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 events tab for more information.

Meeting Times

Jan 02
2019
Green Bay
11:30-3 at 1951 Restaurant, 1951 Bond Street, Green Bay, WI

Let’s Dress Up: Rhythm, Rhyme, and Adding Pizazz

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

Deep Point of View

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Jan 19
2019
Milwaukee
10 – 12:30 at Red Oak Writing Studio 11709 W Cleveland Ave. West Allis

Safety Zone: A Panel Discussion on Diversity

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WisRWA Newsletter



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2018

ContemporaryM. Kerwin – Tender Debt
Historical Theresa Hennessey – A Matter of Manners
Inspirational Crystal Caudill – Counterfeit Love
ParanormalAlicia Anthony – Inherent Lies
Romantic SuspenseJeanine Englert – Against the Tide
Women’s FictionAnne E. Terpstra – Beyond Any Experience
Young Adult/ New AdultLani Forbes – Virtue and Valor

2017

Contemporary – Monique Headley – Hard Lessons
Historical – Abigail Wilson – The Secrets Within the Tower
Inspirational – Sharee Stover – Believable Lies
Paranormal – Paige Helton – Witch’s Veil
Romantic Suspense – Jeanine Englert – Lovely Digits
Women’s Fiction – Linda J. Truesdell – The Mending Time
Young Adult/ New Adult – Riley Darkes – Serving Time

2016

HistoricalLord Sebastian’s Honor by Mary Carson
InspirationalIf Walls Could Talk by Rhonda Herren Starnes
ParanormalChambered by Cheryl Pitones
Romantic SuspensePocketful of Diamonds by Nicolette Pierce
Series ContemporaryContained by Stacey Kuhnz
Single TitleBreathe by Vicky Norton
Women’s FictionSo This is Love by Jessie B. Starr
Young Adult/New AdultCamille & Drew by Tif Johnson

2015

HistoricalThe Secret Affairs of a Duke’s Daughter by Jan Leyh
InspirationalReturn to Chestnut Ridge by Lyndee Henderson
ParanormalUntouchable Lover by Dawn Linse
Romantic SuspenseNow and Then by Carla Conrad
Single TitleDown to Business by Michelle Dayton
Women’s FictionIf by Chance by Mary Hawley
Young AdultFrozen Hearts by Pamela Stewart

2014

HistoricalThe Duke’s Temptation by Becky Lang
ParanormalThe Naiad by Sara Stinski
Romantic SuspenseTrust No One by Annette Keuning
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)A Touch of Silk by Betsy Gray
Single TitlePort Fairlight Summer by Jennifer Squire w/a Jen Gilroy
Women’s FictionA Woman’s Place by Sherry McNabb
Young AdultTreacherous Hearts by Sandra Havriluk

2013

HistoricalHeart’s Conviction by Lea Taddonio
InspirationalSafe Harbor by Debra E. Marvin
ParanormalLast Woman Standing by Michele Mills
Romantic SuspenseSecrets in the Wall by Mary Kozlowski
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)False Start by Marianne Stephenson
Single TitleWhere You Belong by Susan Dunn
Women’s FictionUnforgettable by Carrie Christie
Young AdultPhantom Limbs by Paula Garner

2012

HistoricalHer Own Woman by Sophia Sperdakos
ParanormalMindsweeper by Amy Jones
Romantic SuspenseWicked Step Mother by Liz Lincoln Steiner
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)Mandy’s Marine by Amy Lamont
Single TitleBittersweet by Virginia Van Vynckt
Women’s FictionIt’s Not Me, It’s You by Orly Konig-Lopez
Young AdultDon’t Doubt the Dragon by Greta MacEachern

2011

HistoricalLove, Behaving Badly by Catherine Phelan
ParanormalPrologue by Denise Zygarlicke
Romantic SuspenseSpy in the Mirror by Diana Van Dyke
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)Savannah Sighs by Nancy S. Evertz
Single TitleLocked, Loaded and Lying by Sarah Andre
Women’s FictionThe Sweet Spot by Laura Drake
Young AdultAlli’s Playground by Rebecca Sampson

2010

HistoricalRake Untied by Sally Orr
ParanormalArc Angel by Rachel Berens-VanHeest
Romantic SuspenseIn Safe Hands by Anna Sugden
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)One Night in Andalusia by G. Jillian Stone
Single TitlePlace Your Betts by Katie Graykowski
Women’s FictionThe House on Prospect by Trudi Seery Gilligan
Young AdultHorse Play by Mary Karlik

2009

HistoricalDangerous Desires by Sharon Calvin
ParanormalThe Defective Demon by Kate MacEachern
Romantic SuspenseKira’s Keeper by Jan Schliesman
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)Getting Lucky by Katie Graykowski
Women’s FictionWorth the Weight by Patricia Walters-Fischer
Young AdultAdventures of a Teenage Truthseer by Cat Schield

2008

HistoricalNightshade by Robin Le Fevers
ParanormalAngels At Almack’s by Cathy Leming
Romantic SuspenseQueen’s Justice by Pamela Kopfler
Series Contemporary (Long/Short)Claire’s Wish by Jennifer Wilson
Single TitleSaving Stoney Brook by Kim Duffy
Women’s Fiction with Romantic ElementsKeeping Secrets by Virginia McCullough
Erotic RomancePurrrfect Passion by Laura Logan

2007

Historical17 Days of Thistle and Down by Lesli Muir Lytle
ParanormalThe Accidental Demon Slayer by Angie Fox Gwinner
Romantic SuspenseDie Again by Annie Oortman
Short ContemporaryA Case of Meddling by Cat Schield
Long Contemporary/Single TitleThe Chapels on the Hill by Virginia McCullough
Erotic RomanceCherry on Top by Gina Black

2006

HistoricalA Love in Disguise by Courtney Hoffman
ParanormalDuality by De Anne R. Wildes-Mickelson
Romantic SuspenseLove is Murder by Angie Fox Gwinner
Short ContemporaryHigher Ground by Ellen Hohenfeldt
Long Contemporary/Single TitleA Little Night Magic by Kate Bowman
Women’s Fiction with Romantic ElementsLegacy of Lies by Doris Lemcke

2005

HistoricalThe Devil And The Deep Blue Sea by Regan Loyd
ParanormalSapphire Dreams by Pam Palmer Paulson
Romantic SuspenseWhispers From The Ashes by Eileen Coughlan
Short ContemporaryMade For Each Other by Cheryl Nagro
Long ContemporaryThe Daddy Issue by Melissa Beck
Women’s FictionThe Foundation by Alan Chaput
EroticaAlmost Human by Kate Johnson

2004

HistoricalHeart of the Hunter by Linda Koenig
Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time TravelCeltic Fire by Joy Nash
Romantic SuspenseThe Art of Love by Stacey Keith
Short ContemporaryHeat by Stacey Keith
Long ContemporaryWhite Gold by Janice Goodfellow

2003

Historical/RegencyMaster of the Heart by Jesica Trapp
Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time TravelPerfect Fit by Beverly Long
Romantic SuspenseRebel Hart by Christine Lyn Keach
Short ContemporaryReinventing Julia by Frances Colley
Long ContemporaryThe Porch by Pam Menz Baker

2002

HistoricalA Lady of Quality by Diane Perkins
Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time TravelThe Rebel and the Raven by Joanna King
Romantic SuspenseAlways a Hero by Susan Marie Just
Short ContemporaryBailey’s Most Wanted by Sarah Parrott
Long ContemporaryA Soft, Dry Rain by Robin La Fevers