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**Open to published and unpublished authors


July Contests


On the Far Side Contest
Sponsor: Fantasy, Futuristic, & Paranormal Chapter
Fee: $20 for members, $25 for non-members
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Entry: https://ffprwa.com/contests/on-the-far-side-contest/
Judges: First Round judged by minimum of 4 experienced author/readers; Category finalists judged by a panel of editor/agent/published author.
FMI: https://ffprwa.com/contests/on-the-far-side-contest/


August Contests


The Big Apple Contest
Sponsor: RWA/NYC
Fee: $20–30
Deadline: August 31, 2022 Entry: first chapter (up to 25 pages) of an unpublished manuscript Final Judge: Meghan Farrell, Managing Editor, Tule Publishing FMI, visit rwanyc.com/contest, or for questions, email bigapplecontest@gmail.com

 

Conferences

No conferences have been submitted at this time.


Online Workshops 

 

June Online Workshops

 

Website Tips and Tricks

Sponsor: Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
Fee: $30, non-HCRW members; $25, HCRW members
Date: June 1–29, 2022
Presenter: Barb Drozdowich

Putting Conflict on the Page

 Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers 
Fee: $15, A2P member; $30, non-member 
Date: June 1–30, 2022 (one month) 
Presenter: Melinda Curtis
FMI: https://a2psr.rwa.org/A2PSR/Events/A2PSR/Education/Education.aspx?CODE=A2PSR&hkey=831dbed9-2301-45ec-8c91-8abb2bfdb5bb or email workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com

Writing the Cozy Mystery

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $25, RWA members
Date: June 3–30, 2022
Presenter: Beth Daniels
FMI: http://RWAKissOfDeath.org/workshops

Facebook for Writers

 Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers 
Fee: $10, A2P member; $25, non-member
Date: June 6–17, 2022 (two weeks) 
Presenter: Terri Main
FMI, https://a2psr.rwa.org/A2PSR/Events/A2PSR/Education/Education.aspx?CODE=A2PSR&hkey=831dbed9-2301-45ec-8c91-8abb2bfdb5bb  or email workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com

The Art of Backstory (2- week Intensive)

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: $25, OIRW member; $35, non-member
Date: June 6–24, 2022
Presenter: Jacquelin Cangro
FMI: http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#JUN

Emotional Arch

 Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: $25, OIRW member; $35, non-member
Date: June 6–24, 2022
Presenter: Tere Michaels
FMI: http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#JUN

Twitter for Authors

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: $25, OIRW member; $35, non-member
Date: June 6–24, 2022
Presenter: Cassandra Carr
FMI: http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#JUN

 

July Online Workshops

 

Romancing the Holidays – Writing Holiday Romances that Sell 

Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers 
Fee: A2P Member $15| Non-Member $30 
Date: July 1–31, 2022 (one month)
Presenter: Rebekah R. Ganiere
FMI: https://a2psr.rwa.org/A2PSR/Events/A2PSR/Education/Education.aspx?CODE=A2PSR&hkey=831dbed9-2301-45ec-8c91-8abb2bfdb5bb  or email workshops.a2pwrwa@gmail.com

Character Driven Plotting (Which Also Works for Pantsers)

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $25, RWA members
Date: July 5–31, 2022
Presenter: Kim Lambert
FMI: RWAKissOfDeath.org/workshops

Finding Your Brand

 Sponsor: Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers 
Fee: A2P Member No Charge| Non-Member $10 
Date: July 16, 2022, 9 a.m. PT (approx. 90 minutes) 
Presenter: Beth Bolden
FMI: https://a2psr.rwa.org/A2PSR/Events/A2PSR/Education/Education.aspx?CODE=A2PSR&hkey=831dbed9-2301-45ec-8c91-8abb2bfdb5bb 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.