About Our Chapter

About Dallas Area Romance Authors
Established in 1987, DARA - Chapter 56 of Romance Writers of America® - is a non-profit, voluntary association of writers dedicated to raising and maintaining quality in the romance genre and its sub-genres. DARA works to accomplish this through advocating high professional standards and through the dissemination of information on writing and the publishing industry.

DARA meets the 4th Saturday of every month January through October. The special holiday meeting is held the 1st Saturday of December.

Visitors are welcome, must be at least 18 years old, and may attend up to two meetings before joining DARA. A $10 visitor fee is payable at the door. To join DARA, you must be a member in good standing of RWA.

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Upcoming Meeting

Upcoming Meeting

Date: August 24, 2018
Time: Workshop: 9:30 a.m. 
Location: Collin College Courtyard Campus
Room 214
4800 Preston Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093
Topic: Join the Dallas Area Romance Authors as we host Diane Peterson and discuss Goodreads as a vital tool for authors. Goodreads is the largest online community of readers in the world. This workshop will empower authors to embrace their Goodreads presence and learn to deal with negativity. Five aspects of Goodreads to be discussed are: strengthening your author profile, interacting with readers, checking your book records, using promotional tools, and seeking help. Make Goodreads work for you!

Questions? Contact dallasarearomanceauthors@gmail.com

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2017 DARANews Articles
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For more information on our chapter, please contact Heather Long at heathervlong@gmail.com.