2015 RITA and Golden Heart Finalists May 16, 2015 – Tiffany Yates Martin Presents Edit Yourself-Practical Steps to Polishing Your Manuscript 2015 Marlene Finalists Announced Pre-Retreat Booksigning
December Gifts for WRW Members

2015 RITA and Golden Heart Finalists

Congratulations to our members who finaled in the 2015 Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart or RITA contest! RITA Kimberly Kincaid, Romance Novella, Pushing the Line Golden Heart Jessica Darago, Romantic ...

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May 16, 2015 – Tiffany Yates Martin Presents “Edit Yourself: Practical Steps to Polishing Your Manuscript”

May 16, 2015 LOCATION: Marymount University Ballston Conference Center 1000 North Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22201 703-522-5600 Tiffany Yates Martin Presents “Edit Yourself: Practical Steps to Polishing Your Manuscript” 10:00am ...

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2015 Marlene Finalists Announced

The Washington Romance Writers is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2015 Marlene Awards Contest. (listed in no particular order) Historical Jan Leyh w/a Janna MacGregor, THE SECRET AFFAIRS ...

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Pre-Retreat Booksigning

This year’s pre-retreat booksigning will take place on April 17, 2015, 11am-2pm. Join us at Books-A-Million, 400 North Center Street, Westminster, MD.  (Click here for directions.) The following authors will ...

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March 14, 2015 Meeting–Young Adult/New Adult Double Header with Guest Jennifer L. Armentrout

March 14, 2015 LOCATION: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, Maryland 20814 240-777-8200 Young Adult/New Adult Double Header with Guest Jennifer L. Armentrout 10:00am – 12:00pm Young ...

January 20

2015 Marlene Deadline Extended!

Great news!  The deadline to enter manuscripts in the 2015 Marlene Contest has been extended to January 20, 2015!  Format that manuscript and submit your entry today!

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2015 Retreat Registration Is Open!

Join WRW at its IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS retreat, April 17-19. Click here for more information about the retreat. Registration opens for WRW members on January 15, 2015, and ...

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February 7, 2015 — Some Assembly Required: A Whedonite’s Guide to Characterization

  Joss Whedon is one of  the best contemporary storytellers.  His characters–good and evil–are vivid and unforgettable.  Kate Johnson and J.T. Bock present “Some Assembly Required: A Whedonite’s Guide to Characterization,” ...

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January 10, 2015 Meeting – Practical Marketing Advice for Writers

On January 10, 2015, Jennifer Fusco presents “Practical Marketing Advice for Writers” at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center. Join us from 10 – 4. In this interactive session, authors ...

Marlene Registration

Help Judge the Marlene Contest

The Washington Romance Writers’ Marlene is a must enter contest for many writers every year, and one reason for that is the quality of the feedback with which they are ...