2015 Retreat Registration Is Open February 7, 2015 — Some Assembly Required:  A Whedonite’s Guide to Characterization
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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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November 1, 2014 – WRW’s First Annual Write-In Hosted by Kathleen Gilles Seidel

Need a mini-retreat to dive into NaNoWriMo? Have a gazillion books due? Need the inspiration and support of fellow romance authors? How about a day devoted to working on that ...

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Meeting on Saturday, September 13, 2014

Join us on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at the Marymount University – Ballston Center as we start up another exciting year at WRW!  On September 13, we’ll talk about everything ...