WisRWA Calendar

Jan 01
2016
FAB FIVE CONTEST
Will open for entries from 1/1 to 3/1

Meeting Times

Feb 06
2016
Chippewa Falls
10:00 a - 12:30 p Synopsis, queries, and taglines – helpful hints and critiques
Feb 20
2016
Milwaukee
February meeting – 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. West Allis Library, Snacks will be provided, please bring your own beverages. We will be presenting “Love Between the Covers”, an RWA Video that was presented and well received at RWA National. After the meeting you are welcome to join us for lunch at PF Changs.
Feb 27
2016
Green Bay
1:00 p - 4:30 p - Special Gathering - We will be presenting “Love Between the Covers”, an RWA Video that was presented and well received at RWA National. At the Kress Library
Mar 11
2016
Chippewa Falls
10:00 a - 12:30 p - Synopsis, queries, and taglines – helpful hints and critiques. We meet at Deb's (formerly Camilles) off I-53 exit at Melby Street going east. At stop sign which is a dead end, turn right.1120 122nd St. Chippewa Falls 54729 On right. Meetings are from 10:00am to 12:30pm.
Mar 11
2016
Green Bay
Beth James - Business Plan Program Learn the purpose of an author plan, why it's important to have one on file, and then create one. We'll discuss your business plan, purpose, goals, and exit plan.

WisRWA Newsletter



Welcome

Founded in 1984, WisRWA is the Wisconsin chapter of the Romance Writers of America. We are a professional organization of romance authors, supporting both published and aspiring writers. Learn more…

Fab Five Contest

FabFive 25

We are now accepting entries for the 25th Annual Fabulous Five Contest!  This renowned contest is open to unpublished and self-published authors of romance fiction.  Take this opportunity to submit an entry in one of our eight categories for three critiques by our first-round judges and perhaps an opportunity for an agent or editor to review your work!  More information is available on our Contests page.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of this contest, don’t forget to opt in for a chance to win a registration to WisRWA’s October 8, 2016 Workshop in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. (Note: This does not include lodging, food or travel expenses)

Additionally, each entry will be entered into a drawing to win a critique of their Fabulous Five entry from an industry professional whether they final or not.  More information can be found on the Contests page.  When you share information about the Fab Five Contest, please use the hashtag #FabFive25.

 

Write Touch Readers’ Award

Write Touch Readers' Award Contest The winners for The 2015 Write Touch Readers’ Award have been announced. Please see the Contest Page for details. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all our reader judges, and everyone who participated.

 In Memoriam

Ana Leigh WisRWA mourns the passing of long-time member Anna Lee Baier (w/a Ana Leigh). A New York Time and USA Today bestselling author of historical romance, Ana was recently honored with WisRWA’s Lifetime Achievement award. She is remembered for her kindness and warmth, and especially her generosity with new writers just starting their careers. She had the ability to make each person she encountered in WisRWA feel special and important. We will miss her.

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