All meetings start at noon (with the exception of December). For 2021, MARA meetings will be held in the Prairie Village Police Department Building (7710 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208) across the street from the Community Center.

January 23  Program: Short Stories – One Pathway to Publication by MA Monnin

February 27  Program: First Page Gong Show and Pitches by Rhonda Peters, Wild Rose Press

March 27  Program: Gwen Hayes’ “Romancing the Beat” by Chris Westwater

April 21 – 25  MARA Virtual RETREAT (Members Only)

May 22  Program: Writing the Long Series without Pulling Out Your Hair by Jess Michaels

June 26   Program:  The Inspirational Romance by Rachel Dylan

July 24   Program: Dark Moments and Killer Endings by Annika Martin

August 28 Juice-Box Hero: Squeezing Plot from Character by Tex Thompson

September 25 Writing Fan Fiction by Val Gilliam

October 23 Planning Your Career: An Agent’s POV by Michelle Grajkowski

No November meeting

December 4: Holiday Party (Members Only)