Chapter Events

Local RWA chapters offer a number of conferences, contests, and workshops. Listed below are the chapter contests and conferences scheduled for the coming months.


Email chapterevents@rwa.org to submit your event.

Disclaimer: RWA includes contests, conferences, and online workshops from fully affiliated RWA chapters in good standing on RWA’s Chapter Events page. RWA chapters are separate legal entities. The inclusion of an RWA chapter contest, conference, online workshop, and/or speaker on the RWA website does not constitute an endorsement or approval by RWA in any way.



Contests

*Open to published authors
**Open to published and unpublished authors


May Contests


The Carla Crown Jewel of Books
Sponsor: Mid-America Romance Authors
Fee: $25
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Entry: see website for entry information
Judges: Contest will have no more than five finalists from all categories.  First round will be judged by readers. Final judging will be judged by a bookseller.
FMI, https://www.mararwa.com/enter-carla-contest/

 

Conferences

No April conferences have been submitted at this time.

Online Workshops 

 

May Online Workshops


What’s Your Plan?
Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $20, RWA member
Date: May 2–13, 2022
Presenter: Jacki Renée
FMI, RWAKissOfDeath.org/workshops

Age of the Sail Part II
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May 2–27, 2022
Presenter: Cindy Vallar
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY

Overwriting, Oh No!
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May 2–27, 2022
Presenter: Elf Ahearn
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY

Take Your Characters from Flat to Fabulous
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May 2–27, 2022
Presenter: Cynthia Owens
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY

Using Emotion to make Villains/Antagonists Memorial
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May 2–27, 2022
Presenter: Mary Marvella
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY

Violence 101: How to Write About Violence with Authenticity and Responsibility
Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $25, RWA members
Date: May 2–27, 2022
Presenter: Martin Roy Hill
FMI, RWAKissOfDeath.org/workshops

Writing Conflict
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May 2 – 27, 2022
Presenter: Cassandra Carr
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY

Those Who Forget the Past: Using Backstory to Enhance Your Novel
Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $10, RWA members
Date: May 14, 2022 (90-minute virtual class; 7:00 a.m. Pacific, 9:00 a.m. Central, 10:00 a.m. Eastern)
Presenter: Cynthia Owens
FMI, RWAKissOfDeath.org/workshops

One Hour Zoom Meeting - Victorian Dress
Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
Date: May TBD 2022
Presenter: Val Fassnight
FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAY


To have your chapter's contest, conference, or online workshop included in the RWR and on this web page, please send the pertinent information (following the format above) to chapterevents@rwa.org

Disclaimer: RWA includes contests, conferences, and online workshops from fully affiliated RWA chapters in good standing on RWA’s Chapter Events page. RWA chapters are separate legal entities. The inclusion of an RWA chapter contest, conference, online workshop, and/or speaker on the RWA website does not constitute an endorsement or approval by RWA in any way.

A2P - New Beginnings, Left Turns

Begin Date: 05/01/2022
End Date: 05/31/2022
Location:
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Presented by: Kathryn Jane

 

HCRW - Website Tips and Tricks

Begin Date: 06/01/2022
End Date: 06/29/2022
Location:
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Website Tips & Tricks: 15 Lessons to Supercharge Your Author Website -You’ve finally figured out how to create a website to promote your book—great! But once you set it up, how will people find you? What are readers looking for anyway? How do you figure o