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: Lower ad prices effective immediately (January 2017 issue). Higher ad prices effective for ads reserved on or after December 1, 2016.

Ask about discounts on multiple insertions!

   
PRICES

Full Color Ads:

RWA Members/Chapters Nonmembers/Publishers
fourth-page ad $100 $150
third-page ad $200 $300
half-page ad $300 $450
full-page ad $550 $500 $775
inside front/
inside back cover
$750 $650 $900
back cover $850 $750 $1,300


Black and White Ads: 

RWA Members/Chapters Nonmembers/Publishers
fourth-page ad $90 $75 $135
third-page ad $180 $175 $270
half-page ad $270 $250 $405
full-page ad $495 $475 $695

Display ads must be submitted to RWA print-ready. RWA does not design ads.

Classified Ads:

30 words or less $35 $45
each additional word over 30 words 50¢
a box around your ad $10

Ads are refundable if canceled 30 days prior to payment due date. Cancelations received within 30 days of payment due date will only be refunded if RWA is able to resell the reserved space/slot.

 
RESERVATIONS
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 advertise in the Have materials in the RWA Office by
January RWR November 10
February RWR December 10
March RWR January 9
April RWR February 10
May RWR March 10
June RWR April 10
July RWR May 8
August RWR June 10
September RWR July 8
October RWR August 10
November RWR September 10
December RWR October 9
Contact Megan Sloan in the RWA Office to reserve your ad: 832-717-5200, Ext. 120; advertising@rwa.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:

fourth-page  3.345 inches wide x 5.75 inches tall
third-page horizontal 7 inches x 3 inches
half-page vertical 3 1/2 inches x 9 inches
half-page horizontal 7 inches x 4 1/4 inches
full-page, no bleed 7 inches x 9 inches
full-page, with bleed 8.5 inches x 10.875 inches, live area 8 inches x 10.375 inches, add 0.25 inches for bleed
inside covers, no bleed 7 inches x 9 inches
inside covers, with bleed 8.5 inches x 10.875 inches, live area 8 inches x 10.375 inches, add 0.25 inches for bleed
back cover 8 1/2 inches x 8 inches with 0.25" bleed on left, right and bottom

Display ads must be submitted to RWA print-ready. RWA does not design ads.

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.
 
SUBMITTING YOUR AD
Print-ready display ads and classified ad copy should be submitted by e-mail to advertising@rwa.org 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-email.
FINE PRINT
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.
Ads are refundable if canceled 30 days prior to payment due date. Cancelations received within 30 days of payment due date will only be refunded if RWA is able to resell the reserved space/slot.