January 2017 Program

Join the Oklahoma Romance Writers of America


Special Guest Speakers

Christie Craig – Award-Winning Author and Speaker
Polish me Pretty: Five Polishing Tips to Take Your Writing to the Next Level


Oklahoma City Homicide Detective — Cris Cunningham

 Connect with other authors
 Learn ways to hone your writing skills
 Play fun writing games — Win prizes!!!

Bring your current manuscript for FREE editor critique of first 5 pages.

Visit our Book Signing featuring Christie Craig and several Oklahoma authors

No Fee to attend!! Limited space!! RSVP required (Please send an email to OKRWAContact@Gmail.com even if you mark ‘going’ on this event page)

When: January 21, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, OKC

The Oklahoma Romance Writers of America
welcomes ALL writers: Beginners to Experienced

Information on joining our organization available at event Also available at OKRWA.com

For questions and/or to RSVP, contact: OKRWAContact@Gmail.com


9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Introduction, games, exercises, getting to know you (you may submit your first 5 pages during this time, if you wish to have them edited – You will receive the completed edits either at the end of the day, or sometime in the week following the program, depending on how many submissions are received)

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Christie Craig – Polish me Pretty: Five Polishing Tips to Take Your Writing to the Next Level

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch (On your own. There are limited reservations available in the Museum Cafe.)

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Homicide Detective Cris Cunningham

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Games/Exercises/Questions

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Book Signing and prize drawings

Meetings held the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Regular Meeting Times:

  • Monthly Morning Program: 10:00-11:30 pm
  • Monthly Afternoon Program: 1:00-2:15 pm
  • Business Meeting: 2:15-2:45 pm
  • Lunch in the Cafe 11:30 before each meeting held at the museum. Email Kathy L Wheeler to rsvp if you plan to lunch with your fellow chapter members
  • Prospective members may attend two meetings before membership

Location: OKC Museum of Art

Map, Directions, and Parking

Due to continuing downtown street construction, allow plenty of time for parking.

Parking in downtown
Parking is free at some street-side parking spots on Saturday and Sundays, and major holidays. Please check the signs where you park to make sure and to avoid parking tickets. For more information on downtown parking, visit http://www.parkingokc.com/

2016 OKRWA Executive Officers

President: Linda Basinger (interim)
President Elect: Linda Basinger
Vice President of Communications (Programs): Tianne Quoetone
Treasurer: Christy Gronlund
Secretary: Anna Kittrell