WisRWA Calendar

May 19
2017 WisRWA Conference
May 19 - 21, 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Featuring best-selling authors Christie Craig, Virginia Kantra, and Sarah MacLean.

Register now under the Conference tab!

Meeting Times

Apr 05
Green Bay
11:30-3:00 - 1951 West Restaurant,1951 Bond St, Green Bay

PERSONAL BRANDING: We all know about product branding - Nike's “Just Do It,” for example - but have you heard about personal branding? Gini Athey will present a Five-Point Personal Branding program and suggest ways to connect it to our writing and promotion of our books.
Apr 15
9:00-11:30 - Mayfair Mall (Garden Suites Community Room, Lower Level)

PITCH PRACTICE with Literary Agent Abby Saul of Lark Group, who will share some tips, dos and don’ts, as well as insider info on romance trends. Tighten up your pitch for the May Conference in Green Bay. Get feedback on your opening hook and your query letter. Whatever you need, Abby can give insight from her end as a publishing partner. Bring your first page, your latest query letter, and your pitch.
Apr 15
11:15-1:15 - Vino Latte

WHAT'S THE SECRET TO MAKING A ROMANCE NOVEL POP? The answer is mystery, suspense, and tension, using a wide range of tried-and-true, nuanced techniques that can spice up any story and keep readers turning pages and coming back for more.
Apr 29
Chippewa Falls
10:00-12:30 - 29 Pines @ Sleep Inn & Suites

STRENGTHENING OUR WORDS for Better Storytelling - We exercise our muscles and feed our bodies healthy foods (most of the time). But what about our brains? What about our writing skills? Stronger words make for a stronger story which makes for better sales. So join us for a discussion on this important topic!

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Membership Requirements

WisRWA is the Wisconsin chapter of Romance Writers of America. Membership in WisRWA is open to any RWA® member in good standing and costs $25 per year. Prospective members are welcome to attend an area group meeting. You may attend two meetings as a guest before making your decision to join WisRWA. Questions? Contact WisRWA Secretary Stefanie Dowell at WisRWASecretary @ yahoo.com.

Membership Application and Renewal Options:

Please remember, you must fill out the form for our membership records. A nonrefundable payment of $25 (for new and renewing members) or $30 (for late renewals after January 15) must accompany your application.

To pay through PayPal, you have two options:

  1. Complete the online application and renewal form, (new and renewing members) which will go directly to the WisRWA secretary.
  2. Download a membership/renewal form in either pdf or Word format, complete it, then mail it to WisRWA’s secretary, at the address listed on the form.

To pay by check:

Download a membership application/renewal form in either pdf or Word format, complete it, and mail a check for $25 (for new members) or $30 (for late renewals) made out to WisRWA, and send it with the completed form to the address listed on the form.

Membership Application/Renewal Form (pdf format)
Membership Application/Renewal Form (Word format)

If you need to have a form mailed to you, or you have any questions, contact Stefanie Dowell at WisRWASecretary @ yahoo.com.

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