Chapter Business

2018 Stiletto Contest Unpublished Finalists!

Please join Contemporary Romance Writers in congratulating the 2018 Stiletto Contest unpublished finalists! Contemporary – Long Final round judged by: Deb Werksman (Editor – Sourcebooks) and Nicole Payne (Agent – Golden Wheat Literary) Kilby Blades – Crocodile Tears Alyssa Henderson – Scottish Embrace Ellie Malouff – Be What Love Is Katherine Olson – North Star …

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NaNoWriMo Word War!

~ By Melanie Greene  Who’s up for a writing challenge?  Those familiar with writing know it can be a solitary occupation, even with the friendship and resources of a great group like Contemporary Romance RWA. Those familiar with NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month — know it can be an overwhelming pursuit to generate 50,000 new words …

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Chapter Service Opportunities – A Message From President Casey Clipper

Dear Chapter Members, RWA chapters are the heart and soul of the Romance Writers of America, in my opinion. They’re the backbone of the organization. They’re where authors and writers dig into the trenches of their work. They’re the place where members get to mingle with each other and get that much needed and craved …

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Taking Over Nationals — Stories from Chapter Members!

The chapter was well represented at the RWA National Conference in New York City! Congratulations to Sonali Dev on her RITA nomination (Best First Book, A Bollywood Affair), to Abigail Owen, our Chapter VP of Communications, on her Prism Award (Andromeda’s Fall, Shadowcat Nation #1, RWA Fantasy, Futuristic, & Paranormal Chapter, 1st Place in Dark Paranormal) and …

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