Unless otherwise specified, meetings are held the second Saturday of the month and begin at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.


Benefits of Membership:

CRITIQUE GROUP: Any member is welcome to submit five pages to the critique group, which meets monthly via Zoom. You must send in your submission in advance to the groups i.o. account. Email Connecticutrwa@gmail.com for more information. 

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: Any member wishing to work with a more experienced member may sign up for the mentorship program, which lasts for two months per session. In return, “Padawans” are asked to support their Obi-Wans or Yodas through online reviews, attending signings when possible and any other means they can think of.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS: CTRWA offers a specialized, weekend intensive workshop from a renowned writing professional.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: CTRWA is always looking for participation from its members! Graphic design and new member support are just some of the ways CTRWA members encourage and support each other.

Click HERE to renew your membership or join CTRWA.

Membership in CTRWA entitles members access to:

  • Access to members-only forums and archives through RWA HERE
  • Monthly meetings with speakers or workshops.
  • Monthly critique group.
  • A mentorship program for unpublished writers.
  • Support and camaraderie for published members.
  • Information on the publishing industry.
  • Published author support.
  • Opportunities to meet professionals in the publishing industry.
  • Annual conference (discounted rates for members)

Membership in CTRWA is open to any person who is a member in good standing of Romance Writers of America (RWA).

Membership dues are $36 a year, payable in January each year.

For more information regarding membership in CTRWA, please send an email with the subject line, "Membership Matters," to ConnecticutRWA@gmail.com.

If you are not yet an RWA member, you must join the parent organization before joining any of its chapters. Instead of Login to view purchase options from the drop-down menu bar, select Membership then join RWA. Once you join RWA, you may either come back to this page and follow the instructions above or from the RWA website, select Communities, Chapters, then Connecticut Romance Writers.