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Welcome to OCCRWA. We’re in our 33rd 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 Chapter Meeting

Saturday, September 12, 2015

10 am – 1:45 pm

Morning Speaker: Louisa Bacio “Writing the Romance Novella”


Afternoon Speaker: Tara Lain “What Marketing Really Is and How Authors Can Use It”

Chapter meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month. Ask an Author is from 9 – 9:50 am and the meeting begins at 10 am with announcements. At 10:25 there is a break so that PAW/PAN can adjourn to the next room for their meeting. The morning speaker, usually geared toward general members and PRO members, runs from 10:30 to 11:30 when we break for lunch. The meeting resumes at 12:15 with Chapter business. The afternoon speaker begins at 12:45 and the meeting adjourns at 1:45.

Meetings are held at the Brea Community Center located at 695 E. Madison Way, on the corner of Randolph Ave. and Madison Way. It is easily accessible from the 57 freeway via Imperial Highway. For more information on the meeting including ordering lunch, please visit the Chapter Meetings page.


2015 Birthday Bash – Saturday October 10, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Brea.

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