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Monthly Meetings

WHEN: Monthly Meetings are held the second Saturday of every month

WHERE: See below for location and directions

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

MENU: Hot buffet breakfast (unless otherwise specified, please check details below!)

ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE BY E- MAILto Edi Ojeda at AND RECEIVED BY THE WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING, but preferably before. Please be advised there is a $5.00 late fee for any reservations made after 4:30 on the Wednesday before the meeting. Non-members are welcome to attend up to two meetings per year and are required to make advance reservations as well.

If you pay by PayPal, please bring your receipt/confirmation # to the meeting!



DATE:  Saturday, December 13th, 2014

TIME: 5:00 p.m.


Buca di Beppo

3355 S. University Dr

Davie, FL 33328


COST: $25 per person/member or $4o couple/member; $30 per person/non-member or $45 couple/non-member

Price includes Italian homestyle meal, seating is limited.

DIRECTIONS: I-595 to South University exit (Exit 5).  Go South on University and make a left at the restaurant into the parking area.

PARKING: Self-parking is free of charge, but the restaurant might be busy.


PROGRAM: Holiday Party 

PROGRAM: Come Celebrate the Year of successful writing at our annual Christmas Party

Besides scrumptious Italian dinner, we’ll be awarding our Literary Award and Lifetime Service Awards. It’s time to relax and enjoy each other this holiday season. 5 PM is early enough to be in home by 8 PM for some, and it’s the perfect beginning of a wonderful evening for others. Which ever side you are on, you are welcome. Please RSVP early as the room has a cap.

When you RSVP Please indicate in your email if you prefer Chicken Parmigiana,  or Vegetarian Eggplant Parmigiana,

Plus let us know for the pasta options, Baked Rigatoni, or Cheese Manicotti.

We want to ensure we have enough of your favorite dish.



please RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the meeting by e-mail to Edi Ojeda at to make your reservation. Members may pay at the door, but if you make a reservation and then can’t attend, you will be billed for $25.00. Parking is now FREE. Please remember we are now accepting only CHECKS or PayPal. Please be advised there is a $5.00 late fee for any reservations made after 4:30pm on the Wednesday prior to the meeting.

NON-MEMBERS are welcome to attend two (2) meetings per year. Please contact Edi Ojeda at for more information. Checks for $25.00 payable to Florida Romance Writers, Inc. must be sent in advance to:

Florida Romance Writers

c/o FRW Treasurer
P. O. Box 480211
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33348

or pay via PayPal (Please bring your receipt/confirmation # to the meeting!!):

Meeting Fees, choose one option from dropdown menu

Future Meeting Topics of 2015

January 10, 2015: Put me in Coach by Traci Hall and Christopher Hawke

Put me in, Coach – when a writer needs some help getting off the bench and into the game – Tips and tactics to motivate the reluctant creative writing brain – be prepared to have FUN. Twenty minute book coach session as a raffle prize. You and the giant blank screen.  How well do you know your story? Let’s do it. Nobody but you can write your book. No pressure. You have the skills, and if you don’t there are places to learn them. Writing is a process. Plus nobody will take away your birthday if you don’t accomplish it all. Promise. Writing is a business and it’s okay to cry and celebrate.

February 14, 2015: What can a Virtual Assistant do for the busy author, Diana Ennen, Virtual World Publishing

March  14, 2015 TBA

April 11, 2015 See Super Saturday announcement

May 9, 2015, Marketing, Book Publicity and Author Services, Sarah Nicolas, Library Specialist for Entangled Publishing, Book Publicist

June 13, 2015 Use Psychology to dig deep and know your characters, John L. Flynn, Ph.D

July No meeting because of RWA Nationals.

August 8, 2015 How to Work With Your Editor, JoSelle Vanderhooft

September 12, 2015 Book Bundles to USA Today best sellers share how their stories, Bonnie Vanek, Mona Risk, Patrice Wilton and Kristin Wallace

October 10, 2015 18 Things I’d Wish I’d known about Marketing, Jennifer Fusco from Market or Die

November 14, 2015

December 12, 2015 Christmas Party