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A Reflection of Romance

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The Jan-Feb 07 edition of the Mid-Michigan Mirror

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     January/February 2013 Virtual Newsletter: 2013 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; Member Birthdays; Attraction and Relationships by Renci Denham; Five Things to Look Out for When Self-Editing by Melissa Keir; MMRWA 2013 Retreat From Harsh Reality by Anne Stone; Achievements and Accolades; Industry News & Article; The President's Corner.


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     December 2012 Virtual Newsletter: 2012 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; 2013 MMRWA Board of Directors; Member Birthdays; Achievements and Accolades; Industry News & Articles; New Releases; The President's Corner.

     November 2012 Virtual Newsletter: 2012 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; 2013 MMRWA Board Candidates; Member Birthdays; Achievements and Accolades; I Will Write a Book by Diane Burton; Being Middle Aged by Renci Denham; Liquid sunshine in Florida, Fiction Writers’ Boot Camp and Ancient City Romance Authors Mardi Gras on the Beach By Loralee Lillibridge; Industry News & Articles; New Releases; The President's Corner.

     October 2012 Virtual Newsletter: 2012 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; 2013 MMRWA Board Candidates; "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Independent Publishing," by Diane Burton; "Between the Covers with Jennifer Lowery," by Nancy Gideon; Member Birthdays; New Members; Achievements and Accolades; Industry News & Articles; Members' New Releases; The President's Corner

     September 2012 Virtual Newsletter: 2012 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; Member Birthdays; New Members; Achievements and Accolades; Industry News & Articles; New Releases; The President's Corner.

     August 2012 Virtual Newsletter:: 2012 Meeting Schedulel Meeting Program; Member Birthdays; Industry News & Writers Resources; The President's Corner.

     June - July 2012 Virtual Newsletter:: 2012 Meeting Schedule; Meeting Program; Achievements and Accolades; Conference or Retreat? In Response to the Retreat Survey By Anne Stone; It's Good to Be Back By Rosanne Bittner; Social Psychology Aspects of the Witch Hunts By Renci Denham; Industry News; New Releases; The President's Corner

     May 2012 Virtual Newsletter:: 2012 Meeting Schedule; May Meeting Program; Member Birthdays; New Members; Supporting Each Other by Diane Burton; Achievements and Accolades; Industry News; The President's Corner

     April 2012: President’s Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; Between the Covers with Our Golden Girls: Part Deux (Tracy Roper and Ami Weaver) by Nancy Gideon; Retreat From Harsh Reality Information; Final Reflections

     March 2012: President‘s Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; False Memory Debate By Renci Denham; Retreat From Harsh Reality Information; Final Reflections

     January - February 2012: President‘s Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; Between the Covers with Patty Gordon w/a Patricia Kiyono by Nancy Gideon; Confessions of A How-To-Write Junkie By Tereasa Bellew; Retreat From Harsh Reality Information; Final Reflections


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     December 2011: President’s Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; Between the Covers with Diane Burton! By Nancy Gideon, MMRWA PAN Liaison; Paranormal Investigation; Fairies...Fact or Fiction by Heidi C. Dalquist; Final Reflections

     November 2011: President‘s Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; Bylaws Amendment Proposal 1; Point of View, by Ami Weaver -- October 15, 2011 Meeting Topic summarized By Margo Hoornstra; Musings on My Writing by Rosanne Bittner; Three Reasons to Break Up With an Idea By Taryn Blackthorne; Press Here by Damon Suede; Drive Traffic with YouTube® by Joan Reeves; Final Reflections.

     October 2011: President's Message; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News & Recent Sales; How in the heck does this ding-dang thing-a- Ma-jig work? by Rosanne Bittner; Between the Covers with Nancy Gideon By Tracy Brogan; How to Succeed in Indy-epubbing Without Really Trying By CJ Lyons; Final Reflections.

     September 2011: President’s Message; Meeting Schedule and Directions; Member News & Recent Sales!; Between the Covers with Loralee Lillibridge by Nancy Gideon, PAN liaison; Histories Mysteries – and Why History is so Interesting by Rosanne Bittner; Like a Virgin; by Natascha Jaffa; Six Ways to Give Your Favorite Author a Boost by Cheryl Alldredge (aka Charlie Allden); From Skeeters to Stockings and What You Can Do Between Now and Then by Lisa McManus Lange; Taking the Plunge Into Social Media by Gerri Bauer; Revise and Resubmit by Nancy Holland; Writing Characters Across Generations by Lynn Cahoon; Final Reflections.

     August 2011: The President Message; About This Month’s Meeting; Meeting Schedule and Directions; Cowboys and… Well, Just Cowboys by Rosanne Bittner; Between the Covers Interview with Golden Heart Nominees by Nancy Gideon; The Ten Commandments of Mediocre Writing by Gina “Storm” Grant; Bylaws Amendment Proposal; Member News and Recent Sales; Final Reflections by Tracy Brogan.

     June 2011: The President Message; About This Month’s Meeting; Meeting Schedule and Directions; The “I Will Write a Book” Contest; Member News; Bylaws Amendment Proposals; Deconstructing The Local News Release by Lana Miersen; Please ... Just Write!! by Rosanne Bittner; Grammar Tips for the Modern Writer and Other Irritants for Writers by Carolynn Carey; The Absolutely Final Dictum on How to Write a Book by Janis Susan May, aka Janis Patterson; Learning to Write Faster by Anna DePalo; How to Win Writing Contests by Clarissa Southwick; Between the Covers with Cindy Arends: Interview by PAN liaison, Nancy Gideon; Retreat From Harsh Reality Wrap Up by Julie McMullen, Retreat Director; Final Reflections by Tracy Brogan.

