Next Meeting 1
July 30

Not going to Nationals?  Then join us for our Left Behinders Event.

Thimble Island Cruise

Branford CT


Where: 4 Indian Point Rd, Branford, CT 06405

When: SUNDAY 7/30/17 6-8 PM. (Please make sure you're there at least 20 mins before departure.)

Cost: $20.00. Open to members. There is a 1 guest limit per member as the boat only holds 30 people.

Food: CTRWA will provide the main dish. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. 

Thimble Island Cruise sign up: HERE

Potluck sign-up: HERE

9:30 Critique Group: Character Development/Motivation: Jamie Pope

Craft Corner: Kristan Higgins: Canva
Session 1: Self-publishing: Katy Regnery
Session 2: The Hero's Journey: Abby Strom

Register: Here
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Unless otherwise specified, all CTRWA meetings consist of the following:

   9:30:   Critique Group (optional)

   11:00: Business Meeting/Craft Corner

   12:00: Lunch

   1:00:  Session 1

   2:15:  Session 2


All meetings of CTRWA are held at: 

Four Points Sheraton

275 Research Parkway

Meriden, CT 

Unless otherwise specified, 

meetings are held the second Saturday of the month and begin at 11:00 a.m.

Connecticut Chapter of Romance Writers of America

 Established 1981

​​CTRWA is a division of Romance Writers of America.


August 12

Get Ready For Fiction Fest 2017!

9:30 Critique Group: Proper use of Setting in a scene: Katy Lee

Craft Corner: Make the most of your conference: Jamie Pope

Session 1:

Soft Pitches
Networking Naturally
Preparing a submission package\writing a synopsis 
What CTRWA wants for workshop proposals
Ask an author - general topic

Session 2:

Newsletters & email lists
Marketing & using publicity firms
The first three chapters
Ask an author - general topic

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Session 2: