About Our Chapter

About Indiana RWA
Indiana Romance Writers of America is chapter #15 of the Romance Writers of America® (RWA). Our Chapter was founded January 1, 1982, and incorporated in 1985. We are a professional organization dedicated to creating high-quality romance writing in all genres through education and networking among authors, editors, agents, and others in the publishing industry. Our mission is to educate and encourage authors at all levels in their pursuit of excellence in romance writing.

**2018 Program Schedule**
Visitors are welcome and may attend up to two meetings before joining. Many programs are recorded for member viewing and listening!
January 13, 2018 - Jerry Brawley: Author Tax Review
February 10, 2018 - Jamie Gunn (SourceYoga): Fall in Love with Yoga
March 10, 2018 - Ravenna Tate: Editing Checklist
April 14, 2018 - Anya Breton: Cover Art/Graphic Stock Photo Dos & Don'ts
May 12, 2018 - Gina Drayer: IGO Training/Marketing Roundtable
June 9, 2018 - Indy Pride Parade
July 14, 2018 - Brainstorming/Topic Free-For-All
August 11, 2018 - RWA Conference Review; Jayne Rylon: An Author's Take on Audiobooks
September 8, 2018 - BDSM Presentation
October 13, 2017 - IRWA Board Election; Cheryl Brooks: Blurbs
November 2018 - Bradford Woods Retreat (Dates TBA)

**Congratulations to our 2017 IGO Contest Winners**
Contemporary Romance: Cheryl Ford (Best of the Best winner)
Historical Romance: Terra Rogerson
Inspirational Romance: Amanda Wen
Paranormal Romance: Fenley Grant
Romantic Suspense: Barbara Forlenza
Young Adult Romance: Jenna Grinstead

Upcoming Meeting

Upcoming Meeting

Date: 1/13/2018

Time: Board Meeting 10:00am - 11:30am
Business Meeting 11:30am - 12:00pm
Social and Discussion Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Program: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Franklin Road Branch Library
5550 S. Franklin Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239
Topic: Author Tax Review with CPA Jerry Brawley

Questions? Contact IRWAPresident@gmail.com

Latest News

2018 IRWA Program Schedule
Every month IRWA has something to offer aspiring and published authors. Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month, January through October. November's meeting is held Sunday morning at the Bradford Woods Retreat.

The monthly board meeting begins at 10:00am and is open to all IRWA members
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For more information on our chapter, please contact Anya Breton at anya@anyabreton.com.