NEXT MEETING

August 25th, 2018

West Melbourne Public Library

12 pm - 4 pm

Speaker: JoMarie DeGioia - Effective Newsletters and Bots.

 

 

TIME TO RENEW?

Membership Renewal

2018 STAR Meeting Schedule

JANUARY MEETING

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Virtual Speaker: Jay Donavan – Techsurgeons.com  Websites, security, hosting, etc.

FEBRUARY MEETING

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Speaker: Maria Connor – “Put Your Money Where Your Readers Are” (advertising)

MARCH MEETING

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Speaker:  Lynne St. James – To Pin or Not to Pin. Using Pinterest as a Marketing Tool

APRIL MEETING

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Promo, Promo & More Promo: Sharpen the tools in your marketing toolbox

Speakers: Jennifer Perkins & Chris Kridler on Book Trailers;  Alethea Kontis will discuss Patreon, where creatives can get patrons for their work & Maria Geraci will bring us up to date on changes in author promotion opportunities at Goodreads.

MAY MEETING 

Saturday, May 19, 2018 (Moved for Memorial Day weekend)

Speaker: Cindy Dees – Master Character Development Workshop

JUNE MEETING

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Virtual Speaker: Jim Azevedo – Smashwords, virtual workshop

JULY MEETING 

Saturday, July 28, 2018

President’s Report and Conference Recap (RWA Nationals July 18 – 21)

AUGUST MEETING

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Speaker: JoMarie DeGioia – Effective Newsletters and Bots

SEPTEMBER MEETING

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Virtual Chat with Marie Force

OCTOBER MEETING

Saturday, October 27, 2018

STAR Annual General Meeting, 2019 Board election

NOVEMBER MEETING

Saturday, November 17, 2018 (changed due to Thanksgiving 11/22)

Editor and novelist Hanna Rhys Barnes will present “Chopped! – Slimming down your manuscript without losing the weight of your story.”

DECEMBER MEETING

December Holiday Party – Members Only