Please note the LARA Annual General Meeting is scheduled for December 13th, at our regular December meeting.

Join us in December!

It all happens at our usual location, Bridges Academy.

Members, don’t forget you can pre-pay your meeting fee!

9:00 am  Start the day with our Published Author Chat. BYOC – Bring Your Own Coffee! Starbucks and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are very close by, on Ventura.

10:00 am  Time to Mix & Mingle with the LARA chapter!

10:30 am  The Chapter Meeting begins with announcements and chapter business. This month is our Annual General Meeting.

11:00 am  Our guest speakers are LARA members who have published for the first time this year. We’ll be joined by Mia Hopkins, Kathy O’Rourke, Maria Powers, Sarah Vance-Tompkins, Stacy Wise, and Gwendolyn Womack.

12:00 pm  The meeting ends. Don’t forget, the end of the meeting is just the beginning for SPEW (our online ‘get words on the page’ support group–Stop Procrastinating, Everybody Write). If you’re interested in participating, please talk to our SPEW Coordinator or email spew (at)

Upcoming meeting dates and guest speakers can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact a board member. Thanks!