Chapter Events and Contests

Local RWA chapters offer a number of conferences, contests, and workshops. Listed below are the chapter contests and conferences scheduled for the coming months.

Please submit all contest, conference, and workshop announcements to chapterevents@rwa.org. A response WILL be sent via return mail. If you haven't received a response in 48 hours, please follow up. Thank you!

Deadline and format instructions are provided at the end of the column below. Please also send notification of broken or incorrect links to chapterevents@rwa.org. Thank you! 

Updated 1/23/2017

    Contests


    *Open to published authors
    **Open to published and unpublished authors  

    January Contests

    **2017 California Hooker Contest

    Sponsor: Southern California RWA Chapters
    Fee: $10.00
    Deadline: January 31, 2017
    Entry: all electronic. Entry should consist of the first three pages of an unpublished manuscript.
    Judges: PAN and PRO members.
    Final Judges: agents and editors.
    FMI, entry form, and official rules, visit http://caldreaminwriters.com/.

    The Catherine

    Sponsor: Toronto Romance Writers
    Fee: $25 Members | $30 Non-Members
    Deadline: January 31, 2017
    Eligibility: Unpublished
    Entry: 30 pages not to exceed 7500 words including synopsis, synopsis not to exceed 5 pages
    Categories: Contemporary - Contemporary Short - Erotic Romance - Historical - Romantic Suspense - Paranormal, Fantasy, Futuristic Romance - Young Adult - Mainstream with Strong Romantic Elements.
    Judges: All Preliminary Round judges are trained, Finalist round will be judged by an editor and an agent,
    Final Judges: Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary Agency will judge the Gold Ticket Round.
    Top Prize: First place winner in each category will receive a critique by a published author before the Gold Ticket Round; 3-Month Mentorship with Molly O'Keefe or Eve Silver for Winner and Runner-Up of the Gold Ticket  Round.
    FMI, http://torontoromancewriters.com/enter/contest/ AND http://torontoromancewriters.com/enter/what-you-can-win/ OR email contest@torontoromancewriters.com

    February Contests

    **2017 Great Beginnings Contest

    Sponsor: Utah Chapter Romance Writers
    Fee: URWA Members $10 / Non-members $15
    Deadline: February 14, 2017
    Eligibility: Contest is open to published and unpublished authors. Published authors may submit only unpublished, uncontracted manuscripts that will remain unpublished until the contest has concluded.
    Entry: All electronic. Enter the opening five (5) pages of your romance novel (projected length of at least 50,000 words). Submit as many different entries as you wish.
    Judges: Every entry will be judged 3 times by trained judges and at least once by a PAN member.
    Categories and Final Judges: Historical – Nicole Resciniti, Agent, The Seymour Agency; Paranormal – Lane Heymont, Senior agent, The Tobias Literary Agency; Romantic Suspense and Contemporary – TBA.
    FMI, visit http://www.utahrwa.com/gbcontest.html or email Jennifer Beckstrand, contest coordinator, at jgbeckstrand@gmail.com

    *The Carolyn Readers Choice Award

    Sponsor: North Texas RWA
    Fees: $20–25.00
    Deadline: February 14, 2017
    Entry: PDF only; publication 2016.
    Judges: readers only.
    Prizes: shared ad for cover, website icon.
    FMI, www.NTRWA.org.

    March Contests

    *17th Annual FHL Reader’s Choice Award (Formerly the IRCA)

    Sponsor: Faith, Hope and Love Chapter
    Fee: $20 FHL Members, $25 Non-members
    Deadline: March 1, 2017
    Eligibility: Christian fiction books with a 2016 copyright.
    Entry: Four new autographed copies of each entry.
    Categories: Long Contemporary, Short Contemporary, Long Historical, Short Historical, Women’s Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Novella.
    Judges: Readers of Christian fiction.
    Top Prize: Winner in each category receives an engraved box.
    FMI, http://www.faithhopelove-rwa.org/fhlrca-contest/ or contest coordinator Nancy J. Farrier, nancyjfarrier@gmail.com. 