     May 2011: The President Message; 2011 Meeting Schedule and Directions; I Will Write a Book Contest; Member News and Sales!; What I’ve Learned Since I Typed ‘The End’ by Marian Lanouette; Setting Up a Blog by Vanessa Kier; Plot Versus Character: A Balanced Approach to Writing Great Fiction by Jeff Gerke; Book Review by Laura Kirkland; Storyteller: A Gamer’s Approach to Writing – World Building 102: Creating a Monster Manual by Robyn Bachar; If the Self-pub Shoe Fits: Self-publishing tips and tricks. A Q & A with Teresa Morgan; Final Reflections by Tracy Brogan; Directions to The Hard Knock Grill, Jackson, MI.

     April 2011: President’s Message by Florence Price; I Will Write a Book Contest by Diane Burton; 2011 Meeting Schedule; Member News & Sales; MMRWA RITA and Golden Heart Finalists; Retreat From Harsh Reality information and Registration Form; History of Sex, Part Two by Lecia Cornwal; Uptight About Tenses by Patti Cavaliere; Greetings from Tell Tale Publishing; Final Reflections by Tracy Brogan.

     March 2011: President’s Message by Florence Price; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Member News; The History Of Sex (Part 1) by Lecia Cornwalls; Phaetons, and Crumpets, and Franking, Oh My! Or Reading Historical Research by Karen Hall; Multimedia for Writers: Creating the Author's Presence Online by Katie Lovette; Twips for Tweeps: Or Ten Do's & Don'ts for Using Twitter as a Promotional Tool by Lisa Hughey; Steampunk by Val Roberts; Striving for Perfection:The Climb by Tina Glasneck; The First Page of Your Novel by Karen Hudgins; To Contest or Not To Contest by Kristi Lea; Retreat From Harsh Reality Registration Form; Final Reflection by Tracy Brogan.

     January - February 2011: February Program Description; The President’s Corner; Member Birthdays; 2011 Meeting Schedule; Directions to Meeting; Member News; Lessons from the Pit of Despair: Managing Writer’s Block By Kristan Higgins; Learning English the Passionate Way by Sherry Thomas; Ten Commandments of Writing by Karen Hall; Don’t Be Ordinary by Paisley Kirkpatrick; The Bleepity-Bleep Golden Heart by Alyssa Marble; Top 4 Reasons to Write for Your Chapter's Newsletter by Lisa McManus Lange; Member Blog Addresses; Board and Chair Job Descriptions; Retreat From Harsh Reality; Retreat Registration Form; Final Reflection by Tracy Roper


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    November - December 2010: Mission Statement; The Board Room – November Program; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; November Meeting Directions; December Meeting Information; Chapter Announcements; Review of Leadership Seminar by Florence Price; October Program Recap - Rebounding by Alyssa Marble; ACFW Indianapolis Conference by Rohn Federbush; Get Your Groove On by Christine Glover; Writing Sex Scenes, by Jackie Bannon; Joys of Editing, by Robin Haseltine; I Write Romance, Wanna Make Something of It? by Lynn Cahoon; How to Create Living, Breathing Characters, by Elizabeth Elliott; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Releases 2010/2011; The Final Reflection; Submission Guidelines & Policy

    October 2010: Mission Statement; The Board Room – October Program; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; October Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers; Chapter Announcements; Bylaws Amendment; 2011 Board of Directors Election Guide; The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Second look at Contests, by Robin Haseltine; It’s Your Health, And Yes, You’re Worth It, by Aimee Carper; Literary Fiction vs Genre Fiction; Or, Why Pizza is a Health Food by Kristi Lea Schmits; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Releases 2010/2011; The Final Reflection; Guidelines & Policy

    September 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – September Program; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; September Meeting Directions; When Did Fangs Become Sexy? -- An afternoon of paranormal romance for readers and writers alike; Chapter Announcements; Review of Leadership Seminar, by Florence Price; A Writer’s 7 Steps to Positivity, Step 3 by Constance Smith; Learning to Write Faster by Anna DePalo; Networking By Sunny Cole; Walking the Fine Line Between Bumbling, Boring, and Bad Idea by Virna De Pau; Copyright and You by Anna Kathryn Lanier; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Releases 2010/2011; The Final Reflection; Newsletter Guidelines & Policy.

    July - August 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – August Program; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; August Meeting Directions; June Meeting Recap; A Writer’s 7 Steps to Positivity, Step 2 By Constance Smith; 2010 RWA® National Conference; Thoughts from a First Timer By Florence Price; Search-ING for Active Voice, By Annie Rhyan; Gerard Butler Grammar Quiz: I vs. Me, By Kristan Higgins; Tea Time, By Rebecca Bridges; Plot Point! Plot Point! Plot Point!, by by Karen Hall; Using Script Writing Techniques in Fiction Writing, by Kate McKeever; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Releases 2010/2011; The Final Reflection; Submission Guidelines, & Policy

    June 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – June Program; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubashl Book Signing Announcement; Happy Birthday!; 2010 Officers; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; June Meeting Directions; A Writer’s 7 Steps to Positivity By Constance Smith; Creating a Vivid, Realistic Setting For Your Novel By Margaret Moore; A Month’s Worth of What To Do Next By Coral Saxe Smith; Things Every Writer Needs to Know, by C.J. Redwine; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases 2010/2011; The Final Reflection, by Alyssa Marble; Submission Guidelines & Policy.

    May 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – May Program: A Writer’s 7 Steps to Positivity; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; Special Announcement – RWA® National; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; May Meeting Directions; Retreat from Harsh Reality 2010; Retreat Survey; Emotion Sells by Leanne Taveggia; Are You a Perfectionist? by Carole St. Laurent; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases Spring/Summer 2010; The Final Reflection, by Alyssa Marble; Submission Guidelines & Policy.

