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Heart of Louisiana, also known as HeartLA, is a professional organization for published and unpublished authors. The group offers support, encouragement and education to aspiring writers of all romance genres. Monthly meetings include speakers on diverse topics, market news from the publishing industry and camaraderie of other authors, both published and unpublished.

Meetings are held in Baton Rouge at various locations from 10:00 am until noon with optional lunch afterward at a local restaurant. Visitors are welcome to attend two meetings before joining. HeartLa members must belong to RWA National. HeartLa dues are $25.00 per year. RWA dues are $95.00 per year with a $25.00 handling fee for new or lapsed members.

2014 Meetings and Events. Check this schedule regularly as it is updated routinely.

Date
Speaker
Topic
Location
07/26/2014TBDTBDFairwood Library
08/23/2014Arlene MessaUsing Astrology to create your characters and their worldsFairwood Library
09/21/2014Member Panel"So You Want to Write a Book"Fairwood Library
(2-3 pm)
09/23/2014Member Panel"The Road to Getting Published"Bluebonnet Library
(6-7 pm)
09/27/2014Pamela KopferContest DivaFairwood Library
10/25/2014HeartLA MembersLuncheon PrepTBD
11/15/2014Readers' LuncheonJuban's Restaurant
11/22/2014Jo TempletonCreative Writing - Showing vs Telling Pt.2Fairwood Library
12/??/2014HeartLA MembersChristmas PartyTBD
01/??/2014Mary ManheimTBDTBD


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