About Our Chapter
DARA meets the 4th Saturday of every month January through October from 9:30-noon. The special holiday meeting is held the 1st Saturday of December with a breakfast beginning at 8:30.
Visitors are welcome, must be at least 18 years old, and may attend up to two meetings before joining DARA. A $10 visitor fee is payable at the door. To join DARA, you must be at least 18 years old and a member in good standing of RWA. Use the Join DARA link.
LAPSED MEMBERS: Rejoin DARA using the link on the right for Renew Membership/Rejoin.
JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT MEETING:
Date: September 24, 2016
Time: Workshop: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm
Location: Richardson Civic Center; 411 W Arapaho Rd; Richardson, TX 75080
Topic: Addison Fox presents IGNORE MY ADVICE
The advice, guidance and plain ‘ole thoughts masquerading as fact are endlessly aimed at writers. But how do you know if you’re on the right track? In this workshop – Ignore My Advice – Addison Fox will walk you through the things she’s learned and the lessons she’s still looking to master (pretty much all of them.) Along the way we’ll discuss getting started, revision, scheduling, deadlines, marketing, publishers and more. In the end, you will walk away with a better sense of where you need to focus your time and attention and where you need to shut out the noise and just enjoy writing the book.
Oct. 22 - Candace Havens, Fast Draft and Revision Hell
Dec. 3 - Holiday Meeting with Special Guest Lori Wilde
Meet a Member Monday: Elizabeth Essex
Elizabeth Essex has been a member of DARA for ten years. “I learned my craft through DARA and RWA,” she says, “but the greatest benefit of both organizations is the wonderful, and sometimes unexpected, friendships with other writers. Through DARA and RWA I have friends younger and older...
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