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)
Bi-Annual Writers' Retreats
Quarterly Chapter Newsletter
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
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
January 27th – Betsy Graziani Fastbinder
My Inner Critic is a JERK!: Practices to Quiet that Nasty Voice in Your Head so You Can Write
February 25th: Sue Swift
Yoga for Writers (Physically interactive for ALL levels of physical fitness
March 24th: Melinda Curtis & Anna J Stewart
Digging Deep for Conflict
April 28th: Karen Lynch (Author & Retired SFPD Homicide Detective, Topic TBD)
No Meeting in May due to RT Convention in Reno, NV
June 23rd: TBD
No meeting in July due to RWA National conference in Denver, CO
August 25th: TBD
October 5-7th: 3-Day SVR Retreat with Damon Suede
Registration opens in early 2018
(more information soon!)
TBD followed by SVR’s annual holiday tea!
December: No meeting. Happy 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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