Florida Chapter of MWA monthly meetings offer members the chance to socialize, learn about their craft, get inspired, and exchange industry news. We meet on the third Saturday of each month. At our lunch meetings, we offer entertaining, educational programs by accomplished speakers. Topics range from craft to forensics to marketing and are intended for both published and unpublished authors. We welcome other professionals in the fields of writing and publishing, plus those who simply appreciate reading a good mystery novel. The cost for the lunch and speaker program is $25 for MWA members; $30 for non-members. Check our Special Events page for meetings held in other locations around the state.
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Upcoming Meeting Dates
JAN 25 (4TH SATURDAY); FEB 15; MARCH >> SKIP — SLEUTHFEST
APRIL 18; MAY 16; JUNE 20; JULY 18; AUG 15; SEPT 12 (2ND SATURDAY – moved this date as the 3rd Saturday is Rosh Hashanah); OCT 17; NOV 21; DEC 19
Florida Chapter, Mystery Writers of America Luncheon Meeting
DATE: January 25, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER: Any Vansant
PROGRAM: Author Marketing for Success
Building your Author Mailing List: Maximize your most important selling tool! Learn ways you can build your personal marketing list and use it to help sell new books and your back catalog.
Bookbub, Social Media and More. So many social media sites…so little time. Which ones are worth it? Should you be buying ads?
DATE: SATURDAY, January 25, 2020
TIME: 12:00 Mingling | 12:15: Lunch | 12:45: Business Meeting | 1:15: Presentation
PLACE: DOUBLETREE BY HILTON: 100 Fairway Dr, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441; Get Directions Here
COST: $25 for MWA members; $30 for non-members. Prepayment by January 22, is strongly urged.
RESERVATIONS/PREPAYMENT: To reserve and pay online: Scroll down to the “Sign up for Luncheon Meeting” box and fill in your information, then click the “Pay Now” button and follow the instructions.
IMPORTANT – if you sign up for a meeting via PayPal in error, do NOT dispute the charge with PayPal. Instead, please contact our Treasurer via email ASAP at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will refund your payment less PayPal’s transaction fee of 2.9% plus $0.30. If you do dispute the charge, be aware that you will be liable for any penalties back-charged to the FMWA Chapter by PayPal (minimum $20.00 per disputed transaction). Thanks for your cooperation!
To reserve and pay via mail:
Step 1–Email email@example.com with the subject line “FMWA Meeting” to reserve a spot. In the body of the email, please include your name, the name of any guest you have invited, your email address, and telephone number.
Step 2– Write your check or money order payable to “Mystery Writers of America/Florida Chapter.”
Step 3- Mail your payment to FMWA Treasurer, 2767 Carambola Cir S., #202, Coconut Creek, FL 33066.
Please make your online reservation by January 22, or mail your check at least 3 days prior to that date so that you will be included on the reservation list, and we can provide the hotel with an accurate headcount! Walk-ins are accommodated only if space allows.
Next Meeting Date: February 15, 2020 Speaker, Lori Roy.
- DATE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2020
- TIME: 12:00 Networking; 12:15 Lunch; 12:45 Business Meeting; 1:15 Speaker Presentation
- PROGRAM: Author Marketing for Success
- PLACE: DOUBLETREE BY HILTON: 100 Fairway Dr, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
- COST: $25 for MWA members; $30 for non-members. Please note that those who do not reserve and prepay will pay $5 extra at the door, and be seated only if space is available.
- RESERVATIONS/PREPAYMENT: To reserve and pay through PayPal, fill out the "Sign up for Luncheon meeting," above and click the "Pay Now" PayPal button.
- NEXT LUNCHEON IS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2020: Please Save The Date.