    *The Athena Contest for Excellence in Young Adult & New Adult Fiction

    Sponsor: YARWA
    Fee: $30 YARWA members/$40 non-members
    Deadline: March 1, 2017
    Eligibility: YA and NA novels & novellas published in 2016.
    Entry: 5 hard copies or 1 PDF copy.
    Categories: Contemporary, Historical, Paranormal, Speculative, New Adult, Novella.
    Judges: Readers, Authors, Librarians, Bloggers.
    Final Judges: Librarians, Bloggers.
    Top Prize: Pin, Plaque, Website Icon.
    FMI, go to http://yarwa.com/yarwa-published-author-contest/ or email YARWAPubContest@gmail.com. 

    Fabulous Five Contest 2017

    Sponsor: WisRWA (Wisconsin Romance Writers)
    Fee: $18 WisRWA members; $25 Non WisRWA members
    Deadline: received by March 1, 2016
    Eligibility: Unpublished or self published.
    Enter: First 2500 words of ms. No synopsis. Electronic entries only.
    Judges: Trained, published & unpublished.
    Categories and Final Judges: Contemporary – Meghan Ferrell, Tule Publishing, and Rachel Burkot, Holloway Literary Agency; Historical – Lexi Smail, Grand Central Publishing, and Lisa Rodgers, JABberwocky Literary Agency; Inspirational – Shana Asaro, Harlequin Love Inspired, and Jessica Kirkland, Blythe Daniels Agency; Paranormal – Theresa Cole, Entangled Publishing, and Tricia Skinner, Fuse Literary Agency; Romantic Suspense – Tara Gavin, Kensington Publishing Corp, and Jennifer March Soloway, Andrea Brown Literary Agency; Women’s Fiction – Caitlin Dareff, St. Martin’s Press, and Sarah Phair, Trident Media Group; Young Adult/New Adult – Mekisha Telfer, Simon and Schuster, and Shannon Powers, McIntosh and Otis.
    Top Prize: Silver Quill Award to top entry in each category, finalists announced in RWR.
    FMI, visit the WisRWA website (www.wisrwa.org) for Fab 5 contest for rules, entry form, and sample scoresheet. Email contest coordinator Molly Maka at fabfivecontest@gmail.com for questions not answered from website information. 

    *2017 PRISM Contest for Published Paranormal Romance

    Sponsor: Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal RWA
    Fee: $30–40.00
    Deadline: March 10, 2017
    Eligibility: Traditionally published and self-published paranormal romances with a copyright date of 2016.
    Entry: Print and Ebook submissions accepted.
    Judges: Published/Unpublished Authors and Romance Readers of FF&P Romance.
    Top Prize: FF&P Prism statue.
    FMI, visit http://www.romance-ffp.com/prism-contest-published/. 

    The 2017 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense for Unpublished Writers

    Sponsor: Kiss of Death Chapter RWA
    Fee: $15–30.00
    Deadline: March 15, 2017
    Entry: Prologue/first chapter up to 5,000 words. All electronic entry.
    Final Judges: See website.
    FMI, www.rwamysterysuspense.org or email Brooke Wills at daphnecontest@gmail.com. 

    *The 2017 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense for Published Authors

    Sponsor: Kiss of Death Chapter RWA
    Fee: $30.00
    Deadline: March 15, 2017
    Entry: 2016 copyrighted mystery or romantic suspense.
    FMI, www.rwamysterysuspense.org or email Brooke Wills at daphnecontest@gmail.com. 

    **2017 Fire & Ice Contest

    Sponsor: Chicago-North Romance Writers of America
    Fee: $25 for RWA members, $30 for non-members
    Deadline: March 17, 2017
    Eligibility: Open to published and unpublished authors. Unpublished authors may enter any category. Published authors may enter a category not contracted for in novel-length fiction of 20,000 words or more within five years of the contest deadline. Chicago-North members are not eligible to enter.
    Entry: First 3,000 words of novel-length fiction 20,000 words or more. Optional query may be included but will not be judged.
    Judges: Three first-round judges including at least one published author. Lowest score will be dropped.
    Categories and Final Judges: Three finalists from each category will be judged by one editor and one agent in the final round. Contemporary Long – Stephanie Doig (Carina Press) and MacKenzie Fraser-Bub (Fraser-Bub Literary) ; Contemporary Short – Carly Silver (Harlequin) and Jessica Alvarez (Bookends Literary Agency); Historical – Nicole Fischer (Avon/HarperCollins) and Courtney Miller-Callihan (Handspun Literary); Young Adult – Erin Molta (Entangled Publishing) and Carrie Pestritto (Prospect Agency); Wildcard – Norma Perez-Hernandez (Kensington Publishing) and Jessica Watterson (Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency).
    Top Prize: Winner in each category receives $30.
    FMI, please visit the Fire & Ice website for contest rules and additional information. http://chicagonorthrwa.org/fire-and-ice-contest/. 

    Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest

    Sponsor: NEORWA (Northeast Ohio RWA)
    Fee: $25.00
    Deadline: March 31, 2017
    Entry: First chapter up to 5,000 words for all categories except novella category (first chapter up to 3,000 words).
    Judges: Experienced published and unpublished authors.
    Final Judges: Three industry professionals.
    Top prize: Refund of entry fee, a winner certificate, and a contest winner logo graphic.
    FMI, visit http://www.neorwa.com/contest/. 

    *National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award

    Sponsor: First Coast Romance Writers
    Fee: $25.00
    Deadline: March 31, 2017
    Entry: Four copies of your book with a copyright date and for sale in the United States in 2016.
    Judges: Romance Readers.
    Final Judges: Librarians, bloggers, booksellers.
    FMI, visit http://www.firstcoastromancewriters.com/national-excellence-in-romance-fiction-award/

    **Romance Through the Ages

    Sponsor: Hearts Through History
    Fee: $20 and $25.00
    Deadline: March 31, 2017
    Eligibility: Open to published and unpublished authors.
    Entry: First 25 pages and (optional) two-page synopsis. Historical Works of Erotica, LGBT, Novella and Young and New Adult will be accepted in all five categories.
    Categories and Final Judges: Ancient/Medieval/Renaissance –Alethea Spiridon, Entangled; Colonial/Civil War/Western –Janet Clementz, Soulmate Publishing; Georgiana/Regency/Victorian –Deborah Nemeth, Carina Press; Post Victorian–World War II –Laura Bradford, Bradford Agency; Time Travel/Paranormal – Rhonda Pender, The Wild Rose Press; Legends Award - A Man for all Reasons –Junessa Viloria, Penguin Random House.
    Top Prize: $50 cash for all first place winners.
    FMI, visit http://www.heartsthroughhistory.com/contest-entry/ or contact RTTA Contest Coordinator Lea Goad rtta@heartsthroughhistory.com

    *Rosemary Award for Unpublished Manuscripts

    Sponsor: Young Adult Romance Writers of America
    Fee: $15 members/$25 non-members. Payment via PayPal only (available starting March 1st, when the contest opens)
    Deadline: Entries accepted March 1 to April 1, 2017 (deadline changed)
    Eligibility: All authors, regardless of publishing status, are welcome to enter this contest. All authors must be at least 18 years of age. Submitted manuscripts must be new, original YA or NA fiction that has not been published, self-published, or contracted to be published. Manuscripts must have a word count of at least 40,000 words.
    Entry: First 25 pages of manuscript.
    Categories: YA Contemporary, YA Historical, YA Paranormal, YA Speculative, New Adult
    Judges: First-round judging will be done by three trained judges.
    Final Judges: Will include at least one editor and one agent in each category.
    Top Prize: All finalists will receive a website badge, finalists listing in RWR, and a free YARWA class of their choice. All winners and finalists will be announced on the YARWA website.
    FMI, http://yarwa.com/contest-2017/.

    Conferences

    February Conferences and Workshops

    SOLA Writers’ Retreat

    Sponsor: SOLA
    Location: The Southern Hotel, Covington, Louisiana
    Fee: $45.00
    Date: February 4, 2017, 8:30 – 4:00
    Event Features: Meant to inspire, the event will feature some inspirational talks, lots of writing time, wonderful food, and a beautiful, evocative environment. The Southern Hotel is a great supporter of the arts, and registrants are welcome to use the public space in the hotel for impromptu plotting, brainstorming sessions, quiet reflection, or furious writing. Cost is $45 for the day. A book signing is planned for the evening and is open to registrants subject to available space.
    FMI, visit www.solawriters.org.

    March Conference

    California Dreamin’ Writers Conference

    Sponsor: EVA, LARA, OCC-RWA, RWASD
    Location: Embassy Suites, Brea, California
    Date: March 24–26, 2017
    Event Features: Keynote speakers Robyn Carr & Sarah MacLean. Special add-on workshop with Debra Dixon on GMC & The Hero’s Journey. Many workshops, editor and agent appointments, and a reader event and book signing. For a complete list of signing authors please visit https://caldreaminwriters.com/readers/.
    FMI, visit https://caldreaminwriters.com/.

