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CTRWA is dedicated to helping members learn about the craft and business of writing

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Romance Writers of America

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Community of Writers

CTRWA meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m. Topics focus on both the craft and business of writing.

Monthly Meetings

From forums and meetings to critique groups and mentorship programs, CTRWA can help take your writing to the next level.

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Meet and mingle with local and national writers both published and non-published. Writers from all genres welcome.


Connecticut Romance Writers of America

Established 1981. ​​CTRWA is a division of Romance Writers of America.​

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Upcoming Events

May 8 — Stacey Donovan, Editor of Hallmark Publishing will speak about Hallmark publishing, and how/why novels are selected to be Hallmark movies.

June 12 — Stephanie Doig, Editor, Carina Press (digital subdivision of Harlequin) will speak about Carina and their inclusion of diverse voices.

July 10 — Elizabeth Cullen, CTRWA member and Lindsay Guzzardo will discuss working with a developmental editor.

Did you know non-members are allowed to attend meetings? Email for more information. Members: the Zoom meeting link will be posted in the RWA Forums. 

Saturday, April 10

9:00 a.m. - Business Meeting and Check-in
10:00 a.m. - JaVon Stokes, Casey Wyatt and Corrina Lawson will present "Let's Talk Plotting aka Non-traditional Methods to Unstick Your Story"

Let's Talk Plotting aka Non-traditional Methods to Unstick Your Story — Join panelists JaVon Stokes, a graphic novelist and comic book created; Casey Wyatt on the Story Genius method, and Corrina Lawson, creator of visual interactive novels, for an open discussion on plotting to open your mind to plotting methods that are outside the traditional box. Each panelist will make a short five-minute presentation and then the floor will be open to questions and discussions.

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