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IRN (Iowa Romance Novelists) is the central Iowa Chapter of Romance Writers of America® (RWA) located in Des Moines, Iowa. Founded in 1993, IRN is the central Iowa chapter of Romance Writers of America®.
We are dedicated to promoting education, excellence, and innovation in a cooperative, friendly atmosphere of integrity, mutual respect, and personal responsibility. We are committed to the support and encouragement of our members, both published and unpublished as they pursue their writing goals.
2015 MEETINGS PROGRAMS:
Each month we have a program on a specific topic. Sometimes we have speakers; other times chapter members present programs, and occasionally we do field trips. The topic and the location are announced prior to the meeting date.
January - Finish the Book - Go!
February - Getting Started
March - Setting: Physical Setting and Emotional Setting
April - To Plot or Not to Plot
May - GMC and Beyond
June - Characters: Story People
July - Point of View and Deep POV
August - Joint Meeting with MO/NE
September - The Muddle in the Middle
October - Getting to "The End"
November - Revision
December - Finish Line! Annual Awards Event
OUR MEETING FORMAT:
10:00 AM - Chapter Business Meeting
11:00 AM - Critique
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Program
1:00 PM - Optional lunch at nearby restaurant for those who choose to go.
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IRN Blog - http://www.rwa.org/p/bl/et/blogid=249
Twitter - @IowaNovelists
Date: March 21st, 2015Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 10:00 – 1:00
Location: Urbandale Library | 3520 86th Street | Urbandale, IA 50322
Topic: Setting: Physical Setting and Emotional Setting
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