December 2012 meeting – open mike

Thanks to Paul Lagasse, who organized the meeting, and Rolf Renner, who provided the refreshments, including homemade Christmas cookies, donuts, apple cider, and coffee. Some of the readings are seen in the signup roster:
MWA Open Mike_2012-12-19


New MWA president and vice-president

The Board of the Maryland Writers’ Association announced today that the Annapolis chapter’s own Paul Lagasse and Carolee Noury, from the Montgomery County chapter, are the new President and Vice President, respectively, in a special election following the resignation of the previous President, Jim Heimberg. Congratulations to both!
Carolee Noury

For more information, see the Keyboard announcement.

Annapolis MWA March 2013 meeting, with Julie Colman

Julie Coleman’s book, Unexpected Love: God’s Heart Revealed through Jesus’ Conversations with Women, was released by Thomas Nelson Publishers in February 2013.  Thomas Nelson is the largest Christian publisher in the world and sixth largest American trade publisher. Unexpected Love is available at Sam’s Club, Barnes and Noble, Books a Million, and Christian bookstores across the country.

After twenty years of teaching young minds, Julie turned in her chalk and left the classroom to earn an M.A. in biblical studies. Since then she has written to help others understand the Bible’s message and experience its transforming power. She is a popular conference and event speaker. She and her husband make their home in the Annapolis, Maryland, area.

You can learn more about Julie at Her topic for the Annapolis MWA March meeting is “While You Wait: 8 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting Published.”


The meeting is open to the public and free to MWA members and first-time guests. All others may pay $5.00. Annual dues to MWA are $40.00 and include other benefits on top of monthly attendance. MWA meetings meet the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in room 205 at Maryland Hall. Maryland Hall is located at 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. For more information visit: