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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, January 10, 2015:

TIME: 9:00 a.m.


1825 Griffin Road

Dania,Florida 33004

COST: $22 for a member, $25 for a non-member. 

Price includes the breakfast and meeting.

DIRECTIONS: I-95 to Griffin Road exit (Exit 26).  Go east on Griffin and make a right at the first light into the Sheraton parking area.

PARKING: Tell the attendant you are with Florida Romance Writers or if you take a ticket, please have it validated at the front desk.


PROGRAM: Put me in Coach

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.

Presenter Biographies:

Award winning author Traci Hall writes genre fiction for both adults and teens. Believing in Happy Ever After, she pens stories guaranteed to touch the heart while transporting the reader to another time and place. She is co-founder of Community Authors, an author service company for writers who don’t want to do it all.

After writing two acclaimed novels on spirituality and reality, Christopher Hawke followed his passion for teaching, information technology and marketing to help create Community Authors a one-stop author services company.­



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


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

March  14, 2015 Sexual Deviants and Disorders, by Dr. Tangie, The Sex Doctor

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