River City Writers
Welcome to the River City Writer’s Group website. I’m Claudia Oltean, group leader. We are a Jacksonville-area chapter of the Florida Writer’s Association. Our meetings are open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction or non-fiction and to those who are new to writing, have unpublished material, or are indie or traditionally-published authors.
To attend our meetings you do not have to be a member of the Florida Writer’s Association and there is no charge.
We will meet on the second Saturday of each month at the Southeast Regional Public Library, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. Jacksonville, Fl. 32256. See meeting times below.
Here’s a rundown on the plans for the next meetings:
—Saturday, May 13 1:30-3:30 Room D, Author Armand Rosamilia will speak on Writing Multi-Genre/Various Forms of Fiction.
—Saturday, June 10 Speaker is author Tara Lynn Masih. Topic is an Interactive Session on writing Short Stories and Novellas. Room A from 1:00-2:30.
—Saturday, July 8 Speaker is Dr. Edward Mickolus and the topic is Public Speaking For Authors. Room B from 1:00-2:30
—Saturday, August 12 John Boles on Character Archetypes in the Hero's Journey. Room B from 1:00-2:30.
—Saturday, September 9 Speaker is author Tracy Tripp. Topic is: Pros and Cons of Traditional vs. Self Publishing.
—Saturday, October 14 Speaker is poet Andres Royas. Topic is: The Perils of Poetry.
—Saturday, November 11 Speaker is author Jane Wood. Topic is: Marketing Your Book to Schools.
—Saturday, December 9 Open Mic Opportunity for participants to read from their work.
Please join us for our next meeting June 10, from 1:00-2:30 Author Tara Lynn Masih will conduct an interactive session on writing short stories/novellas.