Tuesday, October 01, 2013

October Birthday Bash ~ October 12, 2013

OCC/RWA Meeting Reminder for the Annual Birthday Bash, Saturday, October 12, 2013. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites-Brea.

Please drop off your Birthday Bash Basket between 8:30 a.m. & 9:00 a.m.

When: Doors open at 9 a.m. to get your opportunity tickets, network with the other attendees and pick out your table!

Where: Embassy Suites Brea, 900 East Birch St, Brea, CA 92821. Telephone: (714) 990-6000

 Morning Session: 

Victoria Dahl


 “Unsympathetic Heroines and the Real Women We Love”

She’ll be speaking about how boring our lives would be if we demanded goodness and perfection from our actual friends, and she’ll question why it’s hard to find acceptance for romance heroines who are as flawed as our well-loved difficult heroes.

Please go to the Birthday Bash page http://occrwa.org/birthday-bash.html and make your reservations now. There are three lunch options. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. as part of your reservation for the day. After lunch there will be a book signing and then Wendy Crutcher, Orange County Head Librarian & Book Buyers Best Top Pick Judge announces the winners of the 2013 Book Buyers Best Contest for Publishes Authors, and winners will be announced for the 2013 Orange Rose Contest for Unpublished Writers including OCC’s first “Charlotte” Award.

Afternoon Session: 

Heather Bennett of Decadent Publishing 


“Anatomy of a Successful Romance”

How you find the market for your romance and the promotions that work.

Then in the evening, you can partake in our famous “Pajama Parties”. These are fun and fabulous workshops that begin later that evening at the hotel. The room assignments will be available that day at the Birthday Bash. If you want to know who is teaching what, please go to this page http://www.occrwa.org/pdfs/PajamasPartiesPage.pdf

OCC-RWA’s next Online Class begins the Monday after the meeting.

October 14 – November 10 , 2013:

“Preparing for Contests”
with
Nancy Farrier
For more information, or to register, visit http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclassOct13.html

Meeting information can be found at www.occrwa.org


Hope to see you on the 12th!