    April 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room - The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; March Meeting Recap; Retreat--Friday Night .Dessert, Anyone???; 2010 Officers and Committee Chairs; Countdown to the Mid-Michigan Retreat From Harsh Reality Continues, by Julie McMullen; The Drunken Squirrel, by M.V. Freeman; The Power of Cheerios, by Lisa McManus Lange; American Idol vs. Your Writing Career, by Julie Ellis; Chapter Chatter - Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases, Spring/Summer 2010; The Final Reflection, by Alyssa Marble; Submission Guidelines & Policy.

    March 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – Tax Strategies by Margo Hoornstra; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; March Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers and Committee Chairs; February Meeting Recap – Member Critique; DON’T DELAY!!! It’s Time To Sign Up For The Retreat From Harsh Reality 2010!!; Retreat Registration Form; Retreat Donations Needed; Retreat Garage Sale; The Fictive Dream By Melissa Ford Lucken; Chapter Chatter; Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases Spring/Summer 2010; The Final Reflection by Alyssa Marble; Submission Guidelines & Policy.

    January-February 2010:  Mission Statement; The Board Room by Margo Hoornstra; MMRWA 2010 Meeting Schedule; Important Note - Location Change; February Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; 2010 Officers and Committee Chairs; Retreat is Coming!!! By Julie McMullen; Uncanny—More than “Just Plain Weird” by Melissa Ford Lucken; ACTIVE OR PASSIVE: What Kind of Writer are You? by M.V. Freeman; Chapter Chatter: Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases Spring/Summer 2010; The Final Reflection by Alyssa Marble; Submission Guidelines & Policy.


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    November-December 2009:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – The Ins and Outs of a Crime Lab; November 2009 Meeting Directions; December 2009 Holiday Party Meeting; 2009 MMRWA Program and Meeting Schedule; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers and Committee Chairs; 2010 Board of Directors Election Guide: The Candidates; 2010 Board Election Ballot; " Promotion for Unpublished Authors – Why Bother" by Tamara Hughes; "Researching the Historical – When is Enough Enough" by Carolynn Carey; "NaNoWroMo Works For Me" by Sandee Wagner; "How to Get Your Writing Motor Running" by Nikole Berg; Chapter Chatter – Member News & Birthdays; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines; Members’ Current and Upcoming Books.

    October 2009:   Mission Statement; The Board Room: Mid-Michigan RWA Idol by Lynette Curtis; 2009 MMRWA Meeting Program Schedule; October Meeting Directions; The President's Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers and Committee Chairs; 2010 Board of Directors Election Guide: The Candidates; September 2009 Meeting Program: Mid- Michigan Power by Alison Hart; The Three I's of Query Letter Writing by Misty Evans; Chapter Chatter; Member News & Birthdays; "On Being A Maggie Finalist" by Ami Weaver; Welcome to New Member Tracy Roper; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases.

    September 2009:  Mission Statement; The Board Room – Writer Power: Feeling Impotent in the Restrictive Market by Lynette Curtis; 2009 MMRWA Meeting Program Schedule; September Meeting Directions; August Meeting Recap by Margo Hoornstra; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers and Committee Chairs; Banned Book Week Info; Proposal to Amend the Bylaws of Mid- Michigan RWA Chapter #12; Ballot for Vote on Proposal to Amend the Bylaws of Mid-Michigan RWA Chapter #12; Dialogue, It’s Not Just Talk by Janet K. Brown' Chapter Chatter; Member News; Member Birthdays; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases.

    August 2009:  Mission Statement; The Board Room .. "The When, How and Why of Writing a Series for Series Romance" by Lynette Curtis; 2009 MMRWA Meeting Program Schedule; August Meeting Directions; The President's Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers and Committee Chairs; "RWA® Annual Conference - Strength, Knowledge, Power" by Lucy Kubash ; "My First National" by Anne Stone; Proposal to Amend the Bylaws of Mid- Michigan RWA Chapter #12; Happily Ever After Contest Results; Member News; Member Birthdays; Workshop Recap: "The Myths & Realities of E-Publishing" by Susan Shay; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases.

    May 2009:  The Board Room – Creating and Designing a Web-Site by Lynette Curtis; 2009 MMRWA Meeting Program Schedule; May Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers and Committee Chairs; 2009 Retreat From Harsh Reality Recap by Julie McMullen; The 2008 MMRWA Angel Award For Service Winner by Lana Miersen; Retreat From Harsh Reality 2009 List of Donors; Chapter Chatter – Member News, Member Birthdays; Thea Devine's "Romance Writer's Toolkit" Workshop at Retreat Recap by Laurie Kuna; Debra Dixon’s Book-in-a-Day Workshop Registration Form; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases.

    April 2009:   Mission Statement; The Board Room; Thea Devine Info; 2009 Retreat From Harsh Reality Registration Form; 2009 Retreat From Harsh Reality Activity Schedule; 2009 Retreat Needs You by Julie McMullen; Yarrow Golf & Conference Resort Directions; Yarrow Golf & Conference Resort Map; 2009 MMRWA Meeting and Program Schedule; Countdown to Retreat From Harsh Reality by Julie McMullen; Officers and Committee Chairs; President's Corner by Lucy Kubash; March Meeting Program Recap: "The Dreaded Synopsis" by Maris Soule; Chapter Chatter; Member News; Welcome To Our New Member; New Moon, Book Two of the Twilight Series, Reviewed by Lynette Curtis; "Toot Your Own Horn" Update by Lana Miersen and Florence Price; West Michigan Women's Expo by Loralee Lillibridge; Member Birthdays; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guidelines / Policy; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases.

