Schedule of Programs

Programing Note:

Beginning August 21, 2021, GRW monthly programs will return to in an person meeting setting.



Phone: +1 770-416-7655 Ext. 5115  



  • Beverage service begins at 9:00 am to include coffee, hot water with assorted tea, bottled water, and assorted soda.

  • 10:00 am - Workshop Program begins

  • 11:00 am - Break

  • 11:10 am - Business meeting

  • 12:00 pm - Meeting ends.

Note: The room is open and available to those who wish to stay and write/gather/meet until 2 pm.

Per CDC recommendations, we are asking everyone to wear a mask. However, we will be following social distancing guidelines for our meeting in regard to the seating arrangements.

2021 Dates

Meetings are being held via Zoom and invitations are available. If you do not receive one automatically, please email: for your invite.

January 16

Rachel Rivers

Black and Blue – A Virtual Class on Policing for Authors

February 20

Mary Marvella

Using Emotions to Create Characters Readers Will Love or Hate, But Won’t Forget

March 20

Anna Hague

A Loved One Has Killed an Individual: An Unforgettable And Far-Reaching Emotional Journey.

Virginia Ellis Memorial Workshop

Read about this GRW Member-Only opportunity

April 17

Shirley Jump
The Novel BrainMap: How to create intricate plots and unforgettable character

May 15

Michele Glessoner
This Can’t Be Legal—Looking to the Legal World for Characters, Context, and Conflict in Romance

June 19

Sally Kilpatrick
Laughter is Serious Business


No monthly meeting



August 21

Susan Carlisle

When the Dog Eats Your Manuscript, or Working Through Life’s Disasters

September 18

Sia Huff

Fighting Fear


No monthly meeting
Annual Moonlight and Magnolias conference
October 1 - 3, 2021

November 20

Betty Bolt

Weaving Fact Into Fiction

December 18

Brenda Lowder

Holiday Meeting

Program Information


Each program costs $7 or $10 (cash or check at the sign-in desk).

  •  $7.00 for the morning session, speaker, good news, and networking.

  • *$10.00 for the above plus afternoon writing space with all day beverage station.

  • Breakfast is not included, but beverages will be available during the meeting.

  • Members and guests must be 18 years old to attend.

Meeting Schedule:


9:00-10:00 Coffee and Networking

10:00-11:00 Featured Speaker

11:00-12:00 Book signing/Business Meeting

Meeting Location:

Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree

5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Phone: (770) 416-7655