Programing Note:

Due to the current pandemic situation, we have moved our monthly meetings online using Zoom. An invitation will be announced to our members in good standing each month via the RWA forum. The meetings will open at 9:30 a.m. for technical assistance and the program itself will begin at 10:00 a.m.

2021 Dates

Meetings are being held via Zoom and invitations are available. If you do not receive one automatically, please email: for your invite.

January 16

Rachel Rivers

Black and Blue – A Virtual Class on Policing for Authors

February 20

Mary Marvella

Using Emotions to Create Characters Readers Will Love or Hate, But Won’t Forget

March 20

Anna Hague

A Loved One Has Killed an Individual: An Unforgettable And Far-Reaching Emotional Journey.

Virginia Ellis Memorial Workshop

Read about this GRW Member-Only opportunity

April 17

Shirley Jump
The Novel BrainMap: How to create intricate plots and unforgettable characters

May 15

Michele Glessoner

This Can’t Be Legal—Looking to the Legal World for Characters, Context, and Conflict in Romance

June 19

Sally Kilpatrick
Laughter is Serious Business




August 21


September 18



No monthly meeting
Annual Moonlight and Magnolias conference
September 30-October 3, 2021

November 20


December 18

Holiday Meeting