    March 2009:  Mission Statement; March Meeting/Program Info; 2009 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; March Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner by Lucy Kubash; Officers & Committee Chairs; February Meeting’s Program Recap "Writing Short: How to Write and Market a Short Story Romance" by Ami Weaver; Member News; Toot Your Own Horn by Lana Miersen and Florence Price; Women's Expo Information by Nancy Gideon and Loralee Lillibridge; Retreat From Harsh Reality Update by Julie McMullen; Book Review by Lynette Curtis: Twilight Series (Book One-Twilight); Member Websites; MMRWA Website Hits by Michelle Crean; Angel Award Update by Lana Miersen; www.midmichiganrwa.org and you by Lana Miersen; HEA Contest Update by Catherine McClain; Member Birthdays; The Final Reflection by Florence Price; Submission Guideline & Policy; Chapter Information; Members' Current and Upcoming Releases; Retreat From Harsh Reality Registration Form.

    January - February 2009:   Mission Statement; Monthly Meeting/Program Info; 2009 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; Monthly Meeting Directions; The President’s Corner; Officers & Committee Chairs; Retreat From Harsh Reality Info; Member News; December Meeting Recap; Birthdays; "What's Your Passion" by Lynette Curtis; "A Reader's Guide To The Perfect Read" by Hilda Lindner Knepp; Member Birthdays; HEA Contest Update; Angel Award Info; "Show Don't Tell" by Lisa Cardle; The Final Reflection; Submission Guidelines; Policy Chapter Information.


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    November - December 2008:   Mission Statement; November Meeting/Program; November Meeting Directions; December Meeting, Party and Directions; 2008 Meeting Schedule Calendar & Reminders; 2009 Board Election; HEA Contest Winner Sells! Authors Guild v Google Settled; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; YWCA In-kind Needs List; October Program Recap: Write What You Love, Love What You Write, by Nancy Gideon; Member News & Birthdays; Members’ Upcoming Releases; Booksellers’ Best Award Info; “The Writing Experience” by Rosanne Bittner; “New Perspectives on Writing” by Lucy Kubash; Editor’s Note; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Chapter Contact Information; 2009 MMRWA Board of Directors Election Ballot.

    October 2008:  Mission Statement; October Meeting/Program; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; October Meeting Directions; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; 2009 Election Guide, Part Two: The Candidates; September Program Recap: Subplotting for Success by Lisa Childs; “HEA Contest is on Track!” by Catherine McClain; September Member News; Birthdays; “Stupid Comments by Contest Judges—and What I Learned from Them” by Tami Cowden; New PRO Application Process; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases.

    September 2008:  Mission Statement; September Meeting/Program; September Meeting Directions; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; Th President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; 2009 Election Guide, Part One -- Officers' Duties; August Program Recap by Ami Weaver: “Buying Romance” with Sue Grimshaw, Borders Romance Buyer; Member News; Birthdays; Welcome to Our New Member; “Perseverance” by Diane Burton; “If You Want to Stay Motivated, Set Achievable Goals” by Raeleen D’Agostino Ph.D.; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases.

    August 2008:  Mission Statement; August Meeting/Program Info; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; August Meeting Directions; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; June Program Recap: Speaker Kathy Condor, Paranormal Investigator, by Annette Briggs; Member News & Birthdays; Congratulations are in order: 2008 RITA Winner for Best Romance Novella; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; 2008 RWA® PRO Retreat; Agent Panel Report by Lana Miersen; Linda Howard’s Words of Wisdom by Lana Miersen; The Cinderella Pact by Sarah Strohmeyer -- Book Review by Roger Nelson; Editor’s Note; Submission Guidelines/ Policy; Chapter Contact Information

    June - July 2008:   Mission Statement; June Meeting/Program Info; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; June Meeting Directions; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; May Special Event Recap by Lana Miersen; Member News/ Birthdays; Welcome Our New Members! “Make Your Summer Vacation Pay” by Gail Gaymer Martin; “Newbie at a Conference” by Jane Toombs; “Ten Tips for a Great Conference” by Tami Cowden; “Perfecting Your Pitch” by Patricia Barnes-Svarney ; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines,/Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases

    April/May 2008:  Mission Statement; 2008 Retreat Guest Author Cindy Dees; Retreat Registration; “Retreat at St. Ives Resort” by Pam Trombley, Retreat Chair; 2008 Retreat Activity Schedule; Map and Directions to St. Ives; May Special Event Info: a oneday workshop with literary agent Michelle Grajkowski; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; February’s Program Recap: "The Few, The Proud, The Marines" By Annette Briggs; March Program Recap: “So You’re Published, Now What?” by Loralee Lillibridge; Member News / Birthdays; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/ Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases.

    March 2008:  Mission Statement; March Meeting/Program Info; 2008 Meeting Schedule; Calendar & Reminders; March Meeting Directions; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; Retreat Registration Form; February’s Member News; March & April Birthdays; Welcome New Members!; “I Will Write a Book“ Winner for 2007; “Celtic Cruise– August 10-21, 2007“ by Loralee Lillibridge (with Laurie Kuna); “To Go or Not to Go” by Melissa Ford Lucken; Letter to the Editor, Re: January Program Recap “Taxes and the Writer” by Maris Soule; Editor’s Note; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases.

