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About Iowa Romance Novelists
IRN (Iowa Romance Novelists) is the central Iowa Chapter of Romance Writers of America® (RWA) located in Des Moines, Iowa. Founded in 1993, IRN is the central Iowa chapter of Romance Writers of America®.


We are dedicated to promoting education, excellence, and innovation in a cooperative, friendly atmosphere of integrity, mutual respect, and personal responsibility. We are committed to the support and encouragement of our members, both published and unpublished as they pursue their writing goals.


Each month we have a program on a specific topic. Sometimes we have speakers; other times chapter members present programs, and occasionally we do field trips. The topic and the location are announced prior to the meeting date.

July - To Plot or Not to Plot By: Oscar Nailor
August - Joint Meeting with MO/NE
September - The Muddle in the Middle
October - Getting to "The End"
November - Revision
December - Finish Line! Annual Awards Event


10:00 AM - Chapter Business Meeting
11:00 AM - Critique
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Program
1:00 PM - Optional lunch at nearby restaurant for those who choose to go.


Facebook Page - http://facebook.com/iowa.novelists
IRN Blog - http://www.rwa.org/p/bl/et/blogid=249
Twitter - @IowaNovelists

Upcoming Meeting

Date: January 16th, 2016
Time: 10:00 – 1:00
Location: Johnston Public Library | 6700 Merle Hay Road | Johnston, Iowa 50131
Topic: Revision
Presented by: Kerry Feldman

Questions? Contact iowaromnovel@yahoo.com

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