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2020 Indie Master Class

RAMP Presents: Penny Reid and Kennedy Ryan!


The RAMP 2020 Indie Master Class will take place during RWA's Annual Conference in San Francisco, July 29-August 1. Over the course of two intensive sessions, RAMP mentees will be invited to learn from Penny Reid and Kennedy Ryan, two of indie publishing's brightest stars. Check back for a full class description and schedule. 
Penny Reid Author Photo

About Penny Reid

Penny Reid is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best Selling Author of the Winston Brothers, Knitting in the City, Rugby, and Hypothesis series. She used to spend her days writing federal grant proposals as a biomedical researcher, but now she just writes books. She’s also a full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer, general crafter, and thought ninja.
Kennedy Ryan Author Photo

About Kennedy Ryan

A RITA® Award Winner and USA Today Bestseller, Kennedy Ryan writes for women from all walks of life, empowering them and placing them firmly at the center of each story and in charge of their own destinies. Her heroes respect, cherish and lose their minds for the women who capture their hearts.

Kennedy and her writings have been featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour and many others. She has always leveraged her journalism background to write for charity and non-profit organizations, but has a special passion for raising Autism awareness.The co-founder of LIFT 4 Autism, an annual charitable book auction, she has appeared on Headline News, Montel Williams, NPR and other media outlets as an advocate for ASD families. She is a wife to her lifetime lover and mother to an extraordinary son. 

Forum Programming


While RAMP is live, from January to July 2020, RWA will host educational programming and topical discussions in the RWA Discussions forum. All RWA members will have access to these events. Check back as we fill out the schedule!