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, October 21, 2017


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 October 18th)

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

Birthday Bash w/Lunch Option
Email address for confirmation

NOTE: Please specify your choice of lunch selections in your Paypal purchase (see drop-down above). Your choices are:

  • Chicken Mediterranean Lunch
  • Vegetarian Lunch
  • Gluten-free Lunch

Additional Note: If you have already paid for the Birthday Bash and have not had opportunity to specify your lunch selection, please email your preference to Treasurer@occrwa.org, and include “Birthday Bash Lunch Selection” in the subject line of your email. Thanks!


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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