Unless otherwise noted on the schedule below, we meet the fourth Saturday of each month at 12 p.m. at the Homewood Public Library, 1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209. For directions, click here.

  • 12:00-12:30. Lunch and business meeting. Bring your own lunch!
  • 12:45-1:00. Q & A. A reading or question-and-answer session with a published author, or a question-and-answer session with a professional from an industry of interest for our writing.
  • 1:00-3:00. Program.

Visitors are welcome! Visitors must be 18 or older. You may attend two general meetings in a 12-month period without joining. Visitors who wish to attend more often must join Romance Writers of America and Southern Magic.

Meetings are subject to change, so check back here before you come!


August 23 Program: Southern Magic member and soon to be published author Christine Glover will present How Opposites Attract: Plotting the Romance Novel’s Emotional Turning Points. Click here for Christine's web site
September 27 Program: Author and Scrivener expert Gwen Hernandez will present her workshop on Scrivener live and in person. We will also offer Gwen’s month-long Scrivener class at a discount during the month of September (details coming soon). Click here for Gwen's web site
October 25 Program: Luncheon prep. Come ready to work! After the business meeting, we will work on preparing giveaways and baskets for the Romance Readers Luncheon.

Also during October, author Suzanne Johnson will host her Quilting 101 Plotting class (more details soon). Click here for Suzanne's web site

November 1 Romance Readers Luncheon

(There will be no November meeting or program on November 22.)

December We will have no meeting this month, but perhaps a holiday social.

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