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CTRWA meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. Topics focus on both the craft and business of writing.
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Sherry Thomas presents: Pacing

Whether writing historical romance, young adult romance or mystery, Sherry Thomas knows how important pacing is to creating a story that keeps the reader turning pages. Join us as she shares the tips, tricks and lessons she’s learned.

Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed historical romance authors writing today, winning the RITA Award two years running, and appearing on innumerable "Best of the Year" lists, including those of Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Dear Author, and All About Romance. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and sons.

Cost: CTRWA members: free

         Non-CTRWA members: $10

For more information contact Grace Hartwell, President at

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


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Check out what we've got in store for the next few months, and remember, you don't need to be a member of RWA to enjoy our great programming! To access any of our workshops, hit the button below to be taken to PayPal. After your payment of $10.00 is received, we'll send you a Zoom link to that month's meeting.

September 9: Sherry Thomas - Presents Pacing

October 14: LIBBY WATERFORD - Join our own Libby waterforD as she takes us through the ins and outs of prepping for nanowrimo


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

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Sherry Thomas presents: Pacing

CTRWA Hybrid Meeting, September 9, 2023