Sacramento Valley Rose

Welcome romance writers!

So glad to see you here and thank you for your interest in The Sacramento Valley Rose, chapter #52 of Romance Writers of America.

Our chapter is located in the Sacramento area of Northern California. Our goal is to educate and encourage all those interested in seriously pursuing a career in romance writing. Membership benefits include:

  • Monthly Meetings (includes a light breakfast/snack, coffee, and water)

  • Workshops

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Bi-Annual Writers' Retreats

  • Quarterly Chapter Newsletter

  • Industry Information

  • Discounts for our Special Events

Our workshops and meetings are focused on a variety of publishing aspects including craft, motivation, career, lifestyle, and business. Meetings are typically held on the 4th Saturday of every month (see below for our current schedule) and are open to members and guests*.


Unless otherwise noted:

SVR meetings are held at the: 

White Rock Community Clubhouse
10488 White Rock Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 96741

(click here for Google Maps)


Check in begins at 9:30; Business & program from 10a.m. – noon.


***2018 Program Schedule***

(for additional information on the meetings, click here)


Meeting cost: $20 for current SVR members; $30 for guests/non-members (unless otherwise noted)


November 17th:

Bestselling Author Tina Folsom

The state of Indie Publishing Today

Followed by SVR's annual holiday tea


December: No meeting. Happy holidays!


2019 Program Schedule

January 26th: Editing and Taro with Freelance Editor Elizabeth Kaufman

February 23rd: Sparkling Dialogue with Sheryl Lister

March 23rd: Writing Humor with Gail Carringer

April 27th: TBD

May 25th: Full Day Special Event Workshop with Jillian David (includes Fast Drafting and other topics)

June 22nd: TBD

July: No Meeting due to RWA in NYC

August: TBD

September: TBD

October: TBD

November: Holiday Tea; Speaker TBD

December: No Meeting due to the holidays


*Please note, guests/non-members are allowed to attend up to 2 meetings before being required to join. Membership in RWA National is a requirement for membership in SVR. You will need a myRWA profile in order to access all areas of this website and be included in our e-mail loop. To join, please click the “Chapter Membership” link on the top of this page.

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