All meetings start at noon (with the exception of December) with a critique/help session starting at 11:00am. For 2020, MARA meetings will be held in the Prairie Village Police Deptartment Building (7710 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208) across the street from the Community Center.

January 25 Program: You Hate Plotting: Shockingly Easy Tips to Keep Your Manuscript, and You, on Track by Sarah Leyton

February 22  Program: Writing Characters with Moral Injury by Cindy McDermott

March 28  No Meeting

April 15 – 19  MARA RETREAT (Members Only)

May 30  Virtual Meeting    Program: Give your Character A Personality with Astrology by Kathy Hull

June 27   Program:  Self-Publishing Panel with MARA’s very own self-published authors

July 25   Program: Wring that Last Drop of Blood by Tracy Edingfield

August 22  Special Virtual Meeting with Deb Werksman, Editorial Director, Sourcebooks Casablanca

September 26  Writing Motivation and Overcoming Procrastination by Gabriela Blandy

October 31 What Do You Want and How Bad Do You Want It? by Angelique Migliore

No November meeting

December 5: (Starts at 12:30)  Holiday Party (Members Only)