What’s In a Name?

By Miguelina Perez   A pen name, also known as a pseudonym, is often used by an author for numerous reasons all related to their writing career. Asking members of […]

Announcing the 2013 Marlene Contest Finalists

  Congratulations to all the finalists in the Washington Romance Writers’ 2013 Marlene Contest! The winners will be announced at the Washington Romance Writers Retreat in April. Click here for […]

Top 10 Reasons to Get Jazzed for this Year’s WRW Retreat

By Kerri Carpenter Boy, a year can certainly fly by fast. Seems like we were just at the 2012 WRW Retreat, discovering our new home at the Best Western Westminster […]

WRW Members Share the Love in February

  Karna Small Bodman delivered speeches for a book club, a cancer benefit, the DAR, a church group and Friends of the Library about her new thriller, Castle Bravo. JT […]

Why Book Editors Reject Fiction Proposals

By Adrienne DeWolfe   As a book writing coach, I answer that question a lot when folks want to know how to become an author. As strange as it may […]

National Book Festival: September 21-22, 2013

There’s news for you book-lovers out there:  the 13th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held on the National Mall between 9th and 14th Streets on Saturday, Sept. 21, […]

Nine Quick Tips for Being a Guest Blogger

  By Karen Cioffi If you’ve written a book, you know that marketing the book is more important and more difficult than actually writing it. And, an effective book and […]

Frederick Book Festival–May 18, 2013

WRW will host a tent at the first annual Frederick Book Festival at the Eventplex at the Frederick County Fairgrounds in Frederick, MD on Saturday, May 18, 2013.   The Frederick […]

A New Romance Writer’s Novel Checklist

  By Dawn Arkin Most new writers think writing a romance novel is the easiest way to break into the publishing world. All they have to do is write about […]

Write It Forward with Bob Mayer

  Washington Romance Writers are thrilled to host Bob Mayer for a two-day workshop that will change the way you look at your writing and how you accomplish your goals. […]