    April Conferences and Workshops

    North Texas Two Step

    Sponsor: North Texas RWA
    Location: Grapevine, Texas
    Fee: $50–$80.00
    Date: April 1, 2017
    Presenter: Tami Cowden
    Topic: Archetypes: Heroes, Heroines & Villains.
    Workshop Features: Hands-on training with the author of 16 Archetypes.
    FMI, http://www.ntrwa.org/texastwostepconference.aspx

    Mini Con Featuring Damon Suede

    Sponsor: The Connecticut Chapter of Romance Writers of America
    Location: Norwalk Inn and Conference Center, Norwalk, CT
    Fee: CTRWA members $75 | Non-members $90
    Date: April 1–2, 2017
    FMI, visit http://www.ctrwa.org/april-2017-mini-con.html for program details, and register at https://www.rwa.org/e/in/eid=582.

    2017 Write Business Conference, Writers On The Lamb

    Sponsor: Indiana RWA
    Location: Indianapolis Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Fee: $65 per person
    Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
    Speakers: Warrior Writer Blogger and WANA founder Kristen Lamb
    Conference Features: All-day conference that includes lunch, afternoon snack, and conference bag. Speaker booksigning to follow.
    FMI, IRWA Write Business Conference 2017 : IRWA 2017 Write Business Conference.

    April All-Day Workshop Featuring Becca Puglisi, Co-author of The Emotion, Trait, & Setting Thesaurus Series

    Sponsor: Dallas Area Romance Authors
    Location: Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX
    Fee: Before 2/15/2017, $95.00 DARA, NTRWA, Yellow Rose members/ $105.00 everyone else; after 2/15/2017: $120.00 all members/everyone else.
    Date: April 22, 2017, 9:00am–5:00 pm
    Presenter: Becca Puglisi
    Topics: Session 1 – Larger-Than-Life Characters: Building a Hero from the Ground Up; Session 2 – Show, Don’t Tell: Sharing Characterization & Emotions Without Telling or Info Dumps
    Workshop Features: Lunch included between sessions, raffle.
    FMI, https://www.rwa.org/p/cm/ld/fid=2171.

    April All-Day Workshop Featuring Laurie Schnebly Campbell

    Sponsor: Georgia Romance Writers
    Location: Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria, Atlanta, Georgia
    Fee: Before 1/1/2017, $75.00 GRW members/$85.00 everyone else; after 1/1/2017: $85.00 GRW members/$95.00 everyone else.
    Date: April 22, 2017, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Presenter: Laurie Schnebly Campbell.
    Topics: Revision Hel-No, Heaven; Plotting Via Motivation; From Plot to Finish; Block-Busting: Putting the Joy Back in Writing.
    Workshop Features: Breakfast. Lunch, Workshops.
    FMI, contact Tanya Agler at grwvpprograms@gmail.com; website info at http://www.georgiaromancewriters.org/registration/workshop-2017.php

    Online Workshops

    January Online Workshops

    Hook ’Em Hard

    Sponsor: RWA San Diego
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: January 30–February 10, 2017
    Presenter: Melissa Cutler. FMI, http://rwasd.com/classes.

    For the Discouraged Writer: Rekindling the Passion in Your Writing

    Sponsor: Passionate Ink
    Fee: $18.75 PI Members | $22.50 RWA Members | $25.00 Non-members
    Date: January 30–February 24, 2017
    Presenter: Red L. Jameson. FMI, www.PassionateInk.org/Workshops.

    Novel in a Month

    Sponsor: LARA RWA
    Fee: $30 (nonmembers) $25 (members)
    Date: January 30–February 24, 2017
    Presenter: Peter Andrews. FMI, http://www.lararwa.com/laras-online-classes/.

    Advanced Concepts Thru Genre Film

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $100 CRW Members / $120 RWA Members / $150 Non-RWA Members for 3-month course
    Date: January 30–April 22, 2017
    Presenter: Sally Walker. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Contraception, Pregnancy and Childbirth in History

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $25 (nonmembers) $20 (members)
    Date: January 31–February 25, 2017
    Presenter: Georgie Lee. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/all-workshops/. 

    Crafting Memorable Dialogue

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $25 (nonmembers) $20 (members)
    Date: January 31–February 25, 2017
    Presenter: Joni Fischer. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/all-workshops/. 