    February 2008:  Mission Statement; February Meeting/Program Info; 2008 Meeting Schedule; February Meeting Directions; Announcements/Reminders; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; January Program Recap: "Taxes and the Writer" By Lynette Curtis and Ami Weaver; HEA Contest Update by Catherine McClain; Member News; Birthdays; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “Heat up your writing career…” by Lila Chandler; “Validation and Celebration…” by Julie McMullen; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

    January 2008:  Mission Statement; Table of Contents; January Meeting/Program Info; 2008 Meeting Schedule; January Meeting Directions; Announcements/Reminders; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; September Program Recap, Part III, by Dawn & Dirk Bartley; January/February Birthdays; Member News; New Year’s Resolutions; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “Lessons Learned—Bridges Not Burned” by Rosanne Bittner; “Top Ten Reasons Why I Write” by Lynette Curtis; “Retreat is Coming!” by Pam Trombley; GDRWA Contest Information; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines, Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Membership Renewal Form.


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    December 2007:   Mission Statement; Table of Contents; 2008 Election Results; December Meeting Info; 2007 Meeting Schedule; December Meeting Directions; 2007 HEA Contest Winners; 2008 Retreat Update; Officers & Committee Chairs; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Events Calendar & Reminders; November Program Recap by Maris Soule; Member News; Birthdays; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “Busted by the NNPD” by Tereasa Bellew; “What’s Your Writing Potential?” by Lynette Curtis; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines, Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

    November 2007:   Mission Statement; Table of Contents; November Meeting/Program; 2007 Meeting Schedule; November Meeting Directions; Calendar/Reminders; Officers & Committee Chairs; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; September Recap: “The Male Perspective, Part II” by Dawn Bartle; Member News/ Birthdays; Welcome New Member; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releasesl “In Keeping With the Spirit” by Rosanne Bittner; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information; 2008 Board of Directors Election Ballot.

    October 2007:  Mission Statement; October Meeting/Program Info; October Meeting Directions; Calendar/Reminders; 2007 Meeting Schedule; 2008 MMRWA Election Guide; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; September’s Program Recap: "The Male Perspective, Part One" by Dawn Bartley; Welcome to our New Members; October/November Birthdays; September Member News; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “The ABCs of World Building” by Kathleen Nance; Interview with the Vampire Lovers; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines; Policy Chapter Contact Information.

    September 2007::  Mission Statement; September Meeting/Program; 2007 Meeting Schedule; September Meeting Directions; Calendar; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; August Program Info; Member News; Birthdays; Welcome to Our New Members; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “GRPD Citizen Police Academy” by Loralee Lillibridge; “The 2007 Dallas Experience” by Catherine McClain; Continuing Education for Writers; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines; Policy Chapter Contact Information.

    August 2007:  Mission Statement; August Meeting/Program Info; 2007 Meeting Schedule; August Meeting Directions; Announcements/Reminders; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; June Program Recap: "Erotic romance—sugar and spice, and everything nice and hot!" reported by Lana Miersen; Member News; August / September Birthdays; Members’ Current and Upcoming Releases; “Writing the Beach Read— Hard To Enjoy In a Snowstorm,” by Alison Hart (Jennifer Greene); “Getting a Book Reviewer to Review Your Book” by Maris Soule; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines; Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

    June-July 2007:  Mission Statement; June Meeting/Program Info/Directions; Meeting Schedule; Calendar/Reminders; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; May Program Recap: Writing the Christian Romance by Gail Gaymer Martin; May Member News; June/July Birthdays; Upcoming Releases; “The Making of a Parody: The Secret Baby's Cowboy Daddy's Amnesiac Bride” by Lisa Cardle, Pat Lazarus and Laurie Kuna; “What a Difference” by Maris Soule; “Laurie, Loralee and Nancy’s Big Apple Adventures at the 2007 PASIC Power Conference” by Nancy Gideon; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines, Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

     May 2007:  May Meeting/Program Info; 2 May Meeting Directions; 2007 Meeting Schedule; Mission Statement; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; Retreat Recap; Remembering Past Retreats; Member News; May/June Birthdays; Welcome New Member; IWWAB Reminder; AGM Proxy Reminder; HEA Contest; Authors’ Upcoming Releases; Contest Entry Advice; “The Mother Who Writes” by Jackie Braun; “Soliloquy of an Empty Nester” by Wil A. Emerson; “Lessons Learned While Traveling Down The Yellow Brick Road” by Loralee Lillibridge; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

     April 2007: Retreat Information; Retreat Directions, Map; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; March Program Recap; Member News; Birthdays; Our Authors’ Latest Releases; New Member--Welcome; PAN Bulletin; PRO Notes; Reminders & Announcements; Meeting Schedule; Mission Statement; “Weaving Faith Into Romance Novels,” by Gail Gaymer Martin; “Who Writes Inspirational Romance? I do.” By Dana Corbit Nussio; “Reflections of a Newbie on Writing the Inspirational Romance,” by Lucy Naylor Kubash; Editor’s Note; Submission Guidelines & Policy; Chapter Contact Information.

     March 2007:  Meeting/Program Information; The President’s 2 Cents Worth; Officers & Committee Chairs; February Program Recap; Meeting Directions; Member News; In Memoriam; Reminders; Authors’ Upcoming Releases; New & Returning Members; March Birthdays; “Blarney Castle—More Than Just a Stone” by Mo Boylan; “Maureen O’Hara: Ultimate Kick- Butt Heroine” by Laurie Kuna; “Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Taxes” by Susan Shay; Women Who Changed the World Reviewed by Lana Miersen; Editor’s Notes; Submission Guidelines/Policy; Chapter Contact Information; Meeting Schedule; Mission Statement.

