Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Marlene Awards

The winners and finalists of the 2014 Marlene Contest are: Historical Final Round Judge: Leah Hultenschmidt, Grand Central Publishing Critique Author: Jennifer McQuiston Winner – Alice Brilmayer writing as Alice […]

Retreat Survey

Did you attend the 2014 retreat?  Then please take a couple of minutes to complete our online survey.  Tell us what you loved this year and what you’d change for next year.  Please share your […]

May 10, 2014 Meeting – Mindy Klasky

Join us on May 10, 2014,  at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center when writer Mindy Klasky shares her secrets of “How to Launch Nine Books in Eight Months, or the […]

WRW Congratulates Our Finalists in the 2014 RITA and Golden Heart Awards

WRW is proud to announce that several of our members are finalists in the Romance Writers of America’s 2014 RITA and Golden Heart Awards!  The RITA — the highest award of […]

Post-Retreat Event

WRW can confirm that following this year’s In the Company of Writers retreat, the activity will continue with a post-retreat panel discussion at the Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public […]

2014 Retreat Schedule

Heading to the retreat this year?  Check out this year’s draft retreat schedule!

April 4, 2014 – Pre-Retreat Booksigning

Turn the Page Bookstore will host its annual WRW pre-retreat signing on Friday, April 4th, 2014, from 11:30 – 1:30. Come and meet some of your favorite authors in person […]

Tips for Selecting a Catchy Title for Your Book

By Kristi Bernard When we look at book titles online, at the library or our favorite bookstore, we may look for a title that has mystery, humor, or has a […]

43 Hot Grammar Tips for 2014

By Nikki Corbett 1. Awhile=adverb: She stopped there awhile. A while=noun phrase that follows for: He thought for a while before answering. 2. Nouns can sometimes function as an adjective […]

Why All Writers Should Attend a Writing Conference

By Kristen Lamb   Writing conferences are extraordinarily valuable. We work in a creative field and sure, we can sit at a keyboard and write a book. But, without training […]