    Crisis, Climax Resolution: Writing to the End

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $25 (nonmembers) $20 (members)
    Date: January 31–February 25, 2017
    Presenter: Robin Matheson. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/all-workshops/

    What is a Tweet and Why Should I Care?

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $25 (nonmembers) $20 (members)
    Date: January 31–February 25, 2017
    Presenter: Jessie Cleaver. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/all-workshops/. 

    February Online Workshops

    Synopsis Writing Bootcamp (Limited to 10 students)

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $50 | Non-Member $55
    Dates: February 1–15, 2017
    Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB6

    Pitches & Blurbs and Tag Lines

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: February 1–17, 2017
    Presenter: Linnea Sinclair. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Goodreads is for Authors

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Dates: February 1–27, 2017
    Presenter: Diane Peterson. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB10

    Writing the Young Adult Novel

    Sponsor: Southern Tier Authors of Romance
    Fee: $25–30.00
    Date: February 1–27, 2017
    Presenter: Catherine Chant. FMI, http://starrwa.org/on-line-workshops/

    Arcane Healing Arts for Your Character

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Date: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Cynthia Carver/Renee Pellegrino. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB11. 

    Author Branding

    Sponsor: Utah Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
    Date: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Lana Pattinson. FMI, http://www.utahrwa.com/URWAWorkshopRegistration.htm.

    Bookkeeping for Writers

    Sponsor: Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
    Fee: $25 non-members/$20 HCRW and CRW members
    Date: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Pepper O’Neal. FMI, http://www.heartofcarolina.org/calendar.

    Decoding Dialogue

    Sponsor: Celtic Hearts Romance Writers
    Fee: $15 - CHRWA members $25 - Non Members
    Date: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Pam McCutcheon. FMI, VP.Programs@celtichearts.org or visit https://www.rwa.org/e/in/eid=615.

    Get Grammar and Style

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Dates: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Kat Duncan. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB8

    Plotting From Character

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Dates: February 1–28, 2017
    Presenter: Shannon Donnelly. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB7

    Writing Erotic Romances and Erotica

    Sponsor: Maryland Romance Writers
    Date: February 1–28, 2017
    Fee: $20 members; $30 non-members
    Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.marylandromancewriters.com/writing-erotic-romances-and-erotica/

    What is a Tweet and Why Should I Care? Diving Deep into Social Marketing

    Sponsor: Utah Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
    Date: February 2–28, 2017
    Presenter: Jessie Clever. FMI, http://www.utahrwa.com/URWAWorkshopRegistration.htm.

    Writing & Resistance: Overcoming Our Blocks to Success

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: February 5–19, 2017
    Presenter: Mindy Hardwick. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Turn Your Author Blog into a Powerful Marketing Tool

    Sponsor: LARA RWA
    Fee: $25 (nonmembers) $20 (members)
    Date: February 6–19, 2017
    Presenter: Stacy Juba. FMI, http://www.lararwa.com/laras-online-classes/.

    Gambling for Writers

    Sponsor: Las Vegas Romance Writers
    Fee: LVRW Members - $10; Non-LVRW Members - $15
    Date: February 6–24, 2017
    Presenter: Elizabeth Spaur, President LVRW. FMI, http://www.lvrwa.org

    How to Write Humorous Characters

    Sponsor: Yosemite Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 YRW members/ $25 non-members
    Date: February 6–March 3, 2017
    Presenter: Ally Broadfield. FMI, http://www.yosemiteromancewriters.com/#!workshops/cctds

    Scrivener for L-PLATERS

    Sponsor: FTHRW
    Fee: $25.00
    Date: February 6–March 3, 2017
    Presenter: Alison Stuart. FMI, http://fthrw.com/online-workshops.

    Write in Passive Voice and Be Passed Over by a Publisher

    Sponsor: RWA Online Chapter
    Fee: $15.00
    Date: February 6–March 3, 2017
    Presenter: MM Pollard. FMI, http://rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm.

    Clarify Your Writing Using Deep POV

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25/ Non-Member $35
    Date: February 7–March 2, 2017
    Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#FEB9

    Social Media

    Sponsor: OCC RWA
    Fee: $20 OCC Members; $30 Non-Members
    Date: February 13–March 10, 2017
    Presenter: Elena Dillon. FMI, http://occrwa.org/classes/

    Alphas: Leaders of the Pack

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: February 28–March 25, 2017
    Presenter: Robin Matheson. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    March Online Workshops

    Pissing Off Editors, or How Not to Get Published

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: March 1–17, 2017
    Presenter: Linnea Sinclair. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Effective Punctuation in Popular Fiction

    Sponsor: Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
    Fee: $25 non-members/$20HCRW and CRW members
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Sarah Winn. FMI, http://www.heartofcarolina.org/calendar. 

