Advertise in the RWR
The Romance Writers Report offers phenomenal exposure for your advertising dollar. Mailed 12 times yearly to more than 10,000 romance authors, aspiring writers, editors, agents, publicists and readers, the display-ad rates begin at only $100. Our readers tell us they anxiously await their monthly RWR, read it cover to cover, and then file past issues to reference again and again. If you have something to communicate to the romance-publishing community, you won’t find better value for your advertising dollar than the Romance Writers Report.
New pricing effective for ads booked on or after December 3, 2014.
Full Color Ads:
Black and White Ads:
Display ads must be sent to RWA print-ready. RWA does not design ads.
30 words or less............................................................$35
each additional word over 30 words ............................50¢
a box around your ad....................................................$10
NOTE: RWA members advertising for a company/publisher will pay the non-member rate.
Reservation & payment deadlines are as follows:
Please note that ad space fills quickly, especially cover spots. Reserve ads well in advance of the reservation deadlines.
To reserve an ad:
Contact Megan Sloan in the RWA Office to reserve your ad: 832-717-5200, Ext. 120; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reservations submitted by mail or ads submitted without a prior reservation will not be accepted.
Preparing your ad:
To achieve the best results, please send an electronic file created at 300 dpi—at the size it will be used—in an .eps, .tif, .jpeg or high-resolution .pdf format. We do not accept ads created in any other format than as described above (i.e. Microsoft Word, Publisher, etc.)
Ads should be created to the following specs:
sixth page: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 1/8 inches wide x 4 1/4 inches tall
third page vertical: . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 1/8 inches x 9 inches
third page horizontal: . . . . . . . . . . .7 inches x 3 inches
third page square box: . . . . . . . . . .4 1/2 inches x 4 1/4 inches
half page vertical: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 1/2 inches x 9 inches
half page horizontal: . . . . . . . . . . . .7 inches x 4 1/4 inches
full page: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 inches x 9 inches
inside front and back covers: . . . . .7 inches x 9 inches
back cover: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 1/2 inches x 8 inches
For back cover ad, include a quarter-inch bleed on the left, right, and bottom sides of the design.
Please note: The RWR makes every effort to publish a true representation of homemade ads, however, when amateur designers are providing art on word-processing software, some blurriness may occur.
Paying your invoice:
An invoice will be e-mailed to you around 10 days before the payment is due. You can pay by credit card, check or PayPal.
Please make all checks payable to RWA and include your invoice when mailing a check. Checks can be mailed to RWA, 14615 Benfer Road, Houston, TX 77069.
Submitting your ad:
Print-ready display ads and classified ad copy should be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com by the due date. Display ads must be in the one of the following formats: .eps, .tif, .jpeg or .pdf. Display ads must be created at 300 dpi.
Please do not submit files bigger than 8 MB by e-mail.
Advertising in the RWR is open to all individuals and firms. However, all advertising is accepted at the discretion of RWA. Publication of advertising does not constitute an endorsement, and RWA is not liable for any products or services advertised. Advertising material from anyone against whom an unresolved formal complaint has been filed with the professional relations committee will not be published. RWA’s liability to advertisers is limited to refunds of the advertising fees collected.