WisRWA Calendar

Meeting Times

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

Human Trafficking

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Chippewa Falls
10-12:30 at Chippewa Falls Public Library, Wissota Room, Chippewa Falls, WI

Writer’s Police Academy

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10-12:30 at Red Oak Writing Studio 11709 W Cleveland Ave. West Allis, WI

The Dramatic Approach to Writing Dialogue

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WisRWA Newsletter

Write Touch Readers’ Award Contest

Write Touch Readers Award Contest Logo

The Wisconsin Romance Writers of America are pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 2019 Write Touch Readers’ Award Contest!

**denotes WisRWA member

Contemporary – Short

First Place: Desperate Strangers by Carla Cassidy

Second Place: Three Day Fiancee by Marissa Clarke

Third Place: The Hashtag Hunt by Kristina Seek

Contemporary – Mid-Length

First Place: Headlights, Dipsticks, & My Ex’s Brother by Heather Novak

Second Place: Mischief & Mayhem by L. E. Rico

Third Place (tie): A Cowboy’s Christmas Proposal by Cathy McDavid

Third Place (tie): Marrying the Rebel Prince by Janet Gover

Contemporary – Long

First Place: Within Six Months by Cleo Scornavacca

Second Place: Deep Blue by Kristy McCaffrey

Third Place: To My Future Number 1 Fan by L. A. Witt


First Place: Waking to Black by V. H. Luis

Second Place: Indecent Proposal by Sarah McGregor

Third Place: Fading to Black by V. H. Luis


First Place: The Good, the Bad, and the Duke by Janna MacGregor

Second Place: A Wolfe Among Dragons by Kathryn Le Veque

Third Place: The Missing Marquess of Althorn by Chasity Bowlin


First Place: Hellfire and Handbaskets by Kathryn Hills

Second Place: Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon by Kerrelyn Sparks

Third Place: Winds of Time by Lilly Gayle


First Place: From Shards to Sea Glass by Michele Wilder

Second Place: Primary Suspect by Laura Scott **

Third Place: For the Love of Laura Beth by Aubrey Wynne

Romantic Suspense

First Place: Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross

Second Place: Missing Out on Life by Val Clarizio **

Third Place (tie): Her Darkest Fear by Ava Bradley

Third Place (tie): Love With a Side of Crazy by Tina Susedik **

Mainstream Fiction

First Place: Race for the Sun by Minette Lauren

Second Place: Storm Crossed by Dani Harper

Third Place: Town Hall by Gini Athey **

Young Adult

First Place: Between Silk and Sand by Marissa Doyle

Second Place: This Heart of Mine by C. C. Hunter

Third Place (tie): The Dating Debate by Chris Cannon

Third Place (tie): Friended by Kilby Blades

Past Winners of the Write Touch Award