Sex With Strangers Book Fair

WisRWA is teaming up with Renaissance Theaterworks in Milwaukee to host a mini book fair on October 28th in and around the performances of Renaissance Theaterworks' production of Sex with Strangers. From Renaissance Theaterworks website: "When frustrated forty-ish novelist, Olivia, meets fast-talking, twenty-something, blogger and memoirist, Ethan – known more for his sexual prowess than his prose –

WisRWA Rocks Wisconsin Rapids

Three WisRWA authors, Beth James, Amy Sandas, and Tina Susedik, presented a panel on romance writing recently, at the MacMillan Library's Fine Arts Center in Wisconsin Rapids. The panel was moderated by Eric Norton, who is both the customer service manager for the library, and an editor for Publisher’s Weekly. Tina Susedik shared her thoughts

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Readers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on WisRWA Rocks Wisconsin Rapids

Writing and Social Media: An Interview with Rochelle Melander

Author, professional certified coach, and teacher Rochelle Melander has helped thousands of people overcome writer’s block, write more, turn their ideas into books, navigate the publishing world, and use speaking and social media to reach their readers. She’s the author of ten books, including the National Novel Writing Month guide—Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, General, Programs|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Writing and Social Media: An Interview with Rochelle Melander

Chippewa Falls January Meeting – High Concept Story Writing

Need a cure for the winter doldrums? Come to the Chippewa Falls area meeting in January to discuss Candace Havens's "High Concept Story Writing," and strategies for using it in your own projects. This program is open to WisRWA members from anywhere in the state. Not a WisRWA member, but interested in seeing what we're

By |2019-12-31T18:10:24+00:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Events, Programs, Writing Craft|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Chippewa Falls January Meeting – High Concept Story Writing

Fab Five 2017 Final Round Judges Announced

WisRWA's Fabulous Five Contest will be opening for entries in a few short months. As such, we are pleased to announce our final round judges for the 2017 contest. Contemporary Editor: Meghan Ferrell - Tule Publishing Agent: Rachel Burkot - Holloway Literary Agency Historical Lexi Smail - Grand Central Publishing Lisa Rodgers - JABberwocky Literary

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Contests, Events, Fab Five|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fab Five 2017 Final Round Judges Announced

Lonely vs Being Alone – Fall Into Fiction Workshop

We all know what it's like to feel lonely. You can be in a room full of friends and family, people you love, and still feel lonely. They can all be talking, laughing, having a good time, and you feel like you're outside looking in through glass. Being lonely is not the same as being

Writing Sexy Love Scenes: September in Green Bay

Are you wondering what the Greater Green Bay group is up to? Well, on September 7th at 11:30 a.m., at the 1951 Restaurant, the talented Randi Alexander is coming to town to help us learn to write steamy love scenes. Randi is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and she's chosen to spend

WisRWA to Tour World-Renowned Newberry Library

WisRWA members are invited to join an exclusive private tour of the Newberry Library in Chicago. Organized by Maureen Welli, area coordinator for the Milwaukee Area, the tour should have something of interest for historical romance writers, and everyone else too. Members who've had the chance to visit the Newberry in the past have raved.

By |2019-12-31T18:10:25+00:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Events, Programs|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on WisRWA to Tour World-Renowned Newberry Library

Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books (SEW)

Blog Post by Tina Susedik. I've been to quite a few book signings over the years, not to mention conventions. This past weekend, on November 6th & 7th, I participated in the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books (SEW) in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Fellow author and friend, Beth M. James and I met in Eau Claire, transferred

By |2019-12-31T18:10:26+00:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Events, Members|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books (SEW)