Happening Now

November 1, 2019

  • Congratulations to the new 2020 CRW BOD. We look forward to all you’ll accomplish in the coming year.
  • NaNo CRW thread is under way with the chapter member contest also beginning. Chapter members, be sure to join us to win some CRW prizes!
  • CRW chapter members, get ready for the Year End Novel Celebration. You’ll be able to enter that rough draft novel you wrote for NaNo. More details coming soon.

July 9, 2019

  • CRW would like to welcome our new VP of Communications on board, Nicky Locker!
  •  The Contemporary Romance Writers 2019 Stiletto Party tickets are sold out. If you’d like to placed onto a wait list, please email rwacontemprompres@gmail.com.
  •  The Contemporary Romance Writers is looking for a Newsletter Guru. If you’re a CRW member and interested in helping out with this one time a month project, please email rwacontemprompres@gmail.com.

May 28, 2019

  • It’s the final days to get your “Writer at Work” T-shirt. They’ll be available until June 15, 2019. Get your T-shirt today to wear to RWA19! View T-shirts here.
  • Congratulations to the Stiletto Contest Unpublished Division Finalists!

March 4, 2019

  • The Contemporary Romance Writers annual Stiletto Party tickets are now on sale. A limited number of tickets are available. Buy your ticket now before the party sells out.

January 28, 2019

  • The January newsletter went out to CRW members.
  • Tickets for the Contemporary Romance Writers pre-conference retreat at RWA19 are now available for members only. Please see the Facebook group or the January newsletter for details.
  • Donations for the annual CRW Stiletto Party goodie bag are under way. This years theme is a “conference survival kit”. Please email the president at rwacontemprompres@gmail.com with your donation.

August 31, 2018

  • It’s election time for the RWA national board. All general members have been sent a voting ballot. Make sure to vote!

August 29, 2018

  • Newsletters have gone out to current CRW members.

July 24, 2018

  • Have you seen our guest speaker for the Contemporary Romance Writers Weekend Writing Retreat in October? Author Jamie Beck will be giving a workshop during the retreat. There are still spots available for sign ups. See the Events page for more information.
  • The Contemporary Romance Writers is looking to fulfil some new spots to help further the forward progress the chapter is making. We’re currently looking for: Social Media Mogul, 2019 CRW Retreat at RWA19 Chairperson, Bereavement Representative,  Newsletter Guru. 

July 20, 2018

  • Congratulations to the 2018 Stiletto Contest winners! A full list of winners can be found on the Stiletto Contest page.
  • Congratulations to the 2018 CRW Chapter Service Award winners. A list of winners can be found on the Chapter Service Award page.

June 16, 2018

  • Congratulations to the 2018 Stiletto Contest Published Division Finalists! Winners will be announced at the CRW Stiletto Party at RWA18 on Friday, July 20, 2018.

June 3, 2018

  • Stiletto Contest Judges – score sheets are due in exactly 7 days from today! Get those score sheets in and we look forward to the published finalists announcements!

May 16, 2018

  • Congratulations to the 2018 Stiletto Contest Unpublished Nominees! See the list here. Published nominees to be announced the week of June 11, 2018.

April 8, 2018

  • The Stiletto Contest closes for entries on Friday, April 13 at 11:59pm EST. Only 5 days left to enter!
  • PUBLISHED MID-LENGTH for the 2018 Stiletto Contest is now CLOSED!

April 2, 2018

  • Tickets for the 2018 Stiletto Party are on sale!

April 1, 2018

  • April Newsletter has gone out. Members, please check your inboxes, promotions, or spam for the newsletter.

March 2018

  • The CRW Retreat at RWA18 is now full.

February 3, 2018

  • Registration for Contemporary Romance Writers pre-conference retreat at RWA18 has officially opened to CRW members only. Please see the CRW private Facebook group or MyRWA forums to register. Retreat registration is first come, first serve with only 50 tickets available.

January 27, 2018

  • CRW newsletter sent out. CRW members, please look for your newsletter.

December 27, 2017

  • Coming soon for members only – the CRW newsletter! 
  • Sign up for the Contemporary Romance Writers January 2018 workshops!
  • Look for a special announcement in January regarding the 2018 Stiletto Party at #RWA18 and for the first annual CRW writing retreat at #RWA18.
  • Contemporary Romance Writers next monthly online meeting will take place in January 2018. Topic: Book Signings – What to expect. Are they worth the cost? How to Choose a Book Signing to Participate. A panel of authors who’ve taken part in numerous book signings discuss the pros and cons of today’s book signings and help you get clarity on where to put your hard-earned money.