Pre-Retreat Booksigning March 14, 2015 Meeting–Young Adult/New Adult Double Header with Guest Jennifer L. Amentrout 2015 Retreat Registration Is Open
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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, 4100 North Center Street, Westminster, MD.  (Click here for directions.) The following authors will ...

Why Book Editors Reject Fiction Proposals

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 ...

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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 ...

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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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 ...

Jack and Phryne--Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries

2015 Marlene Contest Is Open!

Emotion, tension, drama, romance…  Will your manuscript be this year’s first-prize winner? The 2015 Marlene Contest is open for entries December 15, 2014 through January 20, 2015.  Click here for ...

Secret Kiss From One Boston Terrier to Another

Sneak Preview of the 2015 WRW Retreat

The Washington Romance Writers Retreat, In the Company of Writers, is about five months away, but it’s not too soon to make plans to register. Mark your calendars for April ...

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Nine Things I Learned Epubbing a Nine-Volume Serial

by Darlene Gardner   Take a young woman who can’t remember details of her abduction. Give her a summer job at an seaside carnival and a memory flash of an ...