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!


April 26 Program: Author Casey Crow presents "Perfect Pitch." Get ready for RT and RWA with Perfect Pitch! This interactive workshop will guide you through preparing and presenting the perfect pitch to an editor or agent, plus tips for follow-up. Attendees will get to practice their pitches with each other, so come prepared to pitch and find ways to improve!

Casey Crow is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Alabama with a BS in Business Management and Minor in Dance. She received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Mobile. Casey is a nationally sought after pageant coach with over twenty years of experience teaching in all systems including DYW, Miss America, Miss USA, and Mrs. World. Casey’s writing debut, CAN’T FAKE THIS, won the 2011 Love Romance Café Best Contemporary, a JERR Gold Star and Southern Magic’s own Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. Her current release is DANCE WITH A MILLIONAIRE. Casey writes spicy mainstream contemporaries with “Sexy, Sassy & Southern” heroines. She is represented by Nicole Resciniti of the Seymour Agency. As Casey Layne, she writes the BACK ALLEY PUPSTERS children’s picture book series and is finishing up a YA entitled DIARY OF A PAGEANT QUEEN. Click here for Casey's web site

November 1 Romance Readers Luncheon

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