Welcome to OCCRWA. We’re in our 36th Year!

Established in 1981, the Orange County Chapter of the Romance Writers of America is a nonprofit organization formed to promote excellence in romantic fiction and advance the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy, dissemination of information, professional education, publications, and other appropriate activities, and to provide continuing support for writers within the romance publishing industry.

“One hand reaching forward, one hand reaching back, in an unbroken chain.”

Next Meeting: Saturday, August 12, 2017


New York Times bestselling author,

Tessa Dare


Morning workshop: Break the Rules; Keep Your Promises

Afternoon workshop: The Last First Kiss

For more information about our meetings, visit the Chapter Meetings page.


OCC’s Birthday Bash is October 21, 2017

Check out our Birthday Bash page for more details.

To pay for the Birthday Bash now, click the PayPal button below:


Pay Online

(must submit by the September meeting)

OCC Member- $50
Non-OCC Member-$60
OCC Past President- $30

Birthday Bash


To join OCCRWA please click the JOIN link below. 


The JOIN link will take you to MyRWA. Only RWA members can join OCC. More detailed instructions can be found here.

As stated above, OCCRWA’s purpose is to promote excellence in romance fiction, to help writers exchange their knowledge and establish career goals, and to support and encourage our members through all levels of their careers.

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