WisRWA Calendar

Apr 05
2019
WisRWA 2019 Write Touch Conference
Mark your calendars for the 2019 Write Touch Conference April 5-7, 2019 at the Milwaukee Hyatt in beautiful downtown Milwaukee. The conference will feature Maya Rodale as keynote speaker, and Lisa Cron as one of the headliners.

Registration is now open. Click the Conference tab for more information.

Meeting Times

Feb 16
2019
Chippewa Falls
10-12:30 at Deb's Cafe, 1120 122nd St, Chippewa Falls, WI

Diversity in Writing

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Feb 16
2019
Milwaukee
10 – 12:30 at Red Oak Writing Studio 11709 W Cleveland Ave. West Allis

Scene and Summary: The Balancing Act with Kim Suhr

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Mar 06
2019
Green Bay
11:30-3 at 1951 Restaurant, 1951 Bond Street, Green Bay, WI

How the Library Purchases Books and Other Interesting Librarian Info

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WisRWA Newsletter



Fabulous Five Contest

Fab 5 Contest Badge

The 2019 Fabulous Five Writing Contest, our chapter’s contest for unpublished authors, is OPEN for entries!

Click here to ENTER!


An entry consists of the opening pages of your unpublished novel, up to 2,500 words.

You can enter in any of the seven categories:
● Contemporary
● Historical
● Inspirational
● Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time Travel
● Romantic Suspense
● Women’s Fiction
● Young Adult/New Adult

Here are the 2019 Fab Five Contest Final Round Judges:

Contemporary   Carrie Lofty, Carina Press
Jessica Errera, Jane Rotrosen Agency  
Historical   Tessa Woodward, Avon Romance
Kaitlyn Johnson, Corvisiero Literary Agency  
Inspirational   Raela Schoenherr, Bethany House
Jessie Stover, Seymour Agency  
Paranormal   Ronan Sadler, Carina Press
Naomi Davis, BookEnds Literary Agency  
Romantic Suspense   Anna Michels, Sourcebooks
Amanda Leuck, Spencerhill Associates  
Woman’s Fiction   Alethea Spiridon, Entangled Publishing
Laura Crockett, Triada US  
Young Adult/
New Adult
  Lydia Sharp, Entangled Teen
Kat Enright, Seymour Agency  

Categories will be capped at thirty-five (35) entries. Any submissions received after a category has been capped will be returned.

Entry fee is $25 for WisRWA members, $30 for non-members.

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2019

Any entries received after 11:59 PM (Central Standard Time) on March 1, 2019 will be returned.

Any questions? Please contact the Fabulous Five Contest Coordinators: Jennifer Rupp and Natalie Alamo at fabfive @ wisrwa . org.

For more information:

Complete Details, Rules, and Eligibility (pdf format)

Score Sheet (pdf format)

Past Winners of the Fab Five Contest