Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Florida Romance Writers January 12, 2013 Meeting
DATE: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania, 33004
COST: $22 per person/member, $25 non-member; includes buffet breakfast
DIRECTIONS: I-95 to Griffin Road exit (Exit 26). Go east on Griffin and make a right at the first light into the Sheraton parking area.
PARKING: Self-parking is free of charge. Take a ticket when you enter and when you leave be sure to tell the parking attendant you were attending the FRW event.
PROGRAM: Social Networking for Writers with Author Nancy J. Cohen and Special Guest Barbara Vey, Contributing Editor at Publisher’s Weekly.
The planned schedule is to start EARLY: breakfast and business meeting simultaneously at 9am, followed by Nancy's talk at 10am, and Barbara at 11 or shortly thereafter. What a way to kick off the New Year! Don't miss it! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOCIAL NETWORKING FOR WRITERSHave you hesitated to get started on Facebook or Twitter because you don’t know what to do? Or perhaps you’ve established a presence on the social nets but would like more tips and tricks. Join this workshop to learn more about Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other sites where you can connect with friends and readers.
Nancy J. Cohen is an award-winning author who writes romance and mysteries. Her humorous Bad Hair Day mystery series features hairdresser Marla Shore, who solves crimes with wit and style under the sultry Florida sun. Several of these titles have made the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association bestseller list. Shear Murder is the tenth book in this series and her sixteenth title. Nancy’s imaginative romances have also proven popular with fans. Her first title in this genre won the HOLT Medallion award, while Silver Serenade won Best Book in Romantic SciFi/Fantasy at The Romance Reviews. Active in the writing community and a featured speaker at libraries and conferences, Nancy is listed in Contemporary Authors, Poets & Writers, and Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, & Poets. http://nancyjcohen.com/
Barbara Vey: As Contributing Editor for Publishers Weekly, Barbara Vey brings readers and writers together with her popular Beyond Her Book blog. Recipient of the 2012 RWA Vivian Stevens Industry Award. From her entertaining “Drive By Videos” to reader feedback on books with WW Ladies Book Club BHB continues to grow into a must read daily adventure. An avid reader, Barbara consumed a book a day before taking on the glamorous life of a roving reporting. Traveling all over the United States to conferences from Romance to Thrillers, Mysteries to Horror, Historicals to Comic Con, Barbara has even broken through the barrier into the entertainment industry by covering Red Carpet Events and interviewing the likes of Richard Dean Anderson, Joshua Jackson, Joss Whedon, Chris Evans and others. But her love of Romance and the Happily Ever After keeps her grounded while she offers readers a place to step away from life’s daily trials to take a positive journey through the world of books. http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/beyondherbook
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Please RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the meeting by e-mail to Lisa Manuel at email@example.com to make your reservation. Members may pay at the door, but if you make a reservation and then can’t attend, you will be billed for $22.00. Please remember we are now accepting only CHECKS or PayPal. Please be advised there is a $5.00 late fee for any reservations made after the Wednesday, 4:30pm, prior to the meeting.
NON-MEMBERS are welcome to attend two (2) meetings per year. Please contact Lisa Manuel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Pay via PayPal at http://www.frwriters.org or send a check for $25.00 payable to Florida Romance Writers, Inc. to:
Florida Romance Writers
c/o PO Box 430744
South Miami, FL 33243