WCDR RoundTable

It’s a CELEBRATION and it’s all about YOU! 

WCDR member celebration poster

The July 2017 RoundTable will be all about celebrating WCDR members and their incredible achievements! Stand up and be recognized!

Calling for excerpts of works published within the last TWO YEARS!

Ten Authors will be selected to read excerpts from their own works published within the last two years, at the July 8th RoundTable.

This is how it will work:

WCDR authors will submit an excerpt of approximately 750 words from one of their works published within the last two years, plus an image of the corresponding book cover and the book trailer (if there is one).

WCDR will select the first two authors to submit their work after submissions officially open (see guidelines below), in each of the five genres.

The 10 selected authors will have four minutes to read their excerpts at the RoundTable Member Celebration on July 8th.

The Genre choices are:

  • Literary or Commercial fiction
  • Genre fiction
  • Children literature and New Adult
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Submissions Open: 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 21st

Submissions Close: 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, June 28th

What to Submit: The genre choice that best describes your work; a 750-word excerpt (maximum 4-minute reading), book cover and optional book trailer

Where to Submit: Jenny Madore at president@wcdr.org

Calling for Original Recorded Music, Book Covers and/or Book Trailers!

We’re also putting together a slideshow to recognize the incredible talent and achievements of all published WCDR authors and songwriters, so please send us images of your book covers, your book trailers and/or your original recorded music.

Deadline to Submit: June 28th at 11:59 p.m.

Where to Submit: wcdrwebmaster@rogers.com

Need a member table to display your books?

Select that option when you register for the July 8th RoundTable!

Book Swap!

Bring any gently-used books you’re ready to re-home and/or pick up a new book for $0.25. (Books not chosen can be retrieved by their donors or left for WCDR to donate.

Have questions?

Contact support@wcdr.org

Register for RoundTable


Upcoming Speakers

Every month, we welcome industry professionals as guest speakers for our RoundTable meetings. You can always expect to learn something from the writers, agents, and editors who visit the WCDR.

DateSpeaker/TopicPresenter/Mini-Workshop
July 8, 2017Year-end Member Celebration!No Mini-Workshop
AugustOn hiatus 'til September!
September 9, 2017Shannon Webb-Campbell: Critical Writing. Further details coming soon!Shannon Webb-Campbell: Mini-workshop - Critical Writing. Further details coming soon!
October 14, 2017Andrew Sullivan
A History of Violence
Andrew Sullivan
Set Pieces
November 4, 2017Eva Stachniak - Historical. Further details to come!Further details to come!
December 9, 2017Pro Panel & Gift GiveawayNo Mini-Workshop