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**Open to published and unpublished authors

 

January Contests

 

The Rudy Contest 2023

Sponsor: Chesapeake Romance Writers
Fee: $20
Deadline: January 1st
Eligibility: story must be unpublished and include a romantic element/HEA (published/unpublished authors welcome)
Entry: first 20 pages + one-page synopsis
Categories: Historical, Paranormal+, Contemporary, Erotic, Suspense
Judges: 1st round peer judging, 2nd round industry professionals
FMI: https://www.chesapeakeromancewriters.com/

 

Conferences

No conferences have been submitted at this time.

 

Online Workshops 

 

January Online Workshops

 

Scene-by-Scene Writing

Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers
Fee: A2P Member, $15; Non-Member, $30
Date: January 2 - 31, 6 - 17, 2022 (one month)
Presenter: Sally J. Walker
FMI: https://agedtoperfectionromancewriters.com/workshops/ or email: workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com


Creating a Living Setting

Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers
Fee: A2P Member, $5; Non-Member, $10
Date: January 21, 2023, Saturday, 9 AM PST
Presenter: Jeannie Moon
FMI: https://agedtoperfectionromancewriters.com/workshops/ or email: workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com

 

 

February Online Workshops

 

Those Who Forget the Past: Using Backstory to Enhance Your Novel
Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers
Fee: A2P Member $20 | Non-Member $30
Date: February 1 - 28, 2023 (one month)
Presenter: Cynthia Owens
FMI: https://agedtoperfectionromancewriters.com/workshops/ or email: workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com

Conflict for Everyone in Your Book
Sponsor: Coeur du Bois - RWA
Fee: CBC-RWA Member $0 | Non-Member $10
Date: February 4, 2023, Saturday, 12:30 PM - 2 PM MT
Presenter: Laurie Schnebly Campbell
FMI: https://cbcrwa.com/meetings-events/

Writing the Federal Agent
Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers
Fee: A2P Member $5 | Non-Member $10
Date: February 4, 2023 Saturday, 9AM PST
Presenter: John Bokal with Jennifer Bokal
FMI: https://agedtoperfectionromancewriters.com/workshops/ or email: workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com


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.