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, April 8, 2017

**** We aren’t meeting in March, due to the California Dreamin’ Conference,
so come see us in April! ****

Morning workshop: Authors Beware!
Features Afternoon Speaker, Theodora Taylor, and OCC bestselling authors, Debra Holland and Maggie Marr. Panel Moderator: Tara Lain
Authors discuss pitfalls to avoid for new authors and cover issues associated with small and large presses, how to choose the best one for you and what to look for. These same issues will be addressed with agents and contracts. This workshop is not-to-be-missed!

Afternoon workshop: Your Most Productive Year Ever — Productivity Hacks for Writers with Theodora Taylor

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

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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