RWA leaders are aware that many members believe that membership requirements were changed at the board’s most recent meeting in July. That is not the case. From RWA’s inception (as stated in the Articles of Incorporation, dated March 17, 1981), membership has been open to “all persons seriously purs
In light of the rumors, misconceptions, and questions regarding the recent contest changes, the Board offers the following statement to RWA members: We understand that the RITA Award and the Golden Heart Contest are of great importance to our members, but that does not mean we should make decisions
At the July 2012 board meeting, RWA's Board of Directors unanimously approved designating as PAN-eligible any member who has earned $5,000 in the form of earnings for a Self-Published novel or novella that meets the definition of Romance Fiction. The monetary threshold for eligibility recognizes
Congratulations on being selected as the 2012 RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award recipient! What does it mean to you to receive this award from RWA?
It means that all my hard work and efforts to constantl
HOT SHEET RWA BOARD MEETING July 22-23, 2012 Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA The RWA Board of Directors had a very productive meeting, which included discussion and motions on the following items: 1. In order to best serve RWA’s mission statement and purpose, the Board determined it is necessary to de