Contemporary Romance: The 411 on Writing Best-Selling Category and Single Title Romance

Washington Romance Writers (WRW) is pleased to present a day-long session on writing, selling, and getting to the heart of what works in category and contemporary romances on Sept. 7 […]

WRW Members Speaking at American Women Writers National Museum in September

The American Women Writers National Museum is hosting a panel on “The Business of Romance” on Thursday, September 19, noon-1 p.m.  The event takes place in the McLendon Room of the National […]

Book Marketing Using Social Media for the Emerging Author

By William Macdonald Most authors have traditionally used offline strategies to create buzz for their new book. These methods typically entail striving to gain coverage in the local press, sending […]

Using Character Sheets in Fiction Writing

By Dawn Arkin Writing fiction is a bit like baking a cake. You need the right ingredients in the right amounts, or it will turn out awful. For fiction, you […]

15 Time Management Tips for Writers

By Joan Whetzel Many writers find time management at least a minor issue, while for others it may be a major issue, especially those who can never seem to find […]

Seeking Workshop Proposals for 2013-2014

WRW is seeking proposals for presentations.  We’re looking for speakers in the areas of craft, career, self-publishing, research, marketing, and social media.  Other areas such as a spotlight on a […]

Celebrate With WRW Authors!

More great news from WRW authors in June! Denny S. Bryce is one of the 2013 Linda Howard Award of Excellence Finalists in the Contemporary Series category. Kerri Carpenter is […]

WRW Speaks with Alethea Kontis, Author of Enchanted

  By Miguelina Perez  WRW’s own Alethea Kontis’ father read to her every night when she was a baby, so it’s no surprise that she was reading by five and […]

Announcing WRW’s 2013-2014 Officers

WRW is delighted to announce our officers for 2013-2014.  They are:  Candy Lyons, President Julie Halperson, Vice President Lisa Fontaine, Treasurer Linda Heller, Secretary   The new officers step into their roles on […]

An Unholy Mess and Other Social Media Insights

By Alma Katsu Welcome to the second edition of this new column, designed to bring you news about developments in social media specifically for writers. And, let me remind you […]