     January - February 2007: Chapter/Contact Info; "From Wil’s Desk: A Farewell Message" by 2005-2006 President Wil Emerson; Meeting Information; New President’s Message: "The President’s Two Cents Worth" by 2007 President Annette Briggs; November Program Recap: “A Funny Little Thing Called Love . . .” By Diane Burton; “'Flat Trevor' Guests at Christmas Party in December" By Lana Miersen; 2006 “I Will Write a Book Challenge" Winner Announced By Flavia Crowner; February Birthdays; Upcoming Releases; Member News; "The Daily Files: An essay a Day Keeps Procrastination at Bay" by Diana Stout; "Calling All MMRWA Angels!" By Dawn Bartley; Live "Happily Ever After" in 2007, by Jodi Lynn Copeland, Contest Coordinator; Retreat From Harsh Reality 2007; MMRWA Gear; Meeting Directions; "The Last Word— Looking Back, Looking Forward, and Looking for Romance" by Lana Miersen; Meeting Schedule; Guidelines and Policy


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     November-December 2006:   President's Message; Program Preview & Speaker Bios: Diane Burton and Lana Miersen will present "A Funny Little Thing Called Love: Writing the Romantic Comedy;" October Program Recap: "Many Faces of Romance;" Birthdays & Member News; "Almost Déjà Vu," by Maris Soule; "Silhouette intimate Moments Gets a Makeover," SILHOUETTE INTIMATE MOMENTS GETS A MAKEOVER by Patience Smith; Agent News by Terri Garey; Helpful Sites; Contest Links; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Officers / Chairs; Submission Guidelines & Deadline; Contact info; Policy; Reprint info.

     October 2006:   President's Message; Program Preview: Many Faces of Romance & Panel Bios; Member News; Websites, New Books, Blogs; Birthdays; 2007 Board Candidates; Sept. Recap - "HISTORICAL VALUES: A History of Birth Control and Abortion," by Alison Hart; "Which Way Do They Go?" by Pam Trombley "Three Steps to a Successful Pitch," by Wenda Dottridge; Helpful Sites; Contest Links; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Officers / Chairs; Submission Guidelines & Deadline; Contact info; Policy; Reprint info

     September 2006:  President's Message; September's Speaker bio; Recap of August program; Member News; Birthdays; "Organizing Research." by Gail Martin ; "Attack of the Killer Bluegills" by Laurie Kuna; "Confessions of a Nervous Toastmaster's Guest," by Tanya Freedman; "Working on the Road," by Stephanie Bond ; "Viruses, Worms, and Other Nasties," by Wilburta Arrowood; Helpful Sites -Great Articles Contest Links; Meeting Schedule; Officers / Chairs; Submission Guidelines & Deadline; Contact info; Policy; Reprint info.

     August 2006:  President's Message; Preview of August program; Member News; August / September Birthdays; "More About Sex and Sensuality for the Author," by Rosanne Bittner; "The Holy Trinity of Judging," by Jackie Kramer; "5 Minute Workshop -- 4 Ways to Write Better 'Conflict'" by Julie Rowe; "Making 'Sense' Of It All" by Florence Cardinal; "Viruses, Worms, and Other Nasties," by Wilburta Arrowood; Contest Website; Meeting Schedule & Directions; Officers / Chairs; Submission Guidelines & Deadline; Contact info; Policy; Reprint info

     June-July 2006:   President's Message; August Speaker Jackie Braun's bio; Recap of June's Program -- "Conference Tips and Critiquing;" Member News; Birthdays; Happily Ever After contest results; "Perfect Publicity Photos" by Karen Rose Smith; "Romance Story Must Haves" by Katie Lovette; "Usage Rules: To split or to joyously split?" by Carolynn Carey; "Editor and Agent Blogs" by Julie Rowe; Helpful Sites; Meeting Schedule; Contest Link; Directions To August meeting; Officers / Chairs / Contact info; Mirror Submission Guidelines & Deadline; Policy / Guidelines / Reprint info

     May 2006: Retreat Recap Issue!  Mission Statement; Meeting info; President's Message; Preview of May Program: "Levels of Sensuality Across the Spectrum of Romance Novels;" Member News; Birthdays; Member Recognition; Angel Award; 2006 Retreat From Harsh Reality Recap; Retreat Donors List; "Create Character Conflicts Using Character Values," by Lisa Cardle; "Traps Writers Set for Themselves" by Angela Knight; Helpful Sites; Contests; Meeting Schedule; Directions to May meeting; Officers / Chairs; Contact info; Mirror Submission Guidelines, Policy, & Deadline; Reprint info.

     April 2006:  Mission Statement; Retreat Speaker Bio: Merlene Lovelace; April Birthdays; President's Message; Recap of March Program: Victoria Schab Gives the Scoop on Marketing and Distribution; Member News; "Through a Judge's Eyes: Contest Clichés," by Linda Ingmanson; Directions to St. Ives Resort; Contests; Meeting Schedule; Officers & Chairs; Newsletter Policy & Deadline; Chapter contact info.

     March 2006:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview; Birthdays; President's Message; Speaker Bio; Member News; "Katie's Big Adventure, by Kate's Mom, MMRWA member Cathy McClain; "Short But Sweet: The Romantic Novella," By Gail Gaymer Martin; "Write What You Know," by Irene Peterson; Meeting Schedule; Directions to the March meeting; Contact Info; Contests; Officers / Chairs; Policy / Deadline.

     February 2006 Issue:  Mission Statement; Contents; Meeting Preview; Birthdays; President's Message; Recap of January's program, "Revealing Character or What's in Your Hero's Wallet?" By Diane Burton; Member News; "Awakening Sexual Tension," by Tereasa Bellew; Happily Ever After Contest; Article: "Off The Top of My Heart -- Endings," by Gloria Harchar; Helpful Websites on Endings; Retreat Announcement; Meeting Schedule; Contests; Policy; Officers/ Chairs/ contact info

     January 2006 Issue:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview; Birthdays; President's Message; January Speaker bio; "More Than Words" -- new author Loralee Lillibridge shares from her first book signing; December Meeting Recap; Member News; RT Reviewers Choice Nominees!; Election News; Members write on 2006; Market News; "Are You Too Old to Start A Writing Career?" by Dottie Reyes; "The Beginning," by Rita Herron; Meeting Schedule; Helpful Sites; Directions/Contests; Officers / Chairs / contact info; Policy/Deadline.


