Meeting: January 5, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: Our January meeting will be held in the Community Conference room on the 2nd floor of the library (vice our usual meeting rooms in the library Hayden Center). Eliciting Emotion: How to Hook your Reader’s Heart In this one-hour workshop, we analyze practical advice about how to get readers to connect with your story … Read more

Meeting: December 8, 2018

Automate Your Reader Base: How to Create Successful Auto-Sequence Emails by Lisa Mondello Learn how to use email automation marketing to stay in touch with your readers on a continual basis even when you’re not paying attention. Every writer I know struggles with writing and marketing. But with simple steps, you can add to your … Read more

Meeting: November 3, 2018

Jade Webb will talk about the Ins and Outs of Promotion Author websites can be intimidating. What do you even put? To blog or not to blog? How do you make your website consistent with your brand and convert your website visitors into future readers? In this workshop, we will tackle the basics and break … Read more

Meeting: October 6, 2018

Making Your Newsletter Work For You Speaker: Kristen Strassel Newsletters are one of the only marketing assets that authors have complete control over. But many authors are not using this asset to its full potential. In this workshop, Kristen will share methods of how to build your newsletter with enthusiastic subscribers who look forward to … Read more

September 8, 2018

Do to unforeseen circumstances, Penny is unable to share her workshop with us. The meeting will still be held with a yet-to-be-determined alternate subject. After our two month break, September is a great time to catch-up with old friends and make new ones. Hope to see you there!   Penny Watson Writers and Simple Living: … Read more

Meeting: June 2, 2018

Special Speaker DAMON SUEDE WRITING EVENT REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED All-Day Saturday, June 2, 2018 10 AM – 4 PM (doors open at 9:30) Community Conference Room, 2nd fl. Cumberland Public Library 1464 Diamond Hill Rd. Cumberland, RI RI Romance Writers will sponsor a day of writing workshops led by Damon Suede, speaker extraordinaire, on June … Read more

Meeting: May 5, 2018

Jo Ann Ferguson will be our speaker. STILL WRITING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS: HOW I BECAME AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS IN THIRTY YEARS It’s possible to ride the highs and lows of publishing…and survive with a long and book-filled career. Come with your questions for a frank discussion of how to grab onto the highs and … Read more

Meeting: April 7, 2018

Tapping Into Creativity- In this workshop specifically tailored to writers, we will use EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) or “Tapping” to clear away blocks, open channels of creativity, reduce stress and increase intuition. Learn how you can use EFT on your own for a variety of issues. EFT is a scientifically proven method to reduce cortisol.  … Read more

Meeting: January 6, 2018

For the January meeting we are back at the Cumberland Library in the Hayden Center Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. Meeting time is 12:30. A Look Inside “The Unhinged” A workshop on developing your characters authentically within the scope of their mental health struggles and subsequent behavior patterns. Wanda I. Lipson comes back to RIRW … Read more

Meeting: December 2, 2017

Note the change of time and place 12:45, Saturday, December 2 UPSTAIRS from RI Author Expo at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston Round Table On Writing Your Book’s First Scene Have you ever noticed that everyone (and his brother) has a truckload of advice about writing the perfect first scene? We all … Read more