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Membership


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Membership in CTRWA entitles members access to:

  •  Monthly meeting with speaker or workshop.
  •  Monthly critique group.
  •  Mentorship program for unpublished writers.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 email with subject line “Membership Matters” to ConnecticutRWA@gmail.com.


If you are not yet a 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 RWA website select Communities, Chapters then Connecticut Romance Writers.

Benefits of Membership
CRITIQUE GROUP
Any member is welcome to submit five pages to the critique group, which meets prior to the monthly meetings at 9:30 in the hotel meeting room. You must send in your submission in advance via the Crit Group Yahoo loop.


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.


ANNUAL CONFERENCE

CTRWA sponsors Fiction Fest, a weekend-long conference with a keynote speaker, workshops from published authors and publishing professionals, and the opportunity to pitch to agents and editors.


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! Conference planning, contest coordination, writing articles for the newsletter, graphic design and new member support are just some of the ways CTRWA members encourage and support each other.