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. *

May 10, 2014 - Author-Editor Panel - A Discussion With Some of CNYRW's Authors Who Also Edit Professionally

June 7, 2014 - Susan Meier - Full-Day, Multi-Workshop Program. See our Special Events page for more info!

September, 2014 - Gayle Callen - Writing in Two Genres - Date TBA

October, 2014 - Speaker TBA - Date and Topic TBA

November, 2014 - Speaker TBA - Date and Topic TBA

December, 2014 - Rose Ceremony and Holiday Party - Date TBA

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"I'm a musician performing a service for my country. I just happen to be a werewolf." - Tokarz de Lobo Garnier, MOONLIGHT SERENADE (March 2014) by MJ Compton

Featured Author

Char Chaffin

Char Chaffin started reading romance, science fiction and horror at a very young age....
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Next Speaker

Author-Editor Panel

Join us May 10th for an author-editor panel! CNYRW members who write and edit professionally will join us for a discussion on their methods and experiences, and share their knowledge of the industry from a unique perspective. Question-and-answer period will follow.

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 We are an active chapter of RWA, including published and unpublished members writing in a broad spectrum of romance subgenres, as well as other genres and nonfiction.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If you're unpublished...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