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. *

September 19, 2015 - Maggie Shayne - Craft: The Three-Act Structure

October, 2015 - Date TBA - Nina Pietrafesa - Reviews

November, 2015 - Date TBA - Tracy Blair - Judging a Book by Its Cover

December, 2015 - Date TBA - Rose Ceremony and Holiday Party

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Next Program

Craft: The Three-Act Structure

CNYRW reconvenes in September with NYT bestselling author Maggie Shayne, who presents a program on the Three-Act Structure! You won't want to miss this information-packed presentation guaranteed to help you craft a tighter plot. Program date will be posted as soon as available. Until then, enjoy your summer!

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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 We are an active chapter of RWA, including published and unpublished members writing in a broad spectrum of romance subgenres, as well as other genres and nonfiction.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If you're unpublished...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!

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