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 they are provided from […]

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 […]

Happy Holidays!

Washington Romance Writers wishes you the most joyous of holidays and a happy and healthy 2016!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do You LOVE Romance Novels?

Do you LOVE romance novels? So does Washington Romance Writers! August is Read-a-Romance Month and we are thrilled to support this fantastic celebration of romance writers and romance novels. Throughout […]

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. […]

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 […]