“To support and inspire members in their writing endeavors by providing community, encouragement, and education.”
Central Florida Romance Writers is an affiliate chapter of the national organization of Romance Writers of America®. CFRW was incorporated on June 17, 1986 and is made up of some of Central Florida’s most dedicated romance authors. Our membership is comprised of over twenty published authors and those who are still journeying towards that goal. We meet once a month and welcome visitors. See our Membership page for information about joining CFRW.
July 13th, 2013 (the second Saturday)
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION AND DIFFERENT DATE!!!!!
Location: Spring Hill Suites Orlando Airport, 5828 Hazeltine National Drive · Orlando, Florida 32822
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Chapter Business & Milestone Awards
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Deep Dish Critique Session
(Warning: this will contain explicit content. An alternate program has been planned for those who wish to opt out).
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Conference Etiquette and Practice Pitching Sessions
Guest Speaker – Karen Potter
View descriptions of Upcoming Meetings or see our Calendar of Events.
JUNE MILESTONE AWARDS…
Congratulations to our members and their achievements!
COMPLETED A MANUSCRIPT:
Christine Yarbour completed the manuscript for her non-fiction book Florida’s Wild Back Yard
Karen Blondeau “finally” finished her contemporary romance, Hidden Assumptions.
Anne Reynolds received a rejection notice from an agent for Winter Harvest.
Christine Yarbour received a rejection from The Florida Writer’s Association
for her short story The Robbery for their It’s a Crime anthology.
SUBMISSIONS, MANUSCRIPT REQUESTS, and REVISE & RESUBMIT:
Anne Reynolds received a request from an agent to see two manuscripts, Winter Harvest and A House Divided.
ePUB SALE & SELF PUB:
Martha Farabee self published her novel, Hands on Love to Amazon and Smashwords.
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Are you a member that has a milestone to share with us?
You’re eligible if you’ve recently:
· completed a manuscript
· received a rejection or revisions letter
· received a request for your MS
· finaled in or won a contest
· made a submission to any publisher or agent
· made a sale
· indie/self-published a book
· signed with an agent
If you’ve got some sort of milestone(s), releases, or announcements that doesn’t fit in the above categories, I will still be happy to announce them. We’ll also open the floor for a few minutes to members who want to personally speak about their milestones or news.
Every milestone is a step forward in your writing career, so please let us know so we can help you celebrate! Email email@example.com and let us know!