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Meeting Info

Monthly Coffee Socials

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 (Unless it falls on a holiday, see schedule below)

Time: 2-4:30pm

Critique
Group

If you'd like to participate in the

OKRWG Critique Group, click the button

to learn more and for guidelines.

Workshop
Coordinators
Wanted

Do you have an interactive workshop to help OKRWG hone our skills on writing romance? We'd love to hear it. Click the button to volunteer!

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

2024 Monthly Meeting Schedule

Jan 6:

(2-4:30pm) Workshop

Speaker: Award-Winning Author & OKRWG President Sabrina A. Fish

Topic: Let's Have a Plotting Party!

           About: I did this one a couple years ago and it was a hit, so I thought we'd bring it around again! I get asked SO often where I get all my ideas. So, I'll share some of the ways that story ideas have come to me over the years, then we'll brainstorm ideas together.

Feb 3:

(2-4:30pm) Workshop

Speaker: USA Today Bestselling author & OKRWG PR Sarah Bale

Topic: Publisher Rocket for Keywords

           About: In this workshop, Sarah Bale will tell us about PublisherRocket and how to use it successfully to find good keywords for your novel.

Mar 2:

(2-4:30pm) Workshop

Speaker: International Romance Author, Katana Collins

Topic: Establishing and Utilizing Your Author Brand

           About: TBA

Apr 6:

(2-4:30pm)  Write In

Whether you're participating in Camp NaNoWriMo or not, bring your computer and come write!

 

May 4: (No Formal Meeting due to OWFI Conference)

OKRWG is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc. As such, our members are encouraged to attend the OWFI conference and invited to gather with us at the bar during Happy Hour.

 

Jun 1:

(2-4:30pm) Workshop

Speaker: Award-Winning Author & OKRWG Grants Director Staci Mauney

Topic: Self-Editing: Weak & Repeated Words

          About topic:  We need up to 10 people to submit 3 pages of their writing for her to edit and use as examples…anonymously, of course. Send those to grants@oklahomaromancewritersguild.com by May 15

Jul 13 (second Saturday due to holiday):

(2-4:30pm) Write-In

We'll discuss last details for Retreat 2024, then have a 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. Prizes will be given to Sprint Winners!

NO CRITIQUE GROUP!

Aug 2-3: OKRWG Writing Retreat 

Heart Awards Ceremony on Aug 3rd @ 7pm during retreat and broadcast FB Live

Registration Required to attend Retreat

 

Sep 7: 

(2-4:30pm) Workshop- Speaker: Kate Minty

Topic: Let's Talk About Sex

                  About topic:  Get tips and tricks about writing sex scenes from a former phone sex operator. Learn how I created realistic fantasies.

 

Oct 5:

(2-4:30pm) Workshop

Speaker: Award-Winning Author & OKRWG VP Jennifer McMurrain

Topic: TBA

           About: TBA

 

Nov 2:

(2-4:30pm)Write In- Whether you're participating in NaNoWriMo or not, bring your computer and come write!

 

Dec 7: (Location alert! This is NOT at the library)

(4pm) Christmas Party at Sabrina's House

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