missouri romance writers
we are the missouri romance writers of america
The Missouri Romance Writers of America (MORWA) is a chapter affiliate of the Romance Writers of America (RWA) serving St. Louis and and the Metro-East. RWA® is a nonprofit trade association, with a membership of more than 10,000 romance writers and related industry professionals, whose mission is to advance the professional and common business interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy.
MORWA is committed to being an inclusive, welcoming organization for all, no matter a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or political affiliation.
What's going on in MORWA?
If you are interested in one of our programs, please select the Learn More link to discover how you can attend! You do not need to be a member of MORWA or RWA to attend. A small attendance fee is required.
pitching your story in 60 seconds round table
may 21, 2022
Whether you're multi-published or still querying and submitting, you need to be able to describe your story in about 60-90 seconds. We'll be practicing how to do exactly that, surrounded by friendly faces.learn more
five tips to make your book un-put-downable
june 18, 2022
Barbara Ankrum will share some simple, tried and true techniques she’s learned over her thirty-plus year career in publishing to strengthen your storytelling and get those readers staying up all night reading your book. Whether you’re writing romantic comedy or deeply emotional stories, this program is going to help you focus your attention on the parts of your book readers crave.learn more
writing retreat at the mercy conference and retreat center
july 9, 2022
Join MORWA as we get our "write-on" at the Mercy Conference and Retreat Center. With room to social distance, beautiful grounds to walk in and relax or talk to your characters, you can come all day or just drop in for a few hours. This event is open to the public. There is a small fee for both chapter members and non-member participants.Learn More
digital promotion for the distracted writer
august 20, 2022
Join MORWA and author Jeannie Lin to learn the bare bones - what you can do to get the best return for the lowest time investment in the world of author promotion.Learn More