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, December 9, 2017


Penny Sansevieri

Decoding Amazon
A workshop for authors

UPDATED for 2018! How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon

Amazon is a great place to sell books, but most authors don’t realize that Amazon has an internal sales machine that will actually help you market your book, for free, if you trigger it? It’s called their internal algorithm and, not that dissimilar from ranking on Google, once Amazon’s algorithm kicks in, you could see a boatload of free promotion come your way from Amazon. Here’s what the session will cover:


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


For Members

The option to pre-pay your 2018 meeting fees is being implemented for the coming year. Members wishing to prepay meeting fees can do so via the PayPal button below. There are two options: a six-month advance prepayment or a one year option that offers a discount.

Pre-Paid Meeting Fee Selection

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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