WELCOME TO CHARTER OAK ROMANCE WRITERS !!!
MEET THE 2011-2020 BOARD
President: Helene Radjeski-Edwards
Vice-President: Robyn Bage
Secretary: Barbara Felgate
Treasurer: Linda Cook
Programs Co-Chairs: Helene Radjeski-Edwards and
Past Presidents: Emily Dakota Black; Corrina Lawson and
Chapter Founder: Helene Radjeski-Edwards
OUR MAILING ADDRESS:
Charter Oak Romance Writers
P.O. Box 9232
Bolton, CT 06043
We welcome new members. Membership includes ten regular meetings (speakers, presentations, industry how-tos), Holiday Parties and Summer Picnic, private Yahoo loop, Facebook group.
2019 Meeting Schedule for CORW
Some meeting times and locations are TBD.
Default is 10:45 am at:
• Sing Me Back Home – Southern Roots and Country Music
by Bill C Malone – University Press Audiobooks
• Time for Wonderlust: Planning Your Retirement Renaissance
by Forrest J. Wright – Real Leisure Press
• On the Jury Trial – Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy
by Thomas Melsheimer and Craig Smith – University Press Audiobooks
• A Deeper Blue – The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt
by Robert Earl Hardy – University Press Audiobooks
• American Dunkirk – The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
by James M Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf – University Press Audiobook
• Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
by Simon Brown – University Press Audiobooks
• How We Won and Lost the War in Afghanistan: Two Years in the Pashtun Homeland
by Douglas Grindle – University Press Audiobooks
• The Sacredness of the Person: A New Genealogy of Human Rights
by Hans Joas – University Press Audiobooks• Race?: Debunking a Scientific Myth
by Ian Tattersall and Rob DeSalle – University Press Audiobooks• An Unnatural Metropolis: Wrestling New Orleans from Nature
by Craig E. Colten – University Press Audiobooks
• Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter
by Ilya Somin – University Press Audiobooks
• Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America
by William W. Goldsmith – University Press Audiobooks
• The Secret Sharer
by Joseph Conrad – Spoken Realms
• The Golem of Hampstead and Other Stories
by Jacob J Potashnik – Penny-A-Page Press• Silent Source: A Medical Thriller
by James Marshall Smith – Stealth Books
• Time Management Skills: How to Increase Your Productivity
by Grace Bell – Published by Grace Bell
• Meditation for Beginners: An Extraordinary Guide to Inner Freedom
by Erik Tao
• Superhuman Memory: The Comprehensive Guide
by Keith Hope
• Manipulation: Emotional Manipulation Techniques to Influence People
by Lewis Fischer – CreateSpace Independent Publishing
• Tiger in the Office: How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career
by Mike Callahan – University Press Audiobooks
Audible Approved Narrator
Training: Sean Pratt – Audiobook Narration Technique and Practice
Johnny Heller – NYC Workshop 2018 & New England Narrator Workshop
Bachelor of Arts, Business Communication – Charter Oak State CollegeAssociate of Science, Respiratory Care – Naugatuck Valley Comm. Coll.
Certified AHA Instructor Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Certified COPD Educator
Certified Smoking Cessation Counsellor
Adjunct Faculty – Photography Department, BFA program, School of Visual Arts
Recording Studio Equipment:
Rode NT1-A Microphone
Scarlet Solo Audio Interface
Studio One DAW Artist Software
RX-6 Audio Editing/Mastering Software Dell XPS Desktop Computer w/ Windows 7Located in the Greater New York City Area
Stage/Theater Credits (principal roles): Kiss Me Kate (Gangster #2), Hello Dolly (Horace), Guys and Dolls (Big Julie), The Full Monty (Reggie), Anything Goes (Elisha), The Drowsy Chaperone (Feldzeig), On the Twentieth Century (Oliver), Arsenic and Old Lace (Jonathan), Speed-the-Plow (Bobby Gould), Rumors (Lenny), COMPANY! (Peter)
Presenter and Author Deborah Ann Davis talks about her published works, and tricks she uses to add depth to her quirky characters.
This will be a hands-on interactive workshop, so bring 15-20 lines of dialogue from your current Work-In-Progress to practice and apply Deborah’s tips.
Here’s my bio:
Award winning author, Deborah Ann Davis, founder (and member) of The Awesome Mom Tribe, has helped countless families navigate the tumultuous teen years, despite inevitable adolescent angst. As a producer of her own successful teenage daughter, and a former teenager herself, this middle/high school teacher has distilled three decades in education into her exciting live events and insightful books. Even her fiction novels, Fairly Safeand Fairly Certain, from her Love of Fairs series, delve into teen relationships. Deborah’s timely information on effective communication, emotional health, and physical wellbeing provides guidance and encouragement for moms, helping them foster positive and healthy relationships within their families. B.S., M.Ed., W.I.T.S., Certified Personal Trainer.
“Dealing the Cards for your Story: Using Tarot to Add Fun and Spice to Scenes and Characters”
Paula has agreed to come in early and do readings for members if they are interested. Her set fee would be split as a fundraiser for the chapter if we wish.
Paula Chaffee Scardamalia
Divining the Muse ~Decipher Your Dream, Discover Your Story, Deliver It to the World
Author of the award-winning, Weaving a Woman’s Life: Spiritual Lessons from the Loom
“Whatever your religious or spiritual background, there is usually a dreaming tradition found within it.”
July PICNIC (date and location to be decided)
Dazzling Dialogue (he said/she said)
A tentative speaker identified but not yet confirmed.
Novel Writing Month
A tentative Podcast but not yet confirmed.
December Holiday Party
Let’s get down to business.
Lunch after a business meeting
2018 picnic at Linda Cook’s home.
Picnic at Linda Cook’s home.
A prior picnic at Emily’s
Iris in NY
Jayne Krentz & Helene in NY
Sandra Marton,Linda Cook
We learn together and enjoy each other’s company! 🙂