2018 WRW Retreat

IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS Dates: April 20-22, 2018 Location: Best Western Westminster Hotel & Conference Center 451 WMC Drive Westminster, MD 21158 Cost: WRW Members: Registration opens January 27, […]

2/10/18 – Damon Suede Speaks on Character and Dialogue

Join WRW on Saturday, February 10, 2018, as we welcome Damon Suede to speak about Character and Dialogue. Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda 1 Bethesda Metro Center Bethesda, Maryland 20814 Hotel Faces Wisconsin […]

Meeting on January 13, 2018 – Robin Kaye

Join WRW on Saturday, January 13, 2018, when we welcome USA Today bestselling author Robin Kaye. LOCATION: Shirlington Branch of the Arlington Public Library 4200 Campbell Ave. Arlington, Virginia 22206 […]

Marlene Contest on Hiatus in 2018

The Marlene Contest is undergoing revision so there will be no competition in 2018.  Look for the revamped 2019 contest in the fall of 2018.

November 11, 2017 Meeting

Join WRW for our meeting on Saturday, November 11, 2017.  In honor of Veterans’ Day, the program features a military panel in the morning followed by an afternoon session on how […]

November 4, 2017 — Basics of the Romance Fiction Genre

The Loudoun County Public Library presents a free talk. Basics of the Romance Fiction Genre Saturday, November 04, 2017 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Loudoun County Public Library Gum Spring […]

Archetypes and Storybeats: The Virgin’s Promise

In last week’s blog, I discussed the Hero’s journey and the nexus between certain character archetypes that are so well-recognized that they come ready-made with their own set of story […]

2017 Fall Book Festivals

  National Book Festival – Saturday, September 2, 2017, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Follow the excitement via the hashtag #NatBookFest.   Fredericksburg Book Festival – Saturday, September […]

Hearts to You — The 2017 Readers, Bloggers, and Librarians Luncheon

  Hearts to You is the Washington Romance Writers event that toasts our Readers, Bloggers, Librarians, and Lovers of Romance. We could not do what we do without you! Come join […]

2017 Scavenger Hunt at RWA Literacy Signing

The Washington Romance Writers is hosting a Scavenger Hunt of our authors participating in the Romance Writers of America Literacy Signing on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Location: Walt Disney World […]