Our May meeting has come and gone, but if you didn’t make it, do not fear! Several other chapters have upcoming meetings, and there are some compelling speakers visiting this month! Check out one of these:
- Baltimore author Christopher T. George, a historian whose specialties include the events and personalities of the War of 1812, is this month’s featured speaker at the MWA Annapolis Chapter, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:30 p. m. in room 205 at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, in Annapolis. Mr. George will discuss his writing career, particularly his book Terror on the Chesapeake: The War of 1812 on the Bay.
- Find out what’s selling in the middle grade, young adult, and new adult fiction markets when author LM Preston speaks at the May meeting of the MWA Howard County chapter, Thursday, May 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 p. m. at Sunrise Senior Living, 6500 Freetown Road, in Columbia. Ms. Preston, author of the middle grade (MG) series Explorer X and the young adult (YA) series The Pack, will present “The BOOM of the Short Story: the New Markets in YA, MG, and New Adult. ” She will also discuss how she became an author and how she creates surreal and fantastic worlds of fiction.