Eastside Romance Writers Association, Eastside RWA

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We meet for dinner beforehand (at 5:00) at Angelo’s in the banquet room (ask for Eastside RWA). If you would like to join us for dinner, please email dana@danadelamar.com by Monday, 10/10. For more information about dinner, see "Dinner Details" below.

Wendy Delaney -- Conflict–It’s Not Exclusive to Our Characters
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 7pm <--dinner starts at 5pm
Angelo's Restaurant, 1830 130th Ave NE, Bellevue, 98005, 425.883.2777 


Conflict is a critical component in genre fiction. Combined with our characters’ goals and motivations, conflict fuels our stories. It gives our stories legs to carry us through to our characters’ happy endings. Then, why do we often hear, when the writer has such a story, that she couldn’t get past chapter three? Or, she got stuck and never finished it. 

In this interactive workshop, learn how to build a solid foundation of conflict for your characters while fueling your creativity. And if you’re stuck, learn how to get unstuck!


Wendy Delaney writes fun-filled romantic mysteries and is the award-winning author of the Working Stiffs Mystery series. A long-time member of Sisters in Crime, Romance Writers of America, and Mystery Writers of America, she's a Food Network addict and pastry chef wannabe. When she's not killing off story people she can be found on her treadmill, working off the calories from her latest culinary adventure. Wendy makes her home in the Seattle area with her husband and has two grown sons.
Learn more at www.wendydelaney.com


  • Do not feel obligated to buy dinner at the restaurant. However, since the restaurant is giving us the space for free, it would be nice of us to have dinner there when feasible (no pressure though; we know some folks don't have the time or have budgets to stick to).
  • The restaurant can accommodate gluten-free or other special dietary requests; just ask the server. 
  • If you can't make it at 5:00 for dinner, you can still order dinner if you get there later; just please be there to place your order by 6:40ish so that we don't interrupt our speaker.

We'd love to see you there! :)

Crista McHugh
Eastside RWA President

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