The Washington Romance Writers is a chapter of the Romance Writers of America (http://www.rwa.org/).  RWA is dedicated to advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers.  More than 10,000 romance writers and professionals in related industries around the world make up RWA’s membership.  RWA works through networking and advocacy and provides over 145 local, online, and specialty chapters.

Membership in RWA provides members with the Romance Writers’ Report, RWA’s monthly magazine, as well as eligibility to attend the annual conference, a 3-day event of more than 100 workshops where writers, agents, editors, and other professionals come together to learn and network.

RWA also sponsors the RITA Awards and the Golden Heart recognizing excellence in romance fiction for published and non-published authors.

Membership in RWA is a prerequisite for WRW membership.

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