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     November - December 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview &Recap Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's Message; Program Recap: "Goal Setting and Time Management for Authors," by Lynette Michelle Curtis; Program Preview; Member News; MMRWA's Inspirational Authors; Maris Soule Reports on the Mysterious Bouchercon; Meetings / Directions; Contests; Officers / Chairs / Contact Info; Article Request / Policy Notice.

     October 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview & Recap Info; Birthdays; Thanks; Pres. Message; September Program Recap; October Program Preview and Speaker Intro; Member News; Board Candidates MMRWA Authors of Paranormal; Hook, Line & Sinker; Market News; Contests; Meetings / Directions; Officers / Chairs; Article Request; Policy / Contact info; Member access to minutes of meetings, treasurer's report at: MMRWABUSINESS.

     September 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview & Recap Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's Message; August Program Recap: "Where Do I Go From Here? Shoring Up the Sagging Middle"; Member News; Oct. Birthdays; Flavia's Thank-you; A Trip to FYE and What I Learned About Writing, by Kathleen Nance; Article: Names: Research Online, by Heather Reneé Reed; Contact information; Election Reminder; Directions to Damons; Contests; Meeting Schedule; Officers / Chairs / Policy / Article Request.

     July-August 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview & Recap Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's Message; Program Recap: Staying the Course-Staying on Top During Industry Change, by Rosanne Bittner; Member News; Romance with Hooks, by Gail Gaymer Martin; Tips For A Great Conference, By Cara King; Contests; Helpful Sites; Meeting Schedule; Directions to August Meeting; Officers / Chairs; Article Request; Policy Notice.

     June 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview & Recap; Birthdays; Thanks; President's message; Recap of our May Program; Rosanne Bittner bio; Member News; Understanding Writers by Rohn Federbush; Hook, Line & Sinker Exercise; Online Articles; Serenade Your Muse by Caroline Clemmons; Contests; Meetings / Directions; Officers / Chairs; Article request; Policy Notice; Contact Information.

     May 2005:  Meeting Preview; Contact Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's message; Overview of Retreat; Pro Pin Recipients; MMRWA 2004 Angel Award; Hook, Line & Sinker; Outline of Retreat Lessons; PMS PIE RECIPE!!!; Donor Thanks; Five Best Websites for Romance Writers; DIRECTIONS/Officers/ Meetings/Policy; Contests.

     April 2005:  Mission Statement; Meeting Preview &Contact Info; Birthdays; President's message; Recap; Member News; I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU (THE COMPUTER)-An Expert's Advice; Call for Retreat Donations; Backstory: Weaving It In Without Slowing The Pace; Article request; Policy Notice; Retreat Book Sale Announcement; Directions to Retreat; Websites; Officers/Chairs; Meetings; Contests /Disclaimer.

     March 2005:  Meeting Preview & Contact Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's message; Recap of February Program; Bio of March Speaker; Member News; Retreat reminder; PAN/Author News; Tips to Save Time/ Find Time; Exercise: Hook, Line, or Sinker; Rejection after Rejection; Directions to March meeting; Newsletter Policy & Deadline; Officers/Chairs/Meetings; Conference; Online Workshops; Contests.

     February 2005:  Meeting Info; Birthdays; Thanks; President's message; Recap of January Program; Preview of Feb. Program; Member News; Board Intro; Exercise Hook, Line, or Sinker; Romancing the West; Author News; THE CONTEMPORARY GOTHIC; Directions to Golden Rose; Deadline for next newsletter; Officers/Chairs/Policy; 22 Meeting Schedule; Contests.

     January 2005: Meeting Info; Birthdays; President's message; Recap of November Meeting; Member News; MMRWA Looks Toward 2005; The Truth About Love; RETREAT REGISTRATION; The Trouble with Titles; Save Time, Research Online; 2005 Meeting Schedule; Requestfor Articles; Officers/Chairs; Thanks; Policy; Meeting Directions; Contests.


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     November/December 04:  Meeting Info; Birthdays; Preview of November; October recap; Member News; New Member Bios; Note From President-Elect; Candidate Thanks; Request for Submissions; Three Reasons to Go to a Conference; Directions to Pietros; Meeting Schedule; Helpful Sites; Policy/Chairs/Officers; Contests.

     October 04:  Meeting Info; Birthdays; Preview of November; President's Message; Member News; Basics of Being Your Own Publicist; MMRWA Presidential Candidate interview; Deadline/Thanks; Writing Risky; Meeting Schedule; Recap of September Program; Directions; Contests; Officers/Chairs/Policy

     September 04:  Contents/Meeting Info; Birthdays Recap; September Meeting Preview; President's Message; Recap of August Program; Member News; Candidates Bios/Deadline/Thanks; Interview with Flavia Crowner; Meeting Schedule/Directions; History Tidbit; Contests; Officers/Chairs/Policy.

     July - August 04:  Meeting Info; Birthdays; August Meeting Preview; Recap of June Program; Recap of July Program; Member News; Regency Author Nicola Cornick interview; Thanks to Book Basket & Raffle Donors; Meeting Schedule; Helpful sites; Workshop; Contests; Officers/ Chairs/Policy

     June 04:  Meeting Information; Birthdays; Article: "We All Have Something In Common," by Dawn Bartley; June Meeting Preview; President's Message: "Inventing the Future . . ."; Member News; June program preview; "Professional Socializing/ What I Wish I'd Known Before Going to National Conference" by Brenda Collins; Retreat Report; 10 Pro Pin Holders; 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women: a portable mentor by Gail McMeekin, A review by Marsha Ransom; Contests Schedule of Meetings; Directions; Officers; Chairs; Policy.

