Welcome to HCRW!

Beginning your journey as a romance writer? Author with several books under your belt? Independent or traditionally published? Heart of Carolina Romance Writers has something to offer you!

  • Attend an exciting monthly program with guest speakers who are knowledgeable on the craft, diversity, and marketing of romance.
  • Meet new colleagues, make great friends, and connect with writers who understand the trials and triumphs of the publishing industry.
  • Member benefits include: educational meetings; access to our members-only email discussion loop and Facebook page; discounted rates on chapter conferences, online programs taught by best-selling authors, contests and more!

Our Romance Writers of America membership is drawn from all over North Carolina and southern Virginia. Join us for an opportunity to meet and mingle with a fun group of active and accomplished writers. Regular Meetings are the second Saturday of each month at ECPI University, 4101 Doie Cope Road, Raleigh, NC.

Prospective members are encouraged to visit us for one free meeting
before joining—We look forward to seeing you!


Spring 2021 Romance Workshop with Farrah Rochon

Heart of Carolina Romance Writers is incredibly pleased to welcome USA Today Bestselling author of The Boyfriend Project, Farrah Rochon, as the main speaker of their 2021 Spring Conference.

Farrah will be presenting two workshops to our members and guests:

Using Psychology to Create Memorable Characters
For Serious Plotters Only: How to go from an idea to a fully-developed plot before you ever type Chapter One.

Saturday, March 13

Registration is $40 for HCRW members, and $50 for non-members.
A link to this virtual workshop will be provided before the event.
Register NOW!

Click here for more details!



Gathering postponed until further notice.
You are invited! Join us from 11:30 am -12:30 pm for the pre-meeting lunch at:
Golden Corral
6129 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC
The post-meeting coffee is announced after the meeting.


 See Our Full Online Workshop Schedule Here