First Coast Romance Writers, an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®, is an organization for both published and unpublished writers, as well as any individuals involved in the writing/publishing industry.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excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops in a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry.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.

The NERFA Contest is now open!

Click here to view details and enter.




June 11

Workshop BLASTS!
Four half-hour workshops presented by four fabulous instructors for one fantastic afternoon
Charlee Allden – Using Tech for Business
Marie Long – The Secrets of Scrivener
Alyssa Day – Settings that Sizzle
Dee Carney – to be announced
For more info, see our WORKSHOPS page, or email programs@firstcoastromancewriters.com


The 2016 FCRW Writing Retreat (FCRW members only)

Hotel Address:
19 South 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach,  Florida
USA 32034
Check-in:    20-MAY-2016
Check-out:  22-MAY-2016
Room rates are $179.00 (This is the same rate as last year). All rooms are 2 queen beds. There are only 9 rooms blocked out, so find your roomies. You have until April 29, 2016 to book your room at this discounted rate.
Click on the following link to reserve your room: