NEXT MEETING

September 22nd, 2018

West Melbourne Public Library

12 pm - 4 pm

Virtual Chat with Marie Force

 

 

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:

SEPTEMBER MEETING

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Virtual Chat with Marie Force

OCTOBER MEETING

Saturday, October 27, 2018

JoMarie DeGioia – Effective Newsletters and Bots

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