Upcoming Events

* Members and guests must be 18 years of age to attend. Programs and speakers are subject to change without notice. Please check here for current information. *

November 15, 2014 - Jason Denny, Attorney - Contracts

December 6, 2014 - Rose Ceremony and Holiday Party

January 10, 2015 - Jean Ryan - Adding Power to our Prose

February 7, 2015 - Speaker and Topic TBA

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Next Program

Adding Power to Our Prose

Join us in January as we explore the roots of our language in Old English and Old Norse. We'll take a brief walkthrough of how English has developed, with clues to our roots through the spelling of words. Why do we spell knife and night the way we do? Where do the words lord and lady come from? Why do we love alliteration? See you there!

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The Central New York Romance Writers share a love of the written word. We are an active chapter of RWA, including published and unpublished members writing in a broad spectrum of romance subgenres, as well as other genres and nonfiction. We are driven by the irresistible urge to create. We are storytellers, young and old, male and female, full-time workers, and stay-at-home parents. Most of all, we strive to create an atmosphere that helps our authors get published and stay published. We welcome you to our website, and encourage you to contact us with questions. Thanks for dropping by!

What CNYRW Can Do For You

If you're published...

CNYRW connects you with your readers. Romance lovers can find out what you write, what awards you have won, and when you are releasing your next book. CNYRW will help you spread the word about your books, cheer you on with each success, and help you continue to publish your work. We can provide valuable contacts within the industry to help further your career.

If you're unpublished...

We can help you on the road to publication with informational meetings, special events, and a supportive community of fellow authors. Visit our About Us and Special Events pages to learn about upcoming events, and our Links page for informative resources!

Sound good? Join us!