Chapter News

June 15: MWA-Montgomery Hosts Writers, Editors, and Publishers for Networking Happy Hour

It’s back! MWA-Montgomery will host a networking happy hour Thursday, June 15, with members of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) and the Mid-Atlantic Book Publishers Association (MBPA).

This event brings together people from all sides of the publishing industry to meet, mingle, exchange business cards, and have fun!

Please join us Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Azucar Restaurant, 14418 Layhill Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906, from 6 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Cash bar. Door prizes!

We will be in the private room next to the bar. Please enter through the side door (not the main restaurant entrance). Parking is plentiful and free.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Admittance is $10 cash or check at the door (to cover food costs). RSVP to Katherine Pickett at katherine [at] popediting [dot] net.

Last year’s event was a great success and so much fun. We hope you’ll join us!

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September 10 Chapter Meeting: Be a social media SUPERSTAR, with Amy Mascott

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Since 2008, Amy Mascott has managed teachmama.com, where she shares tools and resources families can use to be the best teachers they can be for their children. Amy has harnessed the power of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube to build her network from the ground up, now reaching over 5 million users each month. Find out how you can use social media to propel your writing, find your tribe, and grow your own audience with tips and tricks from Amy Mascott. Whether you are new to social media or a seasoned vet, you’re bound to walk away with some tips and tricks that will work for you.

About the Presenter

Amy Mascott photoAmy is mom to crazy-cool 12, 11, and 9-year-olds and is just as active offline as she is online. She hails from the Keystone State but lives in the DC Metro area where she’s either cheering for her kids on the soccer field, biting her nails during swim and dive meets, or buzzing around her kids’ elementary school, doing the Room Parent thing.

Location and Directions

Date/Time:     Saturday, September 10 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location:       Mid-County Community Recreation Center / 2004 Queensguard Road / Silver Spring MD 20906

Directions:     ICC Exit 182 Layhill Rd (at Exit, turn Right/South) to (Left) Queensguard and immediate Right into parking lot

Norbeck Rd N/W or Connecticut Ave N/W to (Right) Bel Pre Rd to (Right) Layhill to (Left) Queensguard and Immediate Right into Parking lot

Chapter News

February 25: Networking Happy Hour at Azucar

MWA-Montgomery is pleased to announce we will be hosting a networking happy hour February 25 with members of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) and the Mid-Atlantic Book Publishers Association (MBPA).

This event brings together people from all sides of the publishing industry to meet, mingle, exchange business cards, and have fun!

Please join us Thursday, February 25, at Azucar Restaurant, 14418 Layhill Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906, from 6 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Cash bar.

We will be in the private room next to the bar. Please enter through the side door (not the main restaurant entrance). Parking is plentiful and free.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Admittance is free for MWA and MBPA members. All others, $5 cash or check at the door.

Email Katherine Pickett at mwamc@marylandwriters.org with questions or to RSVP.

We hope to see you there!