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2018 June Social


Attend the ORWA spring social on June 11, 2017. It will be our last official event until we reconvene in the Fall. Awards ceremony We will be awarding members with our annual awards, including: Audrey Jessup

2018 June Social2018-06-02T15:47:45+00:00

February 2018 Workshop: Social Media for Authors


Social Media Recap ORWA’s own Jessica Ripley gave us a comprehensive tour through the constantly shifting landscape of social media, particularly the big three sites: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  With hundreds of different sites and

February 2018 Workshop: Social Media for Authors2018-02-28T14:34:01+00:00

December 2017: Writing Realistic Danger


In December 2018, ORWA had the privilege and pleasure of learning the ins and outs of making things go bang with a member of the Ottawa Tactical Response Team. The Tactical Response Team provides assistance

December 2017: Writing Realistic Danger2018-07-22T11:13:45+00:00

October 2017: Beyond the Furrowed Brow


October 2017 Workshop Description: How to Help your Characters Speak Without Saying a Word 90% of communication is non-verbal, but what does it mean when someone lifts their chin, twirls their hair, or shakes with

October 2017: Beyond the Furrowed Brow2018-07-22T11:34:42+00:00

September 2017: Advanced Writing Workshop with Alicia Rasley


September 2017 Workshop Description Workshop 1:  Emotion without Sentimentality In this interactive workshop, bestselling author Alicia Rasley will help you explore two “non-purple-prose” ways of creating a compelling emotional experience for your reader: Story Design

September 2017: Advanced Writing Workshop with Alicia Rasley2018-07-22T11:31:08+00:00