Writing the Jigsaw Puzzle

By Shelly Ellis I have a confession to make and it’s a secret I’ve kept from all my editors: I’m not a linear writer. What does that mean? Well, basically, […]

Shh! The Seductive Secrets of Hot Urban Fantasy Writers

By Madeline Iva Kim Harrison, Jeaniene Frost, Pamela Palmer, and Vicki Pettersson– four sirens of the urban fantasy landscape hung out with me at The Virginia Festival of the Book […]

Time to Renew!

It’s time to renew your membership!  Between June 1 and July 31, the cost is discounted at $35.  From August 1 on, the cost is $45. Renewals are easy and […]

Social Media News for Writers

By Alma Katsu This is the new column, designed to bring you news about developments in social media that might be of interest to writers. In my other life, the […]

WRW Members Celebrate

  Karna Small Bodman is making several appearances this month including: May 17 – Evening speech for Reston Republican Club and May 18 – Noon speech as “Featured Author” at […]

June 8, 2013 – Lions and Tigers and Bears

Join us on Saturday, June 8, 2013,  at the Ballston Conference Center in Arlington, VA, when we explore the lions, tigers, and bears for authors of  self publishing, social media, and intellectual property.  […]

Seven Amazon Tools To Help Market Your Book Like A Professional

By Joseph C Kunz, Jr As an author and self-publisher it is absolutely essential that you have a presence on Amazon. And luckily for us, Amazon provides many powerful ways […]

Nine Tips for Getting More Done in Limited Time

By Colleen Trombley-VanHoogstraat We are a busy bunch in this culture of ours, wouldn’t you say? Personally speaking, I liken it to having many plates spinning and wearing several different […]

Announcing the 2013 Marlene Contest Winners

The winners and finalists of the 2013 Marlene Contest are: Historical Judge: Leah Hultenschmidt, Sourcebooks Critique Author: Kieran Kramer Winner – Suzanne Turner, The Lost Chord (full manuscript requested) 1st […]

Ready to Meet and Greet?

Ready to Meet and Greet? Words of Wisdom from Barbara Vey By Madeline Iva Hi, friends! Barbara Vey spoke to Virginia Romance Writers last December and had some great wisdom […]