Cast Your Vote for WRW Officers for 2013-2014

  It’s April, and that means…tax day?  (Don’t remind me.)  Cherry blossoms?  (Past their peak now.)  WRW officer elections?  (Woohoo!) Cast your vote for WRW officers for 2013-2014.  The election is […]

WRW Authors Answer Your Questions at Westminster Library on April 21, 2013

  Are you curious about what goes into writing a romance novel? Do you want to learn more about the publishing industry? Do you just want to know why “Fifty […]

Gender and Romance – May 11, 2013 Meeting

Washington Romance Writers are thrilled to host Virginia Kantra for two thought-provoking workshops about gender and romance. Gender: Sex, Style and Substance:   Gender roles are changing in society and romance, […]

WRW Speaks with Kimberly Kincaid, Author of Love On The Line

By Miguelina Perez Washington Romance Writers member Kimberly Kincaid writes contemporary romance novels with a foodie twist. She believes in fiery yet flawed characters destined for a crash-course in falling […]

No Fooling, WRW Members Continue to Amaze

Congratulations to all the WRW members who celebrated in March. Ten New York Times Best-Selling authors appeared at Love Fest–a day of romance panels at Virginia Festival of the Book […]

Pre-Retreat Mega Booksigning at TTP

  Turn the Page Bookstore will host its annual WRW pre-retreat mega booksigning on Friday, April 19th from 11:30-2:00.  Scheduled to attend are Mary Burton, Mary Ellen Taylor, Shiloh Walker, Darynda Jones, Dorien […]

WRW Salutes Mary Jo Putney

  On March 6, Romance Writers of America announced that Mary Jo Putney was the recipient of the 2013 RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award.  One of RWA’s highest honors, […]

WRW’s 2013 RITA and Golden Heart Finalists

Congratulations to WRW’s 2013 RITA and Golden Heart finalists! RITA Finalist, Best First Book Firelight by Kristen Callihan RITA Finalist, Paranormal Romance Moonglow by Kristen Callihan RITA Finalist, Romantic Suspense […]

Learning From the Great Novels – One Hundred Years of Solitude

By Joan Verlezza Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ writing has the depth and force of childhood memories, your own. His endlessly captivating novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude shines with prose so […]

How to Open a Novel

By Arnold Snyder In working my way through the fiction slush pile at Vegas Lit (an imprint of Huntington Press), I began to notice that I was seeing essentially the […]