First Coast Romance Writers, an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®, is an organization for both published and unpublished writers, as well as any individuals involved in the writing/publishing industry. The membership includes writers of all levels, from those working on their first manuscripts to award-winning authors. The chapter is dedicated to promoting excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops in a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry. FCRW strives to help writers become published and establish careers with innovative programs, networking opportunities and pertinent information on effective marketing techniques for members’ novels.


Category Length Romance

Jamestown Homecoming by Becke Turner

Steeped in Love by Julie Evelyn Joyce

Take Me Away by Jessie Gussman

Turbocharged by Jessie Gussman

Contemporary Romance

Closed Caption: Baggage by Renita Bradley

First Came a Tremble by Charlsie Estess

Murphy’s Secret by Becke Turner

Erotic Romance

Devi’s Bliss: Noelle by Mika Lane

Slo Ride by Sarah Vance-Tompkins

Twice Tethered by Sabine Priestley

Historical Romance

Dangerous by Genevieve LaViolette

Dangerous Moonlight by Genevieve LaViolette

The Rescue of Lord Grange by Elizabeth Everett

Inspirational Romance

The Beekeeper’s Daughter by Angela Arndt

Third Second Chance by Jayna Breigh

To Kiss A Carpenter by Kathleen Casey

Romantic Elements

Minutes & Misery by C.J. Burright

The Map with No Names by Kristin Judy

Bella Cigna by Wendi Dass

Romantic Suspense

Covet by Holly Dodd

Spring Tides by Jill Keene

Trial Run by Masha Levinson

Voice For the Dead by S.B. Woodson

Paranormal Romance

A ghost of a Chance by Katie Baldwin

Ancient Heat by Kira Shayde

The Twenty-Eighth Kiss by Michelle Joyce Bond

Young Adult Romance

A Whisper of Death by Yanicke Forfang

Covenant Park by Christine Gunderson

The Secret of Whitfield Manor by Kerry Feldmann


Lucienne Diver – Literary Agent and Author

Publishing A to Z – a look at the whole publishing process from what makes a manuscript stand out, through submissions, offers and negotiations, the editorial process and on to publication.

The Modern Publishing Landscape – with so many paths out there for writers now, what are the pros and cons of the various routes and what role does an agent play in the modern publishing landscape?

Lucienne will take up to one-hour of pitches after the workshops. Check the workshop page for details.

For more info, see our WORKSHOPS page, or email programs@firstcoastromancewriters.com