Many of you have asked why RWA is suddenly looking at which members should be allowed to vote. To keep it simple and straightforward, here is a comment from our treasurer followed by a few bullet points that should help clarify the issue: Due to abuse and negligence in the tax-exempt sector, the I
In addition to being President-Elect, I am the chairperson of the Membership Classification Team. As you’re probably aware, RWA’s Board of Directors (BOD) has been tackling some tough issues related to membership. The purpose of this article is to make you aware of the one question we’ve discussed a
Romance Writers of America (RWA), the trade association for aspiring and published romance fiction authors, will announce the winners for the 2014 RITA® and Golden Heart® Awards on July 26 from 8:00–10:00 p.m CT. The RITA—the highest award of
For the past several years, RWA's Boards of Directors have discussed membership issues. This year, because the IRS is taking a closer look at nonprofit organizations such as ours, the Board realizes that action on these issues should no longer be delayed indefinitely. There are, essentially, tw
MCRW is proud to announce that the 2014 Melody of Love contest is now open for entries. Contest entry fees are $22 for MCRW members, $27 for RWA members, and $32 for all others. Contest entry should consist of the first 25 pages of an unpublished romance or romantic elements manuscript.