    Facebook—It’s Not Just for Cat Videos

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Casey Clipper. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR3

    Leaping Over Stumbling Blocks

    Sponsor: Utah Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 Members / $25 Non-Members
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Sherry Lewis, FMI, http://www.utahrwa.com/URWAWorkshopRegistration.htm

    Scrivener Scene by Scene

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $30
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Ines Johnson. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR1

    Sex, Drugs and Booze, What Writers Get Wrong

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $35 | Non-Member $40
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Sacha Illyvich. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR5

    What’s a Tweet and Why Should I Care? Diving Deep Into Social Marketing

    Sponsor: Maryland Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 members; $30 non-members
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Jessie Clever. FMI, http://www.marylandromancewriters.com/whats-a-tweet-and-why-should-i-care-diving-deep-into-social-marketing/

    Writing the Continuing Series or Trilogy

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Date: March 1–31, 2017
    Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR2

    Scrivener Scene by Scene

    Sponsor: RWA San Diego
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: March 6–17, 2017
    Presenter: Ines Johnson. FMI, http://rwasd.com/classes.

    Writing from the Male POV

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: March 6–18, 2017
    Presenter: Sascha Illyvich. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/2017-online-courses/#MAR

    Story Clinic

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: March 6–25, 2017
    Presenter: PJ Andrew. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/2017-online-courses/#MAR

    The Road to Publication: Queries, Synopses and More!

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: March 6–30, 2017
    Presenter: Chanel Cleeton. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Characterization and Plotting: Weaving Them Together to Make Your Story Come Alive

    Sponsor: Las Vegas Romance Writers
    Fee: LVRW Members - $20; Non-Members $25
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Tambra Nicole Kendall. FMI, http://lvrwa.org/online-classes/

    Crafting the Short Story and Novella

    Sponsor: LRWA
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://lowcountryrwa.com/workshops/2017-online-courses/#MAR

    Hardwired for Hot

    Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
    Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Merien Grey. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

    Pacing Pride vs Pace Robbers

    Sponsor: FTHRW
    Fee: $25.00
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Kat Duncan. FMI, http://fthrw.com/online-workshops.

    Serializing: Using the Structure of Episodic Television

    Sponsor: Yosemite Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 YRW members/ $25 non-members
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Ines Johnson. FMI, http://www.yosemiteromancewriters.com/#!workshops/cctds

    Want to Finish Your Manuscript Faster? Develop the Habit of Writing Every Day and See Your Word Count Soar

    Sponsor: FTHRW
    Fee: $25.00
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: MM Pollard. FMI, http://fthrw.com/online-workshops.

    The W-Plot

    Sponsor: Southern Tier Authors of Romance
    Fee: $25–30.00
    Date: March 6–31, 2017
    Presenter: Karen Doctor. FMI, http://starrwa.org/on-line-workshops/

    Intensifying Emotion

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
    Dates: March 7–March 30, 2017
    Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR4

    Get Those Butterflies Out of my Stomach: How to Avoid Cliches and Overwriting

    Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
    Fee: OIRW Member $25| Non-Member $35
    Dates: March 8–April 5, 2017
    Presenter: Jo Vanderhooft. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#MAR12

    Identifying and Breaking Bad Writing Habits

    Sponsor: Passionate Ink
    Fee: $18.75 PI Members | $22.50 RWA Members | $25.00 Non-members
    Date: March 13–24, 2017
    Presenter: Jeffe Kennedy. FMI, www.PassionateInk.org/Workshops

    Marketing 201: Book Tours

    Sponsor: Yosemite Romance Writers
    Fee: $20 YRW members/ $25 non-members
    Date: March 20–31, 2017
    Presenter: Ines Johnson. FMI, http://www.yosemiteromancewriters.com/#!workshops/cctds.  

    Social Media for Writers and Others

    Sponsor: RWA San Diego
    Fee: $20.00
    Date: March 13–24, 2017
    Presenter: Jamie K. Schmidt. FMI, http://rwasd.com/classes.

     


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