come write!

NO CRITIQUE GROUP!

Dec 4: (2-4pm) Christmas Party

NO CRITIQUE GROUP!

Workshop Coordinators Wanted!

Do you have an interactive workshop to help OKRWG hone our skills on writing romance? We'd love to hear it. Just fill out the form below.

**Note: This is a volunteer opportunity as we do not pay speakers at this time.