First Coast Romance Writers, an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®, is an organization for both published and unpublished writers, as well as any individuals involved in the writing/publishing industry.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excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops in a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry.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

┬áThe contest is now open! Entries will be accepted from March 1 – 31 2018.



April 14, 2018

FCRW Members-only Retreat


For more info, see our WORKSHOPS page.