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Explore the diversity of romance—and romance writers—in New England. Expand your knowledge by attending a monthly meeting, where guest speakers present workshops on the art, craft, and marketing of romance. Connect with us and each other on NERW's social media pages and email discussion loop. Become a part of our community of friendly, knowledgeable, welcoming, and always entertaining fellow writers.

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November 15, 2020 Meeting – Before You Quit: Minimizing Anxiety and Maximizing Joy in Your Writing with Olivia Dade

Our November 15th monthly meeting will start with a workshop presented by author Olivia Dade on Before You Quit: Minimizing Anxiety and Maximizing Joy in Your Writing, which will be followed by our monthly meeting. Workshop Description: I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my life, although I didn’t recognize it as such until I began writing—most notably, when I spent over a month in 2016 frozen by worry, watching HGTV instead of meeting my deadlines. And once I finally ...
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Become part of New England’s most innovative group of writing and publishing professionals! Whether you’re just beginning to explore the possibility of becoming a romance writer or you’re an author with multiple books to your name, NERW has something for you. Member benefits include free access to our monthly meetings; access to our members-only email discussion loop and Facebook group; and more!


OUR MISSION

The mission of New England Romance Writers (NERW) is to advance the professional and common business interests of published and unpublished career-focused romance writers in New England and beyond through advocacy, education, and networking; to encourage diversity, achieve equity, and foster inclusion among NERW’s members and in the romance genre; to educate the general public and others on the breadth and diversity within the romance genre; and to present the viewpoints of career-focused romance writers to the public and other interested parties.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • We welcome all romance writers, regardless of your stage of publication and publication path; regardless of your work’s subgenre, level of sexuality or heat, and range of plot elements; and regardless of your characters’ race, gender, sexuality, age, religion, ability, and other characteristics.
  • We welcome you, regardless of your race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, body size, age, religion, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, immigration status, employment status, marital status, pregnancy status, ability or disability, genetic information, veteran status, socioeconomic status, and political affiliation.
  • We grow and thrive through the free and respectful exchange of ideas, knowledge, and experiences.

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New England Romance Writers
405 Waltham St., Suite 183
Lexington, MA 02421-7934