Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This collection of frequently asked questions will be updated as needed.

RWA who?

The Romance Writers of America is a non-profit whose mission is to advance the professional and business interests of career-focused writers of romance.

What is a Chapter of the RWA?

Chapters serve local or specific needs of the RWA community at large. Philadelphia Romance Writers is a local chapter of the RWA. There are also online chapters.

What does RWA membership provide?

The RWA is both a community and a resource for education. They hold a national conference. They recognize dedicated authors through service awards and the RITA contest. The RWA houses more than 100 chapters with their own conferences, awards, and contests. Members can also benefit from professional discounts. And more!

What does PRW membership provide?

Members receive discounted or free admission to all our hosted workshops and speaker events. We have monthly general meetings with an active community for answering questions about being an author and support novices, bestsellers, trad-pub, indie-pub, and hybrids. Local author opportunities are always signal boosted. And more!

How do I join the RWA?

It’s easy to do! Just check out this link:

How do I join the Philadelphia Romance Writers?

If you are already a member of the RWA, you can join the Philadelphia Romance Writers chapter. Associate memberships are also available.