2014 Book Festivals Time to Renew Your Membership Readers and Bloggers Luncheon – October 11, 2014
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2014 Book Festivals

Looking for a good read?  Visit these area book festivals!   Frederick Book Festival - June 27-28, 2014, Frederick, MD   National Book Festival - August 30, 2014, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. ...

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Time to Renew Your Membership

Membership renewal is open and runs through July 31st.  It’s $35 to renew through JULY 31st, but as of August 1st that amount jumps up to $45. Don’t wait!   To ...

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Readers and Bloggers Luncheon – October 11, 2014

Washington Romance Writers invites you to join us for lunch! Interact with readers, bloggers, and authors over lunch in an intimate, personalized setting.  Tables seat 10-12 and guests will be grouped by ...

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Congrats to WRW’s 2014-15 Officers!

Please join me in congratulating our new WRW officers for the upcoming year: Candy Lyons, President Julie Halperson, Vice President Misha Crews, Treasurer Robin L.L. Allen, Secretary And let’s give ...

What’s In a Name

June 7 & 8, 2014 – A Special Two-Day Event with Candace Havens and Liz Pelletier

WRW is excited to announce a special two-day event on June 7 and 8, 2014, with multi-published best-selling author Candace Havens and Entangled publisher Liz Pelletier.     Schedule Saturday, June ...

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Eight Reasons Why WRW’s Annual Retreat Rocks!

By Jennifer Lovett WRW Chapter Communications Director It was my first retreat, and this is why I’ll be back next year. 1.) Best. Speakers. Ever. Robin Perini’s Story Magic saved ...

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Hitting a Homer

By Mindy Klasky Years ago, I received The Call – my agent told me that an editor at PenguinPutnam wanted to buy my traditional fantasy novel, The Glasswrights’ Apprentice.  In ...

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Washington Romance Writers’ 2014 Annual Retreat

By Lina Perez We wait for the day of the Washington Romance Writers’ retreat to arrive with great hope, joy and excitement. We look forward to seeing old friends and ...

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Retreat Recordings Available

Miss this year’s retreat?  Wish you could hear a presentation over again?  Recordings of the dining room speeches and many of the retreat sessions are available now in the online library. ...

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Announcing the 2014-15 Slate for WRW Officers

I’m happy to announce the 2014-15 slate for WRW officers: President-Candy Lyons, Vice President-Julie Halperson, Treasurer-Misha Crews, Secretary-Robin L.L. Allen. Please take a moment to read the bios of these ...