First Coast Romance Writers, an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®, is an organization for both published and unpublished writers, as well as any individuals involved in the writing/publishing industry.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excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops in a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry.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


May 13, 2017

Nancy Haddock
#1 – Series Characters to Love. In this interactive program, come explore what makes enduring series characters.  What makes these characters memorable, sympathetic, and dynamic, and what kinds of arcs keep the reader or viewer coming back.

#2 – Kind, Effective Critiquing. Whether in a critique group, or simply working with a few critique buddies, learn what you can do to give positive, effective feedback – and how you can make the most of feedback from others.

Nancy Haddock is an award-winning and national bestselling author of mystery-romance and cozy mysteries. Basket Case and Paint the Town Dead are her current books in the Silver Six Crafting Mystery series with Berkley Prime Crime. The third book in the series, A Crime of Poison, will be released in December, 2017.

Nancy’s earlier books, also with Berkley, are La Vida VampireLast Vampire Standing, and Always The Vampire. These paranormal mystery-romances feature Cesca, aka Gidget with fangs, and are set in Haddock’s current hometown, St. Augustine, FL

Nancy draws on historic wealth, southern culture, and the plain old quirkiness of places and people for her books. She lives with her husband and rescue dog Baron. www.nancyhaddock.com

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