From the Desk of The President – April, 2014
Happy Spring! In spite of all of the chances of snow I keep hearing about, I’m finally seeing signs that the world is waking up and ready for some warm weather. It feels like it has been forever and I, for one, am really looking forward to it. Spring means that contest season is here, too.
Polish up your first 25 pages, including any prolog ue, and up to a 5 page synopsis and enter The Molly this year. Deadline is May30 and you can ente r on-line! If you published a book in 2013, then enter the Aspen Gold. We take e-books, and this yea r we added a short story category. Check the website for details.
We’d also like to start a new project. Vicki would like to put everyone’s photo along with a brief bio in the newsletter, and I think it would be nice to add this to the website as well. We have severa l members that live outside of Denver, and this would be a nice way to help learn everyone.
We’ll see everyone at the Virginia Village library on April 19. Our speaker will be Bruce Ducker, a multi-published local author, retired lawyer and al l around good guy. He prefers to ‘go with the flow’ so there isn’t a specific topic. Feel free to ask ques tions about contracts, writing life or just about a nything else that comes to mind. Becky Martinez will be bac k in May to give the presentation that got interrupted in March. In June we will switch to the Englewood Library off of Hampden to talk with Deb Parker to gain some insight on how the library syst em works. There is no meeting in July because of RWA Nationals (have fun everyone who gets to go!) a nd in August we are still planning for a social gathering, along with getting highlights from the c onference. All in all it’s shaping up to be an exci ting year again.
Enjoy the writing!
HODRW President 2014