     May 04:  Meeting Information; Birthdays; April Program Recap; Recap of Retreat From Harsh Reality; Reflections; Angel to Angel; Toot Your Horn; Recap: Developing a Critique Group; Member News; Contests; Market News; Schedule Chapter Meetings; Officers; Chairs; Policy.

     April 04:  Meeting Information; Birthdays; President’s Message; April program preview; March Program Recap; Member news; Feature article: Seeing Is Believing; Article: The Sex was Great. Now What?; Contests; Schedule of 2004 Chapter Meetings; Officers; Chairs; Policy.

     March 04:  Chapter Meeting information; President's Message; Recap of February's Meeting; Member News; Birthdays; Golden Rules for Success; Retreat Reminder; Spotlight on Ellora's Cave Editor Briana St. James; Got Plotting Angst? Help is available from these web resources; Contests; Speakers Schedule; Officers; Chairs.

     February 04:  Chapter Meeting information; Inventing the Future, A Message from our President; Recap of the January Meeting; February Birthdays; Member News; The Grind: The Things We've Learned; RWA® Member Alert; Retreat From Harsh Reality 2004 Reminder; Contests; Directions to the February Meeting; Schedule of 2004 Chapter Meetings; MM Mirror deadline/officers/chairs.

     January 04:  January meeting information; President's Message, Inventing the Future; Your Character's Backbone, from a workshop by Gail Martin; Member News; Spotlight on new members; January Birthdays; Library News Article on POV; Retreat update; Contests; Directions to Sam's Joint; Officers; Chairs; Deadline for Submissions/Disclaimer.


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     November/December 03:  Meeting information; President's Message; Recap of October Meeting; Member News; A TALE OF TWO FRIENDS, by Lucy Kubash (a story about MMRWA member Flavia Crowner and her friend, Jenna); Call for Submissions; November - December Birthdays; "Finding Your Niche," a 2003 workshop given by Rosanne Bittner; "Writing Smarts for This Holiday Season," by Danniele Worsham; Contests; Market News; Helpful websites; Directions to November Meeting; Speakers Schedule; Officers/Chairs; Deadline

     October 03:  Chapter Meeting information; President's Message; Member News; October Birthdays; Recap of September Meeting; "The Day I Made Myself A Liar," By Jodi Lynn Copeland; Bios of Board Candidates; Contests; Speaker and Meeting Schedule; Directions to Sam's; Officers/Chairs/Deadline for Submissions

     September 03:  Chapter Meeting information; President's Message; Recap of July Meeting; Member News; September Birthdays; New Feature: The Grind; Contests; Grammar website; Directions; Meeting and Speaker Schedule; Officers; Chairs; Deadline.

     August 03:  Chapter Meeting information; President's Message; Recap of July Meeting; Birthdays; Member News; News from National; Creating Real Emotions; Pro Links; Workshop; Directions to August Meeting; Deadline; Officers/Chairs.

     July 03:  Mission Statement; July Program Preview; The Write Stuff, the President's Message; Recap of June Program; July Birthdays; Member news; Before Venturing to the Big Apple by Nancy Fraser; To Conference, To Conference by Susan C. Charnley; The Business of Writing. An Inside View: Part Four; Contests; Conferences; Directions to July Meeting; Meeting and Speaker Schedule 2003; Officers and Chairs; MMMirror subscription form.

     June 03:  Program Preview; The Write Stuff, the President's Message; Second Annual Angel Award; Recap of May Program; Birthdays; Member News; The Business of Writing, an Inside View: Part Three; You know you're a writer if.....; Contests; Directions to June Meeting; Meeting and Speaker Schedule 2003; Officers and Chairs;

     May 03:  Mission Statement; Retreat From Harsh Reality; May Program Preview; The Write Stuff, the President's Message; Birthdays; Energy Touch Healing, a recap of March program; The Business of Writing: Part Two; The Importance of Maintaining Your Member Profile; Member News; Condolences; Conferences; Contests; Directions to Gilberts; Meeting and Speaker Schedule 2003; Officers and Chairs.

     March-April 03:   Chapter Meeting information; President's Message; March & April Birthdays; Writing a Page-Turner; The Business of Writing, An Inside View: Part One; Member News; Condolences; New Members; Member Book Signing; Promotional Opportunity; Conferences/Challenge; Workshop/Market News; Contests; Useful Sites; YWCA Needs List/Meeting Schedules; Meeting Directions; Deadlines/Officers/Chairs.

     February 03 :  Chapter Meeting information; The Write Stuff, A Message from our President, Lana Miersen; February Birthdays; Member News; A New Year's Talk with Alison Hart, Reported by Rohn Federbush; Websites on Worthy Villains, Strong Sympathetic Characters, and Harlequin's RED DRESS INK Heroine; The Beauty of Plotting…by Kathleen Long; Contest Updates/ website article on contests; Workshop Greater Detroit Chapter of Romance Writers of America; Market News; Mid-Michigan Chapter Meeting Sites and Dates; Directions to Feb. Meeting; M-M Mirror deadline/officers/chairs.

      January 03:  A Message from our New President; Oh, what a party! Our December Holiday Bash; Member News; New Member; January Birthdays; "Make 2003 the Year of Goals Achieved," an article by Jessica Davidson; "Accepting Criticism," an article by Susan Meier; Conference; Retreat from Harsh Reality; Contests; Directions to Gallagher's; MMRWA Officers; Membership Renewal Form/ Feb. M-M Mirror deadline


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