Next Meeting


Dec 14- Potluck-Style Christmas Party (Miami Ave Wine Bar, Indian Rocks Beach)
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Jan 11th, 2018- Your Mission Starts Today (speaker Andrew Bustamante)
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Feb 8th- Time Management For Writers (speaker Cheryl Hollon)
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March 8th- Topic Pending (speaker Patzi Gil)
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April 12th- Topic Pending (speaker John Hope)
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May 10th- Free Marketing Tools for Book Marketing (speaker Shannon Bell)
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June 14th- The Writing Life: Hacks, Tips, and Solutions (speaker Elle Andrews Patt)
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July 12th- From Novel to Cocoon to Screenwriting (speaker Barbara Harrington)
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August 9th- Topic Pending (speaker Sylvia Weiss Sinclair)
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September 13th- The Evolution of Genres (speaker Ken Pelham)



Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Day at the Bay Mini-Conference in Tampa on Valentine's Day

Hemingway himself has returned from the grave to tell us all we need to know about this FWA Mini-Conference. But he looks suspiciously like Chris Hamilton, Executive Vice President of FWA.



Day at the Bay Mini Conference
February 14, 2015
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 North Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
FWA Member: $79/Non-Member: $99
Continental Breakfast, Snacks, & Lunch included in cost
Writing tracks include writing about romance as well as writing about fighting...two elements that need to be in YOUR writing!

For more information and to sign-up, click HERE.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New St. Pete Leader Bria Burton

Hi, my name is Bria and I'm the new Writers Group Leader for FWA St. Pete.

A huge thank you to Michael Nashleanas for stepping up into the WGL position for these past months. If you'd like to join me in thanking Michael, feel free to add your comments below.

Here's a little bit about myself:


Bria Burton has been a member of FWA since 2008. She's a blogger and customer service manager at St. Pete Running Company. She is blessed with a wonderful husband and two wild pets, a dog and a cat who keep her on her toes. They are the stars of her family-friendly short story collection, Lance & Ringo Tails. Her novella, Little Angel Helper, was written for her sisters, one of whom has special needs like a character in the story. She also writes speculative fiction and inspirational women's fiction. In 2011, she was awarded a First Place RPLA for her epic fantasy manuscript, Livinity. Her short stories have appeared in anthologies such as Welcome to the Future and speculative fiction magazines such as The Colored Lens.

The monthly meetings (open to the public) will continue to be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the St. Pete Main Branch Library. Networking/mingling starts at 5:30 PM and the meeting begins at 6 PM, typically ending no later than 7:30 PM.

I look forward to seeing you at the meetings!

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

FWA St. Pete Jan. 8th Meeting

Join us tomorrow at the Main Branch of the St. Pete Library for our monthly FWA St. Pete meeting. Networking begins at 5:30 PM, meeting begins at 6 PM.

Seth Hollen will be discussion and sharing technology aides for writers.

Seth is nearly a Florida native (lived here since he was 2) and spent four years in the Marines after high school. He's been a sleep tech for 16 years. He and his wife have three wonderful children all under the age of 5. He's finishing up a Sci-Fi Thriller tentatively called Dolan's War.