Join Chicago-North Romance Writers of America

Welcome to the Chicago-North Chapter of Romance Writers of America®. Our mission is to support our members on their romance writing journeys and in their publishing careers. We accomplish this through craft and industry programs and through manuscript critiques. We hope you will find these offerings valuable in advancing your career and improving your writing skills.

Membership Benefits

The benefits of joining Chicago-North RWA include:

  • Chapter meetings twice a month
  • Manuscript critiques
  • Chapter-sponsored workshops
  • Monthly Program Nights
  • Participation in events such as our Spring Fling Writers’ Conference
  • The Chicago-North Yahoo and Facebook groups, which update you on chapter happenings and provide access to the support and advice of other members
  • The Chicago-North newsletter

How to Join

You can join Chicago-North RWA®  through the Romance Writers of America website. Note that you can either pay the $30 dues online via PayPal, or print out the invoice and mail it with a check.
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If you prefer, you can fill out an application at a meeting.

Membership in the Chicago-North Romance Writers of America® chapter costs $30 and lasts for 12 months. Renewals are due one year from the date of payment. A one-month grace period will be extended to members who may forget to renew their dues. Payments made via the above link grants immediate access to the Chicago-North myRWA website, and invitations to join our Yahoo and Facebook discussion groups.

Because Chicago-North RWA® is an incorporated chapter of Romance Writers of America®, you must be a member of RWA to join.


To learn more about Chicago-North Romance Writers of America®, please send an email to: