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Annually, WRW hosts a two-day workshop and 2020 is no different! Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th, 2020 from 10am until 3 or 4pm, Jane K. Cleland is going to rock WRW’s world! We’re still working on a location, so keep checking the Meetings Page. Until then, read all you need to know about…

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The Washington Romance Writers’ Marlene Writing Content is a must-enter competition for unpublished manuscripts. Submissions receive quality feedback from seasoned writers, plus exposure to industry professionals. Enter from November 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 in any of the following categories:

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5th Annual Hearts to YouReaders, Bloggers, Librarians, and Lovers of Romance Appreciation Event When: February 16, 12 to 3 pmWhere: Maggiano’s at Tysons Corner Galleria (on Metro Sliver Line)  Join over 20 Washington Romance authors for an intimate lunch full of fun games, prizes, and much more! Find out how they come up with story…

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Date: Saturday, June 8th & Sunday June 9th  Time: 11:00am to 4:00pmLocation: BBC Regional Service CenterLarge Meeting Room Address: 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, MD 20814 Speaker: Tiffany Yates Martin REGISTER HERE Topic: “Edit Like an Editor: How to Assess, Revise, and Polish Your Manuscript on Every Level” Tiffany Yates Martin is privileged to help authors tell their stories…

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This year Washington Romance Writers celebrates the 35th anniversary of our annual retreat, In the Company of Writers and here are TEN reasons why you need to join us! You’ll never get lost in the crowd! Our mission is for you to leave energized with that ‘Can’t Wait to Write That Feeling’ A great lineup…

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“I Write Like Who?/Working with Libraries” with Kelly Maher and “A Whedonite’s Guide to Characterization” with J.T. Bock   Date: Saturday, February 9th, 2019  Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm Location: BBC Regional Service Center Large Meeting Room Address: 4805 Edgemoor Lane  Bethesda, MD 20814   Part 1: Noon – 1:45pm Break: 1:45pm – 2:30pm  Part 2:…

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Topic: This is our group Diversity Training Meeting   Date: Saturday, January 12th, 2019 Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm Location: BBC Regional Service Center Large Meeting Room Address: 4805 Edgemoor Lane  Bethesda, MD 20814   Guest Speaker is Beverly Madden Note: This is a shortened meeting, and will not have the usual hour-long lunch break. Part…

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Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2018 Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm Location: BBC Regional Service Center Medium Meeting Room 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, MD 20814 Join us for “An Afternoon with Fantasy Author L. Penelope on How She Uses Scrivener” Note: This is a shortened meeting, and will not have the usual hour-long lunch break. Part 1:…

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