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Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to advance the professional and common business interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy and by increasing public awareness of the romance genre.
RWA is committed to providing all of its members with an environment free from discrimination and harassment. RWA does not discriminate against or allow harassment of any member based on race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, ancestry, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law. In order to create a safe and respectful environment, discrimination and harassment of any sort is prohibited in RWA.

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RWA is proud to announce the third annual Pen to Paper: Guide to Romance Writing, a 10-month intensive program for unpublished writers who are interested in pursuing a career in writing romance.
Congratulations to the RWA members who hit the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and/or USA Today best-seller lists this week!
Want to help others on their writing journey? Pen to Paper: Guide to Romance Writing is an immersive ten-month collaborative learning experience with published authors guiding weekly small-group sessions with unpublished participants who want to take
RWA’s Pen to Paper: Guide to Writing Romance, is an immersive collaborative learning experience with new writers working together in small groups and in online sessions with published authors guiding the way. This intensive, hands-on progra
The Policy Advisory Committee is happy to announce that RWA signed the Legislative Proposals to Protect the Creative Professions and Mitigate Risk of Harm from Generative AI, August 10, 2023, along with twelve